Better than Andrea.

Socials Political Cartoon (A Billion Dollar Trap)

Hello! Here’s my political cartoon along with the supporting writing. It’s kind of small but if you click on it you get a much larger version of it. Thanks! “The ‘plot’ of my cartoon revolves around the 1 billion dollar LNG offer made by Petronas to a Native Canadian community. The company is offering the large amount of money in exchange for the consent of numerous Aboriginal communities as they.. Read More

Political Narrative Document of Learning (Saving our Planet)

Through the course of our study with modern Canadian politics, we looked at various political narratives such as identity, government, economy and geography. It is quite difficult to select only one of these narratives as the most compelling. However, one political narrative that particularly interests me is ‘environment’ (geography). Preserving or improving the condition of our environment is very significant to me and I believe it should be one of.. Read More

Frank’s Socials Midterm

Throughout the course of the socials term, I have engaged in several of the prescribed learning outcomes included in the skills and processes of Social Studies 10. I would also like to begin exploring learning outcomes in sections we have not explored yet, or have not studied comprehensively. PLO A1: Several of the achievement indicators for this learning outcome were investigated in preparation for our classroom debate. Prior to participating in.. Read More

A Hopeful Goodbye

 My final address as Tenskwatawa, a Native American, has been pasted below.  “My ambitions and goals were never achieved. I was born a burden and I died a failure. However, it is unreasonable to say that I never had any high points in my life. My brother, Tecumseh, and I tried to create a united front of Native American tribes. We believed that if Native Americans worked together, we’d be.. Read More

Act of Union 1840 : A Chain of Events

Here’s a link to one of the green-coded resources on Colonial Canada: The article above describes the Act of Union 1840. The Act of Union was proclaimed on February 10th, 1841 and merged the colonies of Upper Canada and Lower Canada under one government, creating the Province of Canada. The article also explained some history behind the Act as well as how it worked. I chose this article for several reasons. While.. Read More

Technological Advancements and Nice People

Where have we been? I had to first understand who the “we” is in this question. I don’t think there is a real right answer, but for the sake of the blog post I’ll say that “we” is referring to the human race. However, I then began to wonder what the “been” in the question means as well. Is it referring to the most recent developments and events of the.. Read More