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1

what are the 3 themes of Canadian identity?

autonomous nation
just society
national reconciliation

2

what is an autonomous nation?

developing into an independent country

3

what is Canada's part as an "autonomous nation"?

has grown up in the shadow of Great Britain and the US; struggles under social, political, economic forces by these two nations

4

what is a just society?

acceptance of minority groups

5

what is Canada's part as a "just society"?

starting off as a "white settler nation" and developing slowly through multiculturalism towards a charter of rights and freedoms

6

what is national reconciliation?

maintain a federal association between provinces

7

what is Canada's part as "national reconciliation"?

struggling to maintain a federal association between provinces with differing histories, cultures, languages, geography, religions, economies, politics, etc

8

what was the 1908 Asian Exclusion Act?

in order for a boat to dock in Canada, it had to make a continuous journey from its origin

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