Welcome to British North America : Conflicts in British North America (HC)

SKU: 9781773081441

Heather Hudak
Welcome to British North America Series
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six
Algonquin, Huron, Iroquois, Mi'kmaq, Wendat
Book Type:
Beech Street Books
Welcome to British North America Series
Copyright Date:

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Welcome to British North America is a six volume set of 32-page books written by Heather Hudak for Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 3 to 6 the books offer introductions to the history of British North America. In Conflicts in British North America readers are introduced to the various European nations who tried to establish settlements and came into conflicts in what became Canada. It recognizes the First Nations who had territories long before the newcomers arrived. In six brief chapters the topics include Claims on Canada among the French, British, and First Nations; Colonists in Conflict; Great Britain Controls North America; Concern over Acadia; Great Britain Gains Control; and the War of 1812. Limited details are provided about Indigenous and settler alliances, removal of the Acadians, the role of the Wabanaki Confederacy and the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Each volume has a glossary of terms; suggested references; and an index.  The book contains simply written text illustrated with maps, charts, contemporary photographs and paintings. Each book has brief sidebars of additional details about a topic as well as suggested framing questions that assist students in using the historical inquiry method. Content Consultant is John Walsh, Department of History, Carleton University.  Guided Reading Level: V-W.  Recommended.

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