Classical Conversations Cycle 1 Week 22

History

What was the British North American Act?

Canada_provinces_1867-1870The British North American Act (BNA) came as a result of the leaders in eastern Canada wanting to unite the three remaining British colonies. The BNA was presented to the British parliament in 1866 and was passed on July 1st. The three colonies that were united were Novia Scotia, New Brunswick, and the separate British colonies of Canada. These colonies became the Dominion of Canada. The BNA served as the constitution of Canada until 1982.

 

What did the “Dominion of Canada” mean?

800px-Peace_monument_Belle_IsleThe Dominion of Canada was chosen instead of Kingdom of Canada to avoid offending the U.S. by forming a kingdom on its northern border. The Dominion would have relatively autonomy (independent, but still under Britain rule) under the political protection and control of Great Britain.

 

How did Canada gain total independence from Britain?

After WWII, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau presented a new constitution to the British Parliament. This constitution was called the Canada Act, which kept ties to the British monarchy, but claimed total autonomy from Great Britain. In March 1982, the British passed the Canada Act.

Why is French spoken in Quebec?

Francophone (French-speaking) Canadians in Quebec struggled to reclaim their French culture. They posed a Quiet Revolution by lobbying for French to be the national language. Although Canada did not solely adopt French as their language, they have declared themselves as a bilingual society that will offer all federal services in French and English.

Other Resources: Everything You Need to Know About World History Homework pp. 68-69

Science

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Cold – major masses of air is cold

 

warm_front

Warm – major masses of air is warm

 

 

Stationary_front_symbol

Stationary – boundary of two air masses, neither of them is stronger to replace the other

 

 

Occluded_front_symbol

Occluded – cold front overtakes a warm front

 

 

Everything You Need to Know About Science Homework pp. 73-75

 

Math

Commutative Law

Video starts at 3 minutes and 40 seconds

 

Grammar

Linking Verb (week 22 starts at 13 seconds)

 

Latin

4th Declension starts at 1 minute and 45 seconds

 

Geography

Canadian Waters

Canadian Waters

 

 

Other resources:

Fine Arts

Orchestra & Composers

When it comes to Fine Arts the best resource out there is Half a Hundred Acre Wood! She has an entire post dedicated to Orchestra and Composers for weeks 19-24 and with tons of great resources. These resources include free lap book pages, free printable, music, links for additional resources, and much, much more! Be sure to scroll down the page for the resource you want. Click here to be taken there! 🙂

Timeline (week 22 starts at 5 minute and 00 seconds)

 

History Timeline Song Video with Music Only – Classical Conversations from Eneldo on Vimeo.

Booklist

Click here for a great correlating booklist  created by halfahundredacrewood.com. The list is broken down for each CC subject.

Click here for another great reading list created by livingouthislove.com.

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