TRAINING RESOURCES

Along with the French Connection, which is currently available for students, ChristianRoots Canada is also developing five other courses. This is what the content for the entire Curriculum will look like:

The French Connection

Chronological video stories of God’s providence in the people and events He used to Establish Canada. 

  • The mother of Francis I (Louise of Savoy)
    Francis I and his offspring
  • Francis’s sister (Marguerite of Navarre) and her offspring
  • Pope Clement VII’s niece  (Catherine de Medici)
  • The Wars of Religion and the persecution of the Huguenots, and
  • The Edict of Nantes

These ALL played specific roles in settling Canada

The French Connection Audiobook

Thinking of purchasing the course The French Connection?

Take a 'Test Drive' with the audiobook! Get The French Connection AUDIO version! You can now LISTEN to the course.

Listen at your leisure!

  • 26 individual lessons.
  • Over 8 hours of Canadian History

And... in case you like what you hear, and would like to get the whole package (slides, maps, charts, pictures, outlines, timelines, and access to 'student-only' extra content), every purchase of the audio version comes with a $30 off coupon code... which will be applied to the video course

Confederation

This course identifies world events which motivated the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Upper- and Lower- Canada to seek strength in unity.

  • The War of 1812
  • The Upper Canada Rebellion (1837)
  • The Lower Canada Rebellion (1838)
  • The American Civil War (1861 -1865)

And other world events which showed their vulnerability. 

The Native Connection

This course will answer specific questions:

  • What were the initial relationships between the French Huguenots and the Natives?
  • When and how did the relationships between settlers and Natives change?
  • What were the successes in relationship IN SPITE of their challenges?
  • What were the failures in their relationships BECAUSE OF their challenges? 

Nation-Building

After Confederation, the new Dominion struggled to establish the framework for governance.

  • The Purchase of Rupert’s Land & – The Red River Rebellion
  • The sequence of Provinces joining Confederation
  • Immigration to ‘new’ provinces
  • The Pacific Railway Scandal
  • The North-West Rebellion & Louis Riel (1885)
  • The Manitoba Schools Question

Social Change & The Charter

This course shows Canada’s adjustment to social change brought about by

  • World Wars 1 & 2
  • Conscription and Japanese Internment
  • The Great Depression
    Native and Voting Issues
  • The Rise of Socialism
  • Quebec Sovereignty & Referendum
  • The influence of Pierre Trudeau and The Charter.

The British Connection

In this course, the British arrive in Acadia and New France. We follow the events of:

  • The treaty of Utrecht and the French-Indian Wars
  • The dispersion of the Acadians
  • The conquest of Quebec
  • The influx of Anglicans, Presbyterians and Methodists and their influence on establishing a ‘Protestant ethos’.
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