CGW4U – Global Issues

In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and will analyze government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.

Social Studies 10 – Conflict and Canada

At the turn of the twentieth century, WWI was to set a precedent for all wars to follow. Involving nations from around the globe, the world had never seen a military conflict on this scale. Beginning in 1914 and lasting until 1918, this event would change the face of the world forever. Fought primarily in Europe, WWI claimed the lives of over nine million people and was one of the most deadly military conflicts in history.

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 14: The End of WWII | Consequences

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 13: The End of WWII | Causes

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 12: Major Battles in WWII

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 11: D-Day

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 10: Canada and The Holocaust

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 9: The Holocaust

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 8: Japanese Internment | Part 2

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’

GR10 – Conflict and Canada – Unit 3 – Lesson 7: Japanese Internment | Part 1

What major military and diplomatic choices of the main actors (Europe and in North America) led to the outbreak of WWII?
Did Canada’s effort make a difference to the emerging Total War of WWII?
Was a Secret War necessary to winning WWII?
How should we remember those who fought for Canada?
Why did Indigenous People fight for Canada, when Canada didn’t fight for them?
Was Canada justified in it’s internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II?
Could Canada have done more to prevent the atrocities of the Holocaust?
What was it like to be in the major battles of WWII?
What are the causes and consequences of a second ‘World War?’