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Joseph Howe - Le Tribun de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Joseph Howe - Le Tribun de la Nouvelle-Écosse

| 28 min
Les artisans de notre histoire

Découvrez cette série des années 1960, produite dans le cadre des festivités du centenaire de la confédération canadienne, qui présente en 18 épisodes de 30 minutes une galerie de personnages qui ont marqué l’histoire du Canada

Details

Le film nous fait assister au procès pour sédition que viennent d'intenter les autocrates de la Nouvelle-Écosse à ce jeune journaliste. Joseph Howe, acquitté, fit faire un pas en avant à la reconnaissance des libertés fondamentales, dont la liberté de presse.


Credits
  • director
    Julian Biggs
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Joseph Schull
  • images
    John Gunn
  • sound
    Leo O'Donnell
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • sound mixer
    Ron Alexander
  • cast
    James Barron
    Ursula Dapery
    William Ferguson
    Art Samuels
    Henry Gamer
    Basil Schapiro
    John Tregale

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Education

Ages 11 to 18

History - Canada under British Rule (1764-1867)
History and Citizenship Education - Canadian Federation (1850-1929)
History and Citizenship Education - Imperialism and Colonization (1800s-1900s)
History and Citizenship Education - Struggles in the British Colony (1791-1850)

Research the concept of “responsible government” (consider watching the Heritage Minute on responsible Government). How does Joseph Howe argue for responsible government? What are the arguments against Joseph Howe’s political views? How does this impact the legal case against him? Create a T-chart that identifies Howe’s political successes and failures. How do these experiences influence his political career? His legacy in Nova Scotia today?

Joseph Howe - Le Tribun de la Nouvelle-Écosse
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