Canada History Buffs
Canadian Connections to England
As a Canadian, you have likely had some notion that there is a political tie to Britain but maybe don’t know why or whether there’s much connection at all anymore. Have you noticed these significant hints that England has some power here in Canada?
Cool Facts About Canadian Inventors
Inventions of all kinds are made every day and around the world. Something new is on the brink of discovery all the time; we just have to be ready to find it. Someone has to come up with the simple and more complex things that solve the problems we face in our daily lives. Here are 5 of the many Canadian inventions that did just that.
Canada’s History Through the Prime Ministers
Check the end of the article for the PDF download link of this history article and additional history resources. Prime ministers have been the head of the Canadian government since 1867. The prime minister’s office was adapted from that which was used at that time in Britain. There are no restrictions on the length of term in office. Some prime ministers were in office for less than a year, some for 10+ years.
Canadian Landscape Art – The Group of Seven
Artists have been able to take in a natural sight and put what they see on canvas for us to enjoy as well. For many years, Europe was thought to be the most beautiful place for landscape artists to work, while Canada was seen as unworthy of an artist’s time. This all changed in 1910. Seven artists created a group to showcase the beauty in the Canadian landscapes. They later gave themselves the name, The Group of Seven, and began exhibiting their work in 1920.
The Spanish Flu of 1918 in Canada
Pandemics have been happening around the world since the beginning of time. Many have wiped out cities and villages quickly. From the bubonic plague to the coronavirus, we have learned that pandemics can pop up and infiltrate a population quickly. One pandemic that hit Canada was the Spanish flu from 1918 to 1920. The Spanish flu spread quickly around the world. It spread through Canada and for two years is estimated to have killed 55,000 people in Canada alone. Killing full villages and cities throughout the world.
Music Throughout History – Course Sample from Schoolhouse Teachers
Music is an important and enjoyable part of most people’s everyday lives. We listen to it to worship the Lord, to accompany us in certain tasks and activities, and to give us a reason to dance and move! Over the years, music has been a part of the human experience and that experience has been compiled in a high school SchoolhouseTeachers.com course Music Throughout History.
The Facts and Fondness of Maple Syrup Harvesting
Maple syrup is a yummy staple in many Canadian homes. One of the promises of early spring is the chance to venture a walk through a sugar maple bush. The beautiful scenery and the sight of sap flowing from trees is a traditional family field trip. Some farms still have the pots attached to the side of the trees, and when you look in, you get to see the watery sap that starts the delicious journey into maple syrup. Tubes that hook from tree to tree are another way to collect the sweet sap, which is an easier and convenient process for big producers. Whichever way they do it, the outcome is sure to tempt many taste buds.
Women Through History
Have you been intrigued by the way and the why of a woman’s life in different parts of the world in years gone by?