Monthly Archives: July 2017
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France & Great Britain fought over Canada for quite a while. French settlers known as Acadians were living in part of modern-day Nova Scotia when France ceded it to Great Britain in 1713. On July 28th, 1755, they were expelled from there because the British governor didn’t trust them to remain neutral in the ongoing […]
The Mounties always get their man – and their Musical Ride a big audience. http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/history-the-rcmp-musical-ride
Question: What was the first American ship captured by the British Royal Navy during the War of 1812? Answer: The USS Nautilus, a schooner captured off the coast of New Jersey on July 17th, 1812.
July’s history or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions are Canada based: The Incredible Journey (Disney, 1963) (Mid-20th Century) The Kidnappers (1953) / The Little Kidnappers (1990) (Early 20th Century) Nikki, Wild Dog Of The North (Disney, 1961) (Gold Rush Era) Paddle To The Sea (1966) Saskatchewan / O’Rourke Of The Royal Mounted (1954) (Canadian […]
July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions are Canada based. Ages 3-7 A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelek (Depression Era) Emma & The Silk Train by Julie Lawson (Early 20th Century) Stolen Words by Melanie Florence (Residential Schools) Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 3: Crazy For Gold by Frieda Wishinsky (Gold Rush […]