Soc 20: My definitions of nationalism/patriotism + Weekly Links

Over the past few days we’ve been struggling with the concepts of nation, state, and nation-state.

Necessarily, this conversation has evolved to include the differences–if they exist–between nationalism and patriotism. You’ve also been exposed to a new term: ultranationalism. I gave you a set of definitions to be included in your notes, but, fair warning, these definitions will evolve over time.

For this coming week:

Obama on patriotism

John McCain on patriotism

Links from last week:

CBC article on Wildrose Leader Brian Jean and his inappropriate joke re: the Premier

Alternate view:

And yes, Notley accepted his apology.

As for other things, we had some fun with one of my favourite (American) political resources…Politifact.

Here’s Trump’s most recent PANTS ON FIRE

Mr. McIntosh

Teacher - Humanities

In a typical year I teach a range of courses from elementary to high school. I am our school's Social Studies specialist, teaching high school social, as well as a member of the PE team.

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