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Black Canadians

Horizons Chapter 2-3

Bennett Ford

on 22 February 2011

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History of Slavery in canada Tribal: Haida, Tlingit
Existed in New France
1793 Act Against Slavery
1834-banned throughout the Empire Black Canadians slaves
freed slaves
arrived with loyalist wave
came as free subjects of empire ROles in Upper Canada Past vs History REPRESENTATION Schedule:
Current Events
Black Canadians
underground railroad: Online Escape
the role of women
Assignment#2 slaves
the Black Militia (1837) 1793 Act Against Slavery
no new slaves
those born enslaved, free by 25 BRookes The Underground RailRoad Activist Network
former slaves
abolitionists Who were they? Online Escape Get laptop
Go to http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/j1.html
make notes on the people you encounter on your journey How did they do it? Arriving in Canada Black Settlements
Salt Spring Island
Lake Simcoe Reception? Page 26 Who did you meet? Current Events Find a Pard'ner Research Assignment Expectations
Each of you will be assigned a person to profile
Give some biographic detail (birth, death, location, title, 1 paragraph)
Explain historical significance (1 paragraph) Include 1 picture
create profile page for display including both paragraphs and picture Sample
picture Biography Name Historical Significance Here's an idea for a format Remember required points
biography (1par)
historical significance (1par)
keep it to one page
use either Word or Publisher
will be turned in on Idrive
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because they couldn't own property, it depended on their fathers and husbands Working Life difficult, labour filled days for everyone
crossed class barriers, women worked together Pop Quiz! 1) In what year did women get the right to vote in federal elections?

2)Who was Canada's first (and only) female Prime Minister?

3) What percentage of members of parliament are women? 1)1918

2) Kim Campbell (1993 ,132days)

3) 21.1% (45th in the world) Vocabulary Cards
With the remainder of the vocabulary words, beyond those recorded previously, we will produce cards with the word on one side, and the definition on the other.
They must be shown to be complete in order to avoid a vocab quiz.
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