Asian Migration in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

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This resource introduces students to global demographic shifts during the 19th and early 20th centuries, specifically patterns of migration from Asia to Canada. 

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This package includes:

  • launch activities
  • lesson challenges
  • briefing sheets
  • a case study on Chinese and Indian migration to Malaya
  • all required activity and assessment sheets

These materials support the British Columbia (BC) Social Studies curriculum for Grade 9, which focuses on world events from 1750-1919. They were developed with support from the Critical Thinking Consortium.

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