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Author: Allen429

Type: Submission
Author: Allen429
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   The Canadian Pacific Railway was formed to unite Canada and Canadian’s from east to west. Canada’s confederation on July 1, 1867 brought four eastern provinces together to form a new country.  As a part of the deal, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, was promised a railway to connect them with the two central Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario.  Other provinces joined the confederation over the years with one condition; a railway would be built to link east and west together.

    To the federal government, this ambitions project represented the backbone of a new national economy. The government offered concessions to a new Canadian pacific Railway company. That included $25 million in grants, 25 million acres of land tax-exempt status, and 20-year guarantee against competition from other railways. Once the major investments in the project had been made, construction on the railway began. Laborers came from Canada, the United States, and Ireland.  Dangerous jobs, such as panting explosives, were assigned to Chinese workers, 600 of whom died during construction. By 1885, the work was done and visionary CPR was complete.

     The Canadian Pacific Railway played a major role in the promotion of tourism and immigration, as well as Canada’s war efforts and through the years, the railway grew and diversified to include steamships, hotels, and many more.    

Author: Doucett532

Type: Submission
Author: Doucett532
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3. The Canadian Pacific Railway was a railroad that connected the East Coast to the West Coast. The railroad ran from Halifax to Vancouver. The railway helped with wartime efforts & transport goods, and as the industry grew, it established airlines and hotels. In 2001, the railway returned to it's roots of railway, resigning from the hotels and airlines. The CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) was incorporated in 1881 but became in use in 1885. In 1878, it was promised the railway would be built and started to be built that same year, that promise wasn't kept, which left the West vulnerable to American annexation. It employed thousands of people, including people from as far away as China. During the First World War, the railway put resources of what was the 'world's greatest travel system" at the disposal of the British; trains and tracks, ships, shops, hotels, and above everyhting else, the people. It helped transport troops, utilities, weapons, building supplies, and much more. It soon would become a well known railway to Canadians. It now runs across Canada, including it's original route, to transport not only Canadians, but those visiting, across Canada.

5. Women were medically trained, so women were the ones to open hospitals and clinics. What was the Women's Christian Temperance Union,was one of the most influential women's groups in the 19th century. It was lead by Frances Willard until her death in 1898. It was a powerful group that became more powerful when it joined forces with churches to prohibit the consumation of alcohol. Members of women's groups in the 19th cetury and early 20th century, were called suffragettes. They wanted a extention of women rights. The term 'suffragettes' was aimed towards military in the U.K.

Author: Ellis260

Type: Blog entry
Title: notes for #3
Author: Ellis260
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the role for the canadian rail it was orignaly made to concet eastern side of canada to BC. BC said that they would join canada if they could make a railway from east to west. the railway was finally completed in 1885.

Author: halliesurette

Type: Blog entry
Author: halliesurette
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Last Post: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:53
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Sir John A. Macdonals was the Canadian prime minister but when he lost the election, Alexander Mackenzie took his place. But when Alexander was prime minister, businesses were failing, people were unimployed and Canada wasn't making any money. This was all because, people were buying their things from the states and not from canada. So, John A. Macdonald had a great idea. When he was running for prime minister again he told everyone that he could save businesses in Canada. And he did, he made it very difficult for everyone to buy things from the USA therefore they would be forced to buy things from Canadian companies and this kept businesses alive. 

Type: Submission
Author: halliesurette
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3.Sir John A. Macdonald was Canada's Prime Minister from 1867 until 1873. When he lost the election and Alexander Mackenzie became Prime Minister. While Mackenzie was the prime minister, a lot of things went down hill. Bussinesses were going out of business, companys and factorys were shutting down, and a lot of people were un imployed. While all these things were happening, Sir John A. Macdonald had an idea. He was going to run for Prime Minister, and he was going to win with his great ideas. One of his great ideas saved most things hat went downhill. He saved a lot of things because he made it very difficult for canadians to buy goods from the USA. to Vancouver. He also made it very difficult for Canadian

Author: Hazelto818

Type: Blog entry
Author: Hazelto818
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Last Post: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:49
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1497- cabot reaches the grand banks of Newfoundland marking the begining of the cod fisherie

1543- contact between east coast Aboriginal and cartier marks the begining of fur trade

1670- royal charter creates Hudson's Bay company

1811- timber trade flourishes

1854-reciprocity treaty between  british north america and u.s marks first free trade agreement

1870-hudson's bay transfers its possessions to new dominion of canada

1878-national policy shapes canadian economy

1911-canadians vote for protectionism in election (federal)

1929-stock market crasheson oct.9 which marks the begining of the great depression

1932-commonwealth federation (ccf) proclaims the regina manifesto

1935-R.B Bennet and canadas new deal is defeated in election 

1940-seccond world war creates booming war time which ends the great depression 

1965-auto pact launches reciprocal trade between canada and the U.S

1987-canada and the U.S sign free trade treaty

1992-canadian government declares a moratorium on the cod fishery 

1994-north america free trade agreement extends to canada, The U.S and mexico

2001-Globalization of the worlds economy continues 

Type: Blog entry
Author: Hazelto818
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heartland-a region that is the economic centre of a country or empire 

hinterland- a region that provides the resources needed by the heartland 

the king would typically be up in the heartland

 the group who you would call poor, the ones who worked for the king as well as barley having survival needs would live down in the hinterland area. 

Author: Huston390

Type: Blog entry
Author: Huston390
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3. The Canadian Pacific role was to physically unite Canada and canadians from coast to coast. The railway was incorporated in 1881. Its original purpose was the construstion of a transcontinental railway, a promise to British Colombia. The greatest challenge was to develop the business was to make the line self-sustaining

Author: MrCooke

Type: Course To Do
Author: MrCooke
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Last Post: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
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After reading through Chapter 9, choose TWO questions from page 117, #3, 4 or 5. Complete these as SUBMISSIONS, not blogs.

You should design your essays to include tables, images, and any other attached materials as you wish, and feel are relevant to your discussion.

As a presentation, you should plan for 7 to 12 minutes.

Author: Muise780

Type: Blog entry
Author: Muise780
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In 1871, British Columbia was lured into the confederation with the promise of  a traditional railway within 10 years. In The Year 1880 Month October the 21 the goverment finally signed contract for the Canada Railway Company, The boss is George Stephen, The building of the Railway started in 1881. The Last Spike was driving on November the 7th 1885 and the very first passinger train left Canada Montreal of June 1886 going to PortMoody, BC,  on July 4th. When they finished the Railway was one of the great engineering feats of the day and it owned much to indefatigalbe supervision of William Van Home and Determination of Sir John A. Mcdonald. Mcdonald's Goverment was critized for the generous terms offered the compan, it concidered the railway crucial to the nation 

Author: Sears899

Type: Blog entry
Author: Sears899
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3.) The womens roles in colonial economy were to provide and get all the supplys that were being used at the time of the world. They also were the backbone of the economy they ran the buisness's, they provided education, and they were also worked as nurses. they also played a big part in the government at the time. They would also sometimes hold jobs outside of the house such as maids, cooks and they also had to take care of the household chores such as clean the house, mop the floors, sweep the floors, and they also had to take care of the gardens such as water the plants, and harvest them when they were ready to be harvested.

4.)  The Aboriginal People were an essential part of the fur trades. They were skilled at trapping the animals anmd killing them to get the fur. They would trap the animals in the winter because that is when the fur would be the thickest. They would keep the furs until the European people showed up in the spring to do the fur trade. 

Author: smolinski

Type: Submission
Author: smolinski
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Canada’s confederation on July 1, 1867 brought four eastern provinces together to form a new country. But, this new country needed a good mean of transportation.  The Canadian Pacific Railway was formed as a greatest solution for difficulties in travel. It unites Canada and Canadians from coast to coast.

​The Canadian Pacific Railway company was incorporated in 1881. Its original purpose was the construction of a transcontinental railway, a promise to British Columbia.

The lucrative contract for the railway was awarded to railway promoter Sir Hugh Allan. However, Allan had also contributed around $350,000 to the Conservative party’s election campaign — when this became public knowledge in 1873, Sir John A. Macdonald's government was forced to resign. It is known as Pacific Rail Scandal.

The new elected liberal government tried to continue the enterprise.  But they had not started construction. The lack of progress in railway project was a main result why liberal party lost election in 1878. It allowed Sir John Macdonald to return to power and continue railroad enterprise.  

To enhance progress Macdonald’s government offered $25 million in grants.  An American constructor, Andrew Onderdonk was hired to star construction. Over the next seven years 15,000 men, including many Chinese laborers took part in this great enterprise. The work was dangerous and cut through some of the most dangerous areas, like Fraser Canyon. Many workers lost their lives building the transcontinental railway.

The railway’s early construction was started in 1881, but it progressed too slowly for the railway's officials who, in 1882, hired the renowned railway executive William Cornelius Van Horne to oversee construction. Under the management of W.C. Van Horne, construction was rapidly progressed. 800 km of main line was built in 1882. It was an immense achievement. 

Type: Blog entry
Author: smolinski
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Last Post: Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:36
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1497 – John Cabot reached Newfoundland and began the fish trade between “The New Land” and The British Empire

1543 - Contact between colonialists and Aboriginal people  - fur trade is shaping

1670 – The Hudson’s Bay Company got a license for fur trade, massive fur trade began

1811 – Timber trade in British North America flourished, because British ship-industry needed a lot of wood to build navies.