Canada History Buffs
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?
The History of Homeschooling in Canada
As Canadians, we have a lot of freedoms including the ability to homeschool our children. This is a great advantage to families that are always on the go. They can pick up their curriculum, gather the children in the car and go wherever they desire with no limits.
The Halifax Explosion
Halifax, Nova Scotia is a busy, fast-paced city with something exciting always going on. It is a beautiful city nestled right by the water and a popular tourist attraction. This is a city where the lights always seem to be on, and people always seem to be on the go. People leave their small town in search of excitement and adventure and head over to the hustle and bustle known as Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Discover the Fur Trade at Rocky Mountain House
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta is deceptively named. There is no sign of the Rockies from this small town perched on the North Saskatchewan River. Located in Alberta’s foothills, it was a strategic fur trade post for the Hudson’s Bay Company and the North West Company. Today, it’s a beautiful place to explore and discover more about Canada’s history.