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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Mc Kim/ Penfold
Semester
Winter

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HIS 263 Jan. 18 Farms, factories, bunkhouses 1. Immigrants and Canada during the boom years a. Raises in 1911 not a lot but some foreign born b. 1871 large from Great Britain c. 1911 many more from Europe and U.S Great Britain still a lot d. Europe much important e. Many from Scandanvinia and germany, most perfered f. Hungary, USSR, aka Russia Ukraine g. Cultural desires and economic needs outweighs cultural concern 2. Economic boom a. The farming frontier, wheat b. The industrial frontier, transportation resources c. Tied to global conditions d. International events e. Felt in Canada just like elsewhere f. Expanding economy requires workers and farmers partly from immigration g. Population growth and national prosperity h. 1901 all Canada 56 million bussells of wheat i. 1911 prairies one 200 million j. Canada becomesworld bread basket k. Huge economic spin off l. Ploughs, land agents, railways tools manufactured in Ontario i. Binds the country together forms transnational economy
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