Counterfactual History Assignment

Counterfactual Activity

In pairs write a counterfactual history of Canada that would have occurred if President James Polk had fulfilled his promise of 54′ 40′ or Fight!!.  What is life like in British Columbia today?  Who lives here.  What is the government like?  What is day to day life like?  How is all of our lives different.  Base your story on historic facts.

Your Counterfactual BC Activity can be done in one of two ways:

  1. A short story between 1000 – 1500 words that provides historical reasons for the changes that occurred because President Polks actions.
  2. Or you could produce a short video like the counterfactual history video below that does the same things: