Strand A: Creating Canada, 1850-1890


  • Not all Canadians enjoyed the same rights and privileges in the new nation.
  • People in Canada had different reactions to the creation and expansion of the country.
  • This was an era of major political and economic change, which affected various groups in Canada in different ways.

Canada’s Confederation

  • 1850-1967: Canada becomes a country (movement from British North America to the Dominion of Canada)
  • Exploring the colonies that united to form the country