Course Description CHI4U

Course Title:Canada: History, Identity, and Culture
Course Code: CHI4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: Any 3U or 3M level Canadian and World Studies,
                     English or Social Studies and Humanities course
Course Description:
This course explores the challenges associated with the formation of a Canadian national
identity. Students will examine the social, political, and economic forces that have shaped
Canada from the pre-contact period to the present and will investigate the historical roots of
contemporary issues from a variety of perspectives. Students will use critical-thinking and
communication skills to consider events and ideas in historical context, debate issues of
culture and identity, and present their own views.
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