Best 19th Century Canadian History Books

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1. 2nd Grade Social Studies: Daily Practice Workbook | 20 Weeks of Fun Activities | History | Civic and Government | Geography | Economics | + Video … Each Question (Social Studies by ArgoPrep)

Author: by ArgoPrep
Published at: Argo Brothers (January 17, 2021)
ISBN: 978-1951048709

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Social Studies Daily Practice Workbook by ArgoPrep allows students to build foundational skills and review concepts. Our workbooks explore social studies topics in-depth with ArgoPrep’s 5 E’s to build social studies mastery. Our workbooks offer students 20 weeks of practice of various social studies skills required for 2nd Grade including History, Civics and Government, Geography, and Economics.

Students will explore science topics in-depth with ArgoPrep’s 5 E’S to build social studies mastery. Engaging with the topic: Read a short text on the topic and answer multiple-choice questions. Exploring the topic: Interact with the topic on a deeper level by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data.

Explaining the topic: Make sense of the topic by explaining and beginning to draw conclusions about the data. Experimenting with the topic: Investigate the topic through hands-on, easy to implement experiments. Elaborating on the topic: Reflect on the topic and use all information learned to draw conclusions and evaluate results.


2. Crochet for Absolute Beginners: The Essential Guide To Crocheting Your Very First Project In Less Than 2 Hours | Includes Super Easy Patterns to Relax While Spending Your Free Time Productively

Author: by Sarah Afghan
Published at: Independently published (January 23, 2021)
ISBN: 979-8599321675

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Would you like to start a new hobby that allows you to be productive while still enjoying a relaxing night at home? Then I’m sure you will love crocheting! Many people tend to think that crochet is a really complex hobby, that takes a lot of time to learn and perfect, but the reality is that if you have the right instructions and advice you can start crafting awesome creations even if you never had any experience before.

This easy step-by-step guide is specially written to make you able to crochet your first piece in less than 2 hours even if you’ve never held a crochet hook in your hand before. By reading this book, you will learn:What are all the Supplies and Tools you will need, to have everything set up and ready to start creating your first projectHow to properly read a Pattern, so you can always be sure that you are following the right directions to avoid starting overEverything you need to know about the most used Stitches and Patterns, so you can easily have the ability and knowledge to start creating any kind of project you can think ofHow to Avoid the 10 Most Common Mistakes that beginners often do, so you will not waste your time or redo a project from zero due to these simply avoidable errors14 Easy Projects Illustrated Step-by-Step to start making practice straightaway while watching your favorite Tv series or listening to podcast& Much More!


3. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies

Author: by Alan Taylor
Published at: Vintage; Reprint edition (October 4, 2011)
ISBN: 978-0679776734

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In the early nineteenth century, Britons and Americans renewed their struggle over the legacy of the American Revolution, leading to a second confrontation that redefined North America. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor’s vivid narrative tells the riveting story of the soldiers, immigrants, settlers, and Indians who fought to determine the fate of a continent.

Would revolutionary republicanism sweep the British from Canada? Or would the British contain, divide, and ruin the shaky republic? In a world of double identities, slippery allegiances, and porous boundaries, the leaders of the republic and of the empire struggled to control their own diverse peoples.

The border divided Americansformer Loyalists and Patriotswho fought on both sides in the new war, as did native peoples defending their homelands. And dissident Americans flirted with secession while aiding the British as smugglers and spies. During the war, both sides struggled to sustain armies in a northern land of immense forests, vast lakes, and stark seasonal swings in the weather.


4. Distracted and Defeated: the rulers and the ruled

Author: by Mike Bhangu
Published at: BBP (March 20, 2017)
ISBN: 978-0994079947

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From time to time, the “haves” of society shape and manipulate the type of information the “have-nots” absorb and become. The “haves” tamper with information so to control the type of thoughts and actions the “have-nots” might conjure. If the “have-nots” were free to think freely, they might challenge the status quo.

If the current state of affairs is modified, “the haves” might lose their status as “the haves” and the power they’re accustom to. The accumulation of each instance has birthed an illusion and every person is subject to the misinformation.

To make matters worse, most people are born with a trusting mindset and do not expect the deception. Nor are they prepared for it. The mystery is worldwide and evident throughout written history. The manner in which the world is presented isn’t complete and fabrications are scattered throughout the chronology.


5. The Official Word Search Puzzle Book of the 1950's (Puzzler)

Author: by Jenny Patterson
Published at: Independently published (January 31, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1795527309

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THIS LARGE-TYPE WORD SEARCH PUZZLE BOOK WILL TAKE YOU BACK IN TIME TO THE ERA OF HULA HOOPS, POODLE SKIRTS, AND JUKE BOXES. With each puzzle you’ll have a chance to visit another piece of the past. Written to challenge and entertain and even educate.

Exercising the brain, while offering hours of fun. Enjoy the challenge of word searching in an easy-to-read format. Seniors Love these Easy-to-Read Puzzles Puzzles are all related to events and happenings of the 1950’s providing amusing, and challenging entertainment 60 Themed Word Search Puzzles Large, Easy-to-Read A Great Gift for Any Friend with Limited eyesight Perfect Gift for Word Search Lovers Large Type Easy to Read Solutions Great for Anyone Tired of Pulling out their Reading Glasses or Squinting at the Text Hours of Entertainment Enjoyable and Fun Solutions Also Presented in Large Type Book is Printed as 8 X 11 for Ease of Use


6. 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality

Author: by Bob Joseph
Published at: Indigenous Relations Press (April 10, 2018)
ISBN: 978-0995266520

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Since its creation in 1876, the Indian Act has dictated and constrained the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Peoples, and is at the root of many enduring stereotypes. Bob Joseph’s book comes at a key time in the reconciliation process, when awareness from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities is at a crescendo.

Joseph examines how Indigenous Peoples can return to self-government, self-determination, and self-reliance-and why doing so would result in a better country for every Canadian. He dissects the complex issues around the Indian Act, and demonstrates why learning about its cruel and irrevocable legacy is vital for the country to move toward true reconciliation.


7. Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage

Author: by Brian Castner
Published at: Doubleday (March 13, 2018)
ISBN: 978-0385541626

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In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie’s route by canoe in a grueling journey – and discovered the Passage he could not find.

Disappointment River is a dual historical narrative and travel memoir that at once transports readers back to the heroic age of North American exploration and places them in a still rugged but increasingly fragile Arctic wilderness in the process of profound alteration by the dual forces of globalization and climate change.

Fourteen years before Lewis and Clark, Mackenzie set off to cross the continent of North America with a team of voyageurs and Chipewyan guides, to find a trade route to the riches of the East. What he found was a river that he named “Disappointment.” Mackenzie died thinking he had failed.He was wrong.

In this book, Brian Castner not only retells the story of Mackenzie’s epic voyages in vivid prose, he personally retraces his travels, battling exhaustion, exposure, mosquitoes, white water rapids and the threat of bears. He transports readers to a world rarely glimpsed in the media, of tar sands, thawing permafrost, remote indigenous villages and, at the end, a wide open Arctic Ocean that could become a far-northern Mississippi of barges and pipelines and oil money.


8. The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

Author: by Pierre Berton
Published at: Basic Books; Later Printing edition (December 17, 2003)
ISBN: 978-0786713172

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In 1897 a grimy steamer docked in Seattle and set into epic motion the incredible succession of events that Pierre Berton’s exhilarating The Klondike Fever chronicles in all its splendid and astonishing folly. For the steamer Portland bore two tons of pure Klondike gold.

And immediately, the stampede north to Alaska began. Easily as many as 100,000 adventurers, dreamers, and would-be miners from all over the world struck out for the remote, isolated gold fields in the Klondike Valley, most of them in total ignorance of the long, harsh Alaskan winters and the territory’s indomitable terrain.

Less than a third of that number would complete the enormously arduous mountain journey to their destination. Some would strike gold. Berton’s story belongs less to the few who would make their fortunes than to the many swept up in the gold mania, to often unfortunate effects and tragic ends.

It is a story of cold skies and avalanches, of con men and gamblers and dance hall girls, of sunken ships, of suicides, of dead horses and desperate men, of grizzly old miners and millionaires, of the land its exploitation and revenge.


9. The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

Author: by Howard Blum
Published at: Crown; Reprint edition (March 27, 2012)
ISBN: 978-0307461735

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New York Times bestselling author Howard Blum expertly weaves together three narratives to tell the true story of the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush. It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures-gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen-are now victims of their own success.

But then gold is discovered in Alaska and the adjacent Canadian Klondike and a new frontier suddenly looms: an immense unexplored territory filled with frozen waterways, dark spruce forests, and towering mountains capped by glistening layers of snow and ice.

In a true-life tale that rivets from the first page, we meet Charlie Siringo, a top-hand sharp-shooting cowboy who becomes one of the Pinkerton Detective Agency’s shrewdest; George Carmack, a California-born American Marine who’s adopted by an Indian tribe, raises a family with a Taglish squaw, and makes the discovery that starts off the Yukon Gold Rush; and Jefferson “Soapy” Smith, a sly and inventive conman who rules a vast criminal empire.

10. Niagara 1814: The final invasion (Campaign)

Author: by Jon Latimer
Published at: Osprey Publishing; 1st edition (May 19, 2009)
ISBN: 978-1846034398

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The War of 1812 (1812-1814) has the strange distinction of being a war largely forgotten by both of its main participants. Despite being overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars raging in Europe, the War of 1812 saw Americans, British, Canadians, and Native Americans wage an increasing brutal conflict all along the border.

By 1814, with war coming to a close in Europe, the Americans decided to launch one last, major land offensive in an attempt to seize Canada. Although previous attempts had most often ended in disaster, the American army of 1814 contained several highly trained units under competent leadership including the legendary Winfield Scott.

This final Niagara campaign saw a number of pitched battles including Chippawa, Lundy’s Lane, and Cook’s Mill, where the American Bluecoats matched the British shot for shot. However, due to poor planning at the highest levels of American office, the campaign was ultimately a failure and the result ensured the survival of Canada as an independent state.

11. Alaska's History, Revised Edition: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country

Author: by Harry Ritter
Published at: Alaska Northwest Books; 2nd edition (March 24, 2020)
ISBN: 978-1513262727

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This newly revised edition includes up-to-date information and historical photographs on everything you need to know about the Last Frontier, all in one travel-friendly package. Alaska’s rich and cultural history comes to life in this vivid, take-along account. Travel to the Far North and discover the origins of Russian America and the effects of the fur trade, Native lifestyles before and after European contact, John Muir’s visit to Glacier Bay, the Klondike gold rush, exploits of Alaska Bush pilots, big game hunting in the North Country and famous fisheries, and more.

Five new chapters cast light on more modern subjects, such as the strengthening stance of Alaska Natives in politics, the impact of a changing climate on the fish and wildlife, the future of coastal villages by the sea, and the state of Alaska looking forward today.

A history book that’s fun to read, Alaska’s History provides a look into the deep story behind the United States’ 49th state, from its glorious past to its challenging present.

12. The Queen of Heartbreak Trail: The Life and Times of Harriet Smith Pullen, Pioneering Woman

Author: by Eleanor Phillips Brackbill
Published at: TwoDot; New edition (April 1, 2016)
ISBN: 978-1493019137

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The story of Harriet Smith Pullen’s early life, from her childhood journeys by covered wagon to her family’s subsistence in sod houses on the Dakota prairie where they survived grasshopper plagues, floods, fires, blizzards, and droughts is a narrative of American migration and adventure that still resonates today.

But there is much more to the legendary woman’s life, revealed here for the first time by Eleanor Phillips Brackbill, her great-granddaughter, who has traveled the path of her ancestor, delving into unpublished material, as well as sharing family stories in this American story that will capture the imagination of a new generation.

After migrating by emigrant train to Washington Territory, Harriet endured typhoid fever and a shipwreck, then homesteaded among the Quileute people on the coast of Washington, where she married Dan Pullen, with whom she was an equal partner in ranching and managing an Indian fur-trading post before a life-changing series of events caused her to strike out for the north.

13. Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad

Author: by Derek Hayes
Published at: University of California Press; First edition (October 6, 2010)
ISBN: 978-0520266162

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America’s long romance with the train has been the subject of many books, but none has used contemporary maps to comprehensively illustrate the story.Until now. Here the latest of Derek Hayes’s historical atlases delves into the history of the railroad in North America, from its origins in Britain in the 1820s and short lines connecting Eastern Seaboard rivers in the 1830s to Amtrak and the modern intermodal freights driving today’s railroad revival.

Colorful and informative, the book covers a vast range of topics and offers an impressive array of types of railroad map, from the purely utilitarian to the gorgeously promotional. Nearly 400 old railroad maps, most in full color, plus many historical photos, brochures, and posters, combine to provide a new perspective on the North American railroad.

Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad also explains how the railroad transformed the economic and social life of a continent, fundamentally changing the two North American nations it linked from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

14. Klondike Women: True Tales of the 1897–1898 Gold Rush

Author: by Melanie J. Mayer
Published at: Swallow Press; 1st edition (November 15, 1989)
ISBN: 978-0804009270

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Klondike Women is a compelling collection of historical photographs and first-hand accounts of the adventures, challenges, and disappointments of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields. In the midst of a depression near the turn of the twentieth century, these women dared to act on the American dream.

As they journeyed through the Northwest wilderness, they explored and extended not only the physical frontiers of North America but also the social frontiers about the women’s place. Challenging the myth that the only women who participated in gold rushes were prostitutes and gold-diggers of the euphemistic sort, Melanie Mayer shows us that Klondike women came from all walks of lifesocialites to poor immigrants, single women, wives, widows, and children.

They planned to make their money through many different undertakings including mining, business, entertainment, professional, and service enterprises. Their approaches to life were as varied as their rolesoptimistic or skeptical; cautious or adventuresome; gregarious or self-contained; contemplative or active. There was no typical Klondike woman.

15. These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598–1912 (The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History)

Author: by Maurice S. Crandall
Published at: University of North Carolina Press; Illustrated edition (November 14, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1469652665

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Spanning three hundred years and the colonial regimes of Spain, Mexico, and the United States, Maurice S. Crandall’s sweeping history of Native American political rights in what is now New Mexico, Arizona, and Sonora demonstrates how Indigenous communities implemented, subverted, rejected, and indigenized colonial ideologies of democracy, both to accommodate and to oppose colonial power.

Focusing on four groups-Pueblos in New Mexico, Hopis in northern Arizona, and Tohono O’odhams and Yaquis in Arizona/Sonora-Crandall reveals the ways Indigenous peoples absorbed and adapted colonially imposed forms of politics to exercise sovereignty based on localized political, economic, and social needs.

Using sources that include oral histories and multinational archives, this book allows us to compare Spanish, Mexican, and American conceptions of Indian citizenship, and adds to our understanding of the centuries-long struggle of Indigenous groups to assert their sovereignty in the face of settler colonial rule.