Gr. 11 essay topics

Socials 11 Essay Topics

Throughout the 20th Century, Canada has been involved in many of the world’s major conflicts and also pressing issues. Your task is to write a 800 to 1000 word essay on one of the following topics (only 1 student per topic please)

Historical/Military Topics

  1. Battle of Vimy Ridge (1917)

  2. Battle of Passchandaele (1917)

  3. The Canadian Home-front in WWI (1914-1918)

  4. The role of Canadian women in WWI

  5. World War I Battle of the Atlantic

  6. The Halifax Explosion (1917)

  7. Canada’s role in the Russian Civil War (1917-1921)

  8. Canada’s role in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1938)

  9. Canada’s role in the Battle of Britain (1940-41)

  10. Canada’s role in the Battle of the Atlantic (1940-1943)

  11. Battle of Dieppe

  12. Invasions of Normandy (Juno Beach)

  13. Defense of Hong Kong (1941)

  14. Battle of the Scheldt and the Liberation of the low countries(1944-45)

  15. Canada’s role in the Liberation of Italy

  16. Japanese Internment during WWII

  17. Role of First Nations People during WWII

  18. The Canadian Home-front during WWII

  19. The Role of Women in WWII

  20. Canada’s role in the Korean Conflict (1950-53)

  21. Canada’s role in the United Nations

  22. Canada’s role in the Gulf War (1990-1991)

  23. Suez Crisis

  24. Somalia

  25. Bosnia-Herzegovina

  26. Afghanistan

        27. Rwanda

  28. FLQ Crisis

People/Geography/Demography Topics

  1. China’s One Child Policy

  2. Canadian aid to under developed and developing countries

  3. Canadian Immigration Laws

  4. Refugees in Canada

  5. Protection of Canada’s forests

  6. Delgamuukw land claims decision and impact on future claims

  7. Future of the Kyoto Protocol and climate change in Canada

  8. Melting polar ice caps in Canada’s Arctic

  9. Pearson

  10. Trudeau

  11. King

  12. Emily Murphy

  13. Residential Schools

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