Constitution Act, 1867: Canada Becomes a Nation

What is Confederation? In Canada, the term Confederation refers to the union of the three British North American colonies. The three colonies were made into the four provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. The other provinces and territories entered Confederation later. What did Confederation do? The Constitution Act, 1867 created a federal…

Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France fall to Hitler and Germany

Timeline… April 9, 1940 – Nazis invaded Denmark and Norway. May 10, 1940 – Nazis invaded France and Belgium. May 15, 1940 – Holland surrendered to the Nazis. What You need to know Beforehand: Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) was economically important to Germany Germany relied on iron ore from Sweden (shipped through Norway) to…

Introduction to Ancient Egypt

Civilization in Egypt began around 3,100 BCE and lasted approximately 3,500 years. Egyptologists have been uncovering the ruins and artifacts, deciphering inscriptions, and restoring monuments of ancient Egypt for centuries. 13th Century BCE – Khaemwese was the first Egyptologist (son of Ramses II). Ancient Egypt is much more than just Pharaoh, pyramids, elaborate burials, and…

Dorothy Smith: History & Feminist theory

Born on July 6, 1926 in Northallerton Yorkshire England to Tom and Dorothy Place and her three brothers. The History Dorothy Edith Smith is a Canadian sociologist with research interest in sociology and many other disciplines including women’s studies, psychology and educational studies as well as sub-fields of sociology including feminist theory, family studies and…