International Perspectives CRM 316
March 4, 2013
Professor Jennifer Fraser
Participation Assignment #1
The community event in which I participated in was the Fork York National
Historic Site. I decided to go on Family day but I did not want to go to this event alone so
I asked my sister who is a history major to come with me and help me learn new things.
At first I was not very excited to go to this event because I did not think this history was
able to interest me in any way. I went into this experience with a negative attitude and I
believed that I was going to be bored the whole time. My perspective changed within two
minutes of walking into this exhibit and I instantly became fascinated. When I left Fork
York National Historic Site I received a completely different perspective on Canada’s
nation, and our history which made me conclude that everyone living here should have an
idea of where we came from, and how things used to be in Canada.
This exhibit was so interesting an