The War of 1812: Shaping Canadian Identity
Teachers should be able to conduct the lesson in one or two classes.
Students will explore the location, causes and participants of the War of 1812. They will understand and explain how participating in the war has shaped Canada’s identity as a country today.
Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Grade 8 Social Studies: Dynamic Relationships DR8.3 Assess how historical events in Canada (such as the War of 1812) have affected the present Canadian identity.