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Unit 1 test

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Section 1

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how did the first humans come to inhabit and settle in canada?at the end of the last ice age about 1200 years. crossed over on foot, normadic. moved from general africa, up to china to russia, present day alaska to north america. glaciers melted open by a land bridge
how did the europeans treat and feel about the first nations when they discovered north americaforced them into a european culture. exploited (used) the aboriginals. stole land. murdered, raped and abused aboriginals. europeans had a lot of power.
describe canada at 1900. pop and lifestyle society in generalmostly farm communities (rural). pop: 5,200,00 (1/6) of today. natural resources were popular. lived close to home. no cars widespread. labour intensive long days. aboriginal struggles with identity, mistreatment/abuse, and displacement. 2 class system - landlord/tenants
describe challenges immigrant pioneer settlers would face settling the west. how did gov take aid in the challengesfree land offered by canadian gov. sir john a macdonald was concerned. large blocks were set ASIDE for many settlers of same country to help with feelings of isolation fear and encourage community. 1/3 survived
what was the residential school program in canada and explain it's impact on native peopleboarding schools for aboriginal children. aboriginals removed from home and become ASSIMILATED INTO EUROPEAN CULTURE that dominated canada at the tiome. gov wanted to eliminate family and tribal influences. first nations should learn to farm/ranch that dominated and give up hunting and gathering. schools were not well funded. aboriginals suffed physically and emotionally. suicide rates were high.
how did mechanization and industrialization change rural canada (farming lifestyle) and canadian economy in general?made an easier lifestyle for everyone. changed attitude of farming, self sustenance and surplus. rural gradually changed into urban. mechanics came in. there was not much manual labour.
describe canadian cities two class structure of early 1900's using housing income employment and human rightsthere was only the RICH and POOR. NO MIDDLE CLASS. rich/upper class had BETTER HUMAN RIGHTS and WERE TREATED RESPECTFULLY. had LARGE HOUSES due to their HIGH INCOME (good jobs). those who were POOR had NOT MANY RESOURCES and WEREN'T AS PRIVILEGED.
what role did unions play in the growth of cities and a middle classbefore unions, working conditions and wages WERE VERY POOR. humans rights VIOLATIONS WERE NUMOUROUS. lots of ABUSE. due to increase industry and factories, number of workers increased incredibly. large pop of labourers, possibility of large unions. finally w GOV SUPPPORT and LAWS BEING PASSED to SUPPORT UNION EFFORTS, SOMe workers rights were ESTABLISHED the largest of which was the right to ORGANIZE and the RIGHT TO STRIKE
how did triangle shirtwaist factory exemplify inequities between societal classes?low wages and poor conditions still existed but was SLOWLY being corrected during next decades. MANY UNION ORGANIZERS were RUINED OPPRESSED PUNISHED EVEN MURDERED on the path to fair safe employment
how did railways contribute to growth and the canada we know todaycontributed to the growth of canada today because it made the remote locations of canada accessible. railways were used for tranportation of goods meaning that it helped w economy because of the marketing of grain.
how did henry ford change north american society?henry ford changed north american society because he made automobile accessible to a middle class family. instead of making cars cost a lot of money, he made it cost less money so that his workers could buy one. causing production numbers to be higher because of HIGHER DEMAND. THE ASSEMBLY LINE. 1914 is when they increased minimum wages.
what was the conflict between english and french canadians about regarding british rule and wareng. canadians felt loyal to the british crown in england. french canadians felt they were independent and refered to themselves as "canadiens". eng canadians wanted to fight for britain in wars while french did not. BOER WAR - 1914
what is the reason "TARIFFS" were created and HOW did this help industry in canadatariffs were created to MAKE CANADIANS BUY CANADIAN PRODUCTS INSTEAD OF IMPORTED ONES. this WOULD HELP INDUSTRY because IF CANADIAN PRODUCTS WERE IN DEMAND CANADIAN FACTORIES AND WORKERS WOULD BE NEEDED TO SUPPLY THESE PRODUCTS
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Section 2

Question Answer
explain the significance of self sustenance farming vs growing a surpluswhen growing surplus farmers were able to supply and create markets. self sustenance is significant because your supplying yourself with all your need so you live a simple inexpensive life, and do almost everything on your own/with ur family.
unions bargaining with company for employee contracts individuals when bargaining would be difficult. strength in numbers allowed unions to have power
free trade influence in 1900s and on todays economywith free trade, comapanies could trade freely with each other for labour without taxing
windsor's detroit importance on canadas economy in auto liquor industryhenry ford + mclaughlins companies started in detroit and today that has made windsor into a big auto and liquor industry. made lots of money.
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Section 3

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metismixed race settlers (FRENCH SCOTTISH AND ABORGINALS) gov did not like metis, fought canadian gov and gov ended up killing the METIS
sufferagettewomen seeking right to vote through organized protest.`
prohibitationlaw to ban alcohol, its sale and business associated with it
temperancemovement to limit alcohol abuse and to ban it
assimilationmeans to become a part of something,which a person aquires social and physcological characteristics of a group
nellie mcclungactivist, fought tirelessly to make canada a better place for women, reason for womens rights
head taxtax imposed on race. chinese immigrants immigrants ($500) tax for a being a certain nationality.
solidarityunity or agreement or feelings or action. support in group
immigrationmoving into a country
emmigrationleaving a country
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