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Into That Country to Work: Gold Rush

In the article, “Into the Country Work”, by Mica Jorgenson, the reader is introduced to the fact that there is a major absence of an Aboriginal presence in historical documents about Barkerville and the Barkerville gold rush. By using primary… Continue Reading →

Women of New France: Untold Truths

                                           Through out history the women of New France have been portrayed as a “pull” or “push” factor for men… Continue Reading →

The Acadians: Article

  Unlike the CBC website, the article, “ Acadian Identity: The Creation and Re-Creation of Community by Naomi E.S. Griffiths, was full of resources and gave a more in-depth time line of the Acadians. The main objective of the article… Continue Reading →

The Acadians: CBC Web Page Review

         Upon first glance of the website, http://www.cbc.ca/acadian/index.html, the site seems simple, direct and to the point. The color scheme represents an older time complete with pictures, links and resources. The fact that is has been created… Continue Reading →

Women of New France: One Woman’s Story

In the article, “A Fille du Roi’s Passage,” by Adrienne Leduc, the author educates the reader about her husband’s ancestor’s Canadian past and how she herself, Adrienne Leduc, can relate as she too came to Canada as an immigrant.

Beothuk: Two Articles, Two Different Opinions

Beothuk on the Eve of Extinction                In the article, “The Beothuk On The Eve of Their Extinction” written by Donald H. Holly Jr, the reader is introduced to the argument that, unlike popular… Continue Reading →

Canada

Open TextBook Source: Canada

Charivaris of Power

In the article, “From Folklore to Revolution: Charivaris and the Lower Canadian Rebellion of 1837”, Allan Greer introduces the reader to the historical custom of charivaris and how that custom changed and became an important part of the rebellion of… Continue Reading →

A Great Humbug: British Columbia’s Gold Rushes

Through a variety of primary sources in the article ,“A great Humbug; British Columba’s Gold Rushes”, the reader is introduced to three different letters that suggest British Columbia was not a land of opportunity.[vii] This contradicts the stories circulating through… Continue Reading →

Coins and Canada – Pre-confederation commercial tokens – Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Wellington, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland

Coins and Canada – Pre-confederation commercial tokens – Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Wellington, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland Source: Coins and Canada – Pre-confederation commercial tokens – Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Wellington, Prince… Continue Reading →

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