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Department
History
Course
HIST 1F96
Professor
Tami Friedman
Semester
Summer

Description
Industrial RevolutionsProduced extreme economic inequality and povertyConsiderable social conflict disorder unrestLed to efforts by workers to combine with each other to create the working class identityHowever lots of divisions within working classLed middle class people to try to reshape the governmentto improve working conditions The railroad to industryThe Canadian Case o As a colony of Britain Canada soldexchanged natural resources for finished goods o Preferential treatmentcolonies got first pick of tradeSwitched to free trade o Canada now needed a way to trade with the western endCanals existed in the waterways ie welland but needed something foor landRAIL ROAD o Why were rail roads importantFacilitated national marketsServed as major employers
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