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HI112 Lecture 1: Lecture 1-2
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Department
History
Course
HI112
Professor
Susan Neylan
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 1: Introduction to the Historian's Craft 1. What is History? o the past itself (i.e. what happened) o the product created when we study the past (i.e. our interpretations of the past) 2. Objective or Subjective? o Leopold van Ranke: "how it really was"; historical truth o fact as interpretation o Historiography: the study of historical writing; the name given to the body of literature or collections of interpretations on a given historical topic (e.g. the historiography of the Conquest) 3. Canadian History o why study it? o significance of National History o texts, narratives, and origins Lecture 2: The Resettlement of Western Canada 1. "Go West" o Macdonald's National Policy (high tariff, railway, resettlement of west) o North West Mounted Police, 1873/1874 to Ft. Whoop-Up and Ft. Edmonton o Dominion Lands Act, 1872 ▪ $10 registration fee, 3-year residence, permanent dwelling, 30 acres under cultivation 2. Canada's Prairie First Nations o the federal "numbered" treaties 1-7 (1871-1877) o annuities, reserves, and liberty t
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