In this course we will study Canada’s development, beginning with colonization in the 16th century all the way up to 2000. Along the way, we will cover topics such as:

  • What is Canadian Identity?
  • How have French-English tensions shaped Canadian history?
  • What role did the First Nations play in the early development of Canada?
  • What have been the effects of British Imperialism in Canada...
    • on the First Nations?
    • on the French?
    • on other ethnic minorities & immigration?
    • on Canadian identity?
  • How have Canadian-American tensions shaped Canadian history?

We will address all of these while building important academic skills to prepare students for Grade 11, 12, and University.

This course covers 20th century world history up to 1950. We will address topics such as:

  • The long-lasting effects of the Treaty of Versailles
  • The rise of nationalist movements and totalitarian regimes
  • The breakdown of long-standing empires
  • Technology's effect on the society, politics and the economy

We will address all of these while building important academic skills to prepare students for Grade 12 and University.

Welcome to 20th Century World History

Big Idea #1: Nationalist movements can unite people in common causes or lead to intense conflict between different groups.

Big Idea #2: The rapid development and proliferation of technology in the 20th century led to profound social, economic, and political changes.

Big Idea #3: The breakdown of long-standing empires created new economic and political systems.

Course Themes:
1- The Rise and Rule of Dictators
2- Movements: Civil Wars, Revolution, and Independence Movements
3- Human Rights and Genocide
4- The Conclusion of the Cold War
5- International Peace and Cooperation
6- World Migration and the Impact of Communication Technology


BC Psychology 12


AP Psychology is a course meant for students who intend to take the AP Psychology exam in May of 2018.  Ms. Bartell is teaching this course for the 2017-2018 school year.