Investigating suspects in the death of Peter Verigin

In this critical challenge, students review background information (accessed online) about the railway coach explosion that killed the Doukhobor leader Peter Verigin and eight other passengers in British Columbia in 1924. After selecting one suspect to investigate, students examine primary and secondary source documents to determine if there is sufficient evidence to support further investigation of the selected suspect for the murder of Peter Verigin.

Subjects:
History, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Intended User:
Teacher
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