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HIST 203: Canada Since 1867

Research guide for HIST 203 (Winter 2024)


Welcome to the Course Guide for HIST 203: Canada since 1867! 

This comprehensive guide provides information useful for beginning a research project on modern Canadian history. The sections of the guide include:

  • About sources: This section describes the difference between primary and secondary sources, provides information about audience and medium, and begins to discuss common strategies to search for sources.
  • Finding secondary sources: This section explains the best strategies to find different types of common secondary sources, ranging from encyclopedias to journal articles to websites.
  • Finding primary sources: This section explains the best strategies to find specific types of primary sources, ranging from newspaper articles to government documents to maps.
  • Citation style: This section describes why and how to cite according to the Chicago Notes and Bibliography Style, the citation style used in history classes.

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