Fall 2019 - HIST 102W D900
Canada since Confederation (3)
Class Number: 4836
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 14, 2019
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Canadian social, political, and economic history from 1867, examining aboriginal/settler relations, immigration, regionalism, foreign policy, economic development, culture, and political movements. Students with credit for HIST 102 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.
This course examines major social, cultural, economic, and political, developments in Canadian history since Confederation. Lectures will explore topics such as indigenous/settler relations, Canada’s role in the World Wars, the growth of the Canadian welfare state, foreign policy, the Quiet Revolution and Quebec nationalism, multiculturalism, and Canada’s Rights Revolution. Tutorial discussions will build on the themes from the lectures, and the assigned readings and associated assignments are designed to help develop critical thinking, analytical, and writing skills.
- Tutorial participation 15%
- Primary source analyses (2 x 15%) 30%
- Secondary literature analyses (2 x 15%) 30%
- Final examination 25%
William Kelleher Storey and Mairi Cowan, Writing History: A Guide for Canadian Students, Fifth Edition, Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Required readings for tutorials will be available through SFU Canvas.
Robert Wardhaugh, et.al., Destinies: Canadian History since Confederation, 8th Edition. Toronto: Nelson Education, 2017.
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