Includes Aboriginal policy, immigration and national identity; Canada, Britain and the US; World Wars; economic modernization; the Great Depression; regionalism; political and social movements; and the creation of 'Canadian' culture. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 325 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W.
Includes immigration policy; the welfare state; Aboriginal peoples; the Cold War; resource economies and national politics; continentalism and free trade; constitutional crises; conflicting nationalisms; and new social movements. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 326 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W .
This course examines the second half of the twentieth century, from the end of the Second World War and the return of the veterans. Topics will explore the optimism and uncertainty of the later 1940s, the affluence and conservatism of the 1950s, as well as the pervasive menace of the Cold War, the increasing complexities of Canada/US relations, the social and ideological upheavals of the 1960s, on-going issues of immigration, Aboriginal rights, Quebec/Canada relations, the Trudeau era of Constitutional reforms and later economic and environmental debates. The course will employ both primary and secondary source materials in print and visual format.