CHC2D Academic
Canadian History since World War I

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Canadian and World Studies

Grade 10

Prerequisites: None

1 Credit

4 Units, 20 learning activities

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.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Canadian history since World War I

Learning Activity 2 On the homefront during the war

Learning Activity 3 On the homefront after the war

Learning Activity 4 The Roaring Twenties


Learning Activity 5 How did Canada respond and change?