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Type: Interactive Resource
Description: Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available. Commanding the entrance to the narrows leading to St. John's Bay and the town of St. John's, Newfoundland, Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada commemorates Signal Hill's role in Canada's defence and communications history.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In January of 1998, Parks Canada introduced a weekly Web Site named This Week in History, which presents a variety of events that have shaped Canada's past, present and future. These short texts are summaries, not complete histories, meant to entice the reader to explore Canadian history. Search by keyword or by title.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Interactive Resource
Description: Help the ghost of Samuel de Champlain regain his memory of Canada`s national historic sites in an interactive game for younger children.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Lesson plan for teaching the factors that led up to the War of 1812. The War of 1812's origins are embedded in the Loyalist years 1776 - 1811 and much of the bitterness of the War of 1812 was a result of the treatment Loyalists received during the American revolution.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This classroom activity allows students to explore the roles played by Canada's prime ministers The Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier and The Right Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King with regards to the conscription crises of World War I and World War II.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: What was life like in Port-Royal, Acadia, and what was the significance of the success of this small colony? This learning activity offers the opportunity to explore the trials and successes of this small group of French colonists from the perspective of one of its members.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document Interactive Resource
Description: Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Interactive Resource
Description: Until the 1960s, Sagas, or Legends, originating in the 11th century, were the only evidence archaeologists had that the Norse people came to North America before other Europeans. These stories were passed down orally, and written down in the 13th and 14th centuries. century. Many of the details of these stories remain open to speculation. In the following activity, you'll have the opportunity to formulate your own opinion by examining the documentary and archaeological evidence.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The following activities are intended for use in conjunction with the Who Will Remember Us? booklet, which outlines the contributions that women and women's organizations have made in Atlantic Canada.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Interactive Resource
Description: Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available. The Newfoundland Memorial Site is located within the French commune of Beaumont-Hamel, at the northern end of the region of the Somme, some nine kilometres northeast of the town of Albert. Opened in 1925, the site commemorates Newfoundlanders who served in the First World War.
Site: Parks Canada
 
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