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Manitoba: History  Student Centre


Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography Timeline


Web Links

Early Canadiana Online  

Early Canadiana Online is a digital library that allows you to search more than one million pages of Canada's printed history. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20 th Century. By clicking on Resources in the menu on the left-hand side of the home page, you can link to Web sites about "Canada in the Making" and "Exploration, the Fur Trade , and the Hudson's Bay Company".

Pathfinders & Passageways-The Exploration of Canada  

Who discovered the land we know as Canada? Many men and women contributed to the exploration of this country. This Web site presents pieces of some of the explorers' published descriptions of their travels through this new land where they met new people and strange animals. Works of art, maps and other artifacts are also included in this site.




Web Activity

?_Geography Timeline

1. Visit the Pathfinders & Passageways Web site.  

2. From the menu right under the Pathfinders and Passageways title at the top

    of the page, click on " Explorers' Index" . Scroll down to find " Henry

    Kelsey" and click on it.

3. Read the article on Kelsey.

4. Create a timeline of Kelsey's life. Begin your timeline with the date of

    Kelsey's birth, and end it with the date of his death. Include at least five

    other dates on your timeline.

5. What do you think was the most interesting thing about Kelsey's life?

    Why? Share your answers with another student.