An Overview of Course Content

The following video provides  an overview of the course content so you can decide if you wish to register in the full course. Before you watch the video review the following list of concepts. How many of these have you heard of? Which ones could you explain to others?

  • World View
  • Christian Creation Story
  • Noun based languages
  • Doctrine of Discovery
  • Concept of Terra Nullius
  • Royal Proclamation of 1763
  • Hobbes conception of Human Nature
  • Theory of Natural Law
  • Euro-Western Values and Beliefs
  • Gradual Civilization Act
  • Indian Act
  • Hierarchies of civilization
  • White Man’s Burden
  • Statement of Principles Respecting the Governments Relationship with Indigenous Peoples (2015)
  • Homesteading Principle
  • The reason Canada is called a Dominion
  • Usufruct
  • Assertion of Crown Sovereignty
  • Centralization Policy
  • Sixties Scoop
  • The White Paper 1969
  • Centralization Policy
  • Section 35 of Canadian 1982 Constitution
  • Justifiable infringement of a constitutional right
  • Settler
  • Settler Fear