The goal of History 30 is to help students understand the major issues facing Canadians in the present by looking to the past. This program examines issues such as social change throughout Canadian history, people-land relationships, cross-cultural relationships, the governance of Canadian society, and Canada's relationship with the global community. Students will explore these relationships and issues, approaching them dialectically within a rational framework.
This course will investigate the world issues from the beginning of the twentieth century to present. The consequences of World War One and the political responses that led to the rise of totalitarianism and eventually leading to World War Two will be addressed. The Cold War and the struggle between two super powers and eventually leading to looking at Global Issues affecting us today.