CHC2D – Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic



Course Description

This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different individuals, groups, and communities, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on identities, citizenship, and heritage in Canada. Students will develop an understanding of some of the political developments and government policies that have had a lasting impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Historical Inquiry and Skill Development
Unit 2Canada and The Great War
Unit 3The Roaring Twenties
Unit 4The Great Depression
Unit 5The Second World War
Unit 6The Cold War
Unit 7Canadian Identity and Civil Rights Movement
Unit 81984 to Present