2017-2018 History Course Descriptions
CHC2D/2L/2P – 20th Century Canadian History
- Starting with WWI up to the 21st Century
- Includes: Canada’s involvement with major battles in WWI, the roaring 20’s and Great Depression; Women’s Rights and the Suffrage Movement; Canada and WW2; Cold War; Regional Issues’ Indigenous Issues and Multiculturalism
- Potential Field trips include: Royal Ontario Museum, Archives of Ontario, Canadian War Plane Museum, HMCS Haida, and Residential School Tours
CHA3U – American History
- A university level program that starts with early America 1492-1775 and ends with America emerging as a world power post 1940 examining American political, social and economic structures
- Includes: First Contact, Colonial Experiences, Revolutionary America, Nationalism and Sectionalism, Emerging power and America as a world power
- Potential Field Trips: New York City, Washington D.C., Boston
CHW3M – World History to the 15th Century (Ancient and Medieval History)
- Starting with the Big Bang and ending with the Renaissance and its connection to our modern world
- Includes: The evolution of humans; first civilizations; Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; Early civilizations of Asia and Africa; Medieval Europe; Aztecs and Mayans; Renaissance
- Potential Field Trips: Royal Ontario Museum, Aga Khan Museum
CHT3O – World History Since 1900: Global Regional Interactions
- Starting with the birth of the 20th Century students will explore global and regional conflicts that developed in various countries and regions with a focus on Africa and Asia.
- Includes: Turn of the century, WWI, 20’s 30’s WWII, Cold War and 21st Century world
CHY4U – World History since the 15th Century (The West and the World)
- Beginning with the Renaissance, tracing the ideas, groups, movements and events which have shaped and created our world.
- Includes: The Renaissance; Reformation; exploration; Scientific Revolution; Enlightenment; French Revolution; Napoleonic Europe; Industrial Revolution; Romanticism; State Consolidation; WWI and the Development of the 20th Century
- Option for AP (Advanced Placement Program) where students can achieve a University credit in European History
- Potential Trips: ROM, Huron College- University of Western Ontario – University and Career experience
CHI4U – Canadian History, Identity and Culture
- Starting with our First Nations and ending with the Development of 21st Century Canada
- Includes: First Nations history; First Contact and Exploration; New France; British Conquest and Colonial Life; Confederation; Growth of early Canada; WWI through the 20’s WWII and the growth of the 20th Century.
- Work with the Dufferin County Museum, Royal Ontario Museum and Archives of Ontario
CHM4E – Adventures in World History
- Take an adventure through World History!
- Investigates mysteries of the world and the beginning of human civilization.
- Includes pirates, torture, disasters, execution, monuments and more!