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Socials DOL #4- Canadian Autonomy

As Japan continued to take over the north of China throughout the 1930s, tensions continued to rise and those tensions were what led to the Marco Polo Bridge Incident in 1937. Japanese troops were eventually pulled out and people didn’t… Continue Reading →

Is Trudeau Laurier’s Successor?

Below is the link to my academic controversy T-chart.   Sources used:    

Socials DOL #3- Canadian Confederation

June 1, 1857   Sir John Manners-Sutton,    I am writing this letter on behalf of the citizens of New Brunswick. Since the Fenian Raids, the people of New Brunswick are very insecure and demanding confederation. Yes, I am aware… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #6

In-depth night is just around the corner and my project is five meters away from the finish line. During the past several months, I met with my mentor three to four times each month and during those meetings, I made significant progress. I can’t explain how much I learned… Continue Reading →

Canadian Biography Check-In

For my independent novel study, I decided to research on Canada’s seventh, and first francophone prime minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. The five passages from André Pratte’s biography, Wilfrid Laurier, that captivated my attention are the following: “Strangely enough, the monument’s sponsors did… Continue Reading →

John A. Macdonald: A Proud, or Shameful Founding Father of Canada?

Mr. Morris Humanities 16 April 2018 A Proud, or Shameful Founding Father of Canada?        Thousands are protesting in Ontario, demanding officials to take down monuments of John A. Macdonald. Why though? John A. Macdonald was the man who led Canada… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #5

Over spring break, my mentor and I had a total of three meetings and as a result, I was able to make tremendous amounts of progress and finish building the miniature wooden house I’ve been working on. My mentor gave me extensive… Continue Reading →

Socials DOL #2- Independent Inquiry

How did the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) culturally and socially affect the Chinese? A. Historical Significance:  Outline the focus of your inquiry and provide background knowledge. Why is this an important and significant question to ask about… Continue Reading →

Socials DOL #1- Postnationalism

1. Choose an event from Canada’s past or present (social, political, environmental, or economic) and describe / illustrate (show cause and effect) how this event influenced / influences all four of the quadrants. Provide images / primary source evidence where… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #4

So far, I have had five meetings with my mentor. Unfortunately, I was only able to meet up with my mentor once since the last blog post due to a lot of activities and events I had to attend during the… Continue Reading →

Sourcing a Significant Personal Object

1. Inquiry Question What is the story of Lauryn’s trophy? 2. Source Although I wasn’t there to witness the making process of the trophy, the trophy is a firsthand evidence from the tournament itself. On the trophy, it says was produced in… Continue Reading →

Historical Thinking Review

How do we know what we know about the past? The human brain works in such a way that we tend to take the information given to us and make inferences based on our prior knowledge. For example, Buzzfeed Unsolved. Although Buzzfeed Unsolved… Continue Reading →

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