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This section of the web site contains the materials you will need to complete the lessons you decide to complete. These consist of text, letters to the editor, newspaper articles, statistics, cartoons, biographies, songs and poems, and sound tracks.

Newspaper headlines Group of men reading newspaper headlines announcing the result of Newfoundland's second referendum, Corner Brook, July 1948.
Courtesy of Lund, C./National Archives of Canada/PA-128007.
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Although these items form a small part of the research available from this period in our history, they were carefully selected to give an overview of the main events of the confederation process. Each lesson will indicate the materials you will need to access and how to use them.

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