Socials Midterms

During the past few weeks in the TALONS Socials Course we learnt about the Canadian Confederation. For the first few weeks I did not understand what was being discussed in the class. I was actually worried I would get caught behind so I went home and did some research in addition to what was going on in the class. The class documents and discussions actually helped me learn some sections.. Read More

Josiah Henson’s Final Speech

It is about time that I stand up and speak. About time for me to understand that I have a new life, no more slavery, fear and pain. I used to worry about my family and question if I would wake up tomorrow alive. When I was young, I was forced through many tough situations, one of which includes watching my own father’s ear ripped off by our slave owner… Read More

My Journal #2

It has been a few years since the Act of Union was executed. I fought against the rebellion of 1837, I wanted to be loyal to the British. With my government and my efforts we easily claimed victorious over the rebellion. We won and arrested many rebellions who were later put on trial. During that time I had completely forgotten that other people may be influenced to do something because.. Read More