”(Canadian Encyclopedia). The effects and demands of railway had been immensely controversial. After the railway was built, business in Ontario and Quebec increased, as well as helped to expand Canada and create more diversity of the people living in the country. The railway played a huge role in the process of industrialization and tied the provinces together, while at the same time creating a large demand for fuel, iron and steel, and locomotives. Without this railway, the country of Canada would not have developed into the nation it has become
World War One was a huge event in World History, and it is widely considered as a terrible thing although it may not be as bad as you may think. As time continues, society evolves. This centuries evolution could be inspired by and correlated alongside World War One. Seeing what Canada is today, it may not have been possible without the First World War. The First World War had the most significant impact on the Canadian nation, changing it for decades to come.
Having large corporations in a new country allows for employment opportunities. Firms from the United States benefit from opening up large companies in Canada because it creates a bridge into the British and Canadian economy as well as their own. An example of this would be in the 1950s close to 100,000 new jobs were created from American companies with wages higher than in the rest of the Canadian Economy (Peterson, W. 2001). With the new job opportunities people within Canada migrated towards these openings for the higher income. Therefore the job opportunities that have arose from the American companies has lead to the relocation of people to larger cities and thus accentuated the regionalism within Canada.
“Some scholars have declared that a country’s refugee policy defines it very character” (Madokoro 162). “In recent years Canada has led Western nations in offering safe haven to those who required it” (Troper 1). In today’s world, “Canada has one of the largest refugee
The baby boom era has been an important and significant time that marked the Canadian history. Baby boomers born during post-World War 2 between the years 1946 and 1964 are people that are named such due to the exceeding number of births. There have not only been population changes but the economic conditions and long-term effects have taken place because of this. Throughout years of seeing the effect of baby boomers, we can see it has significantly impacted the Canadian society. It has impacted and is continuing to affect the Canadian society by affecting the economy, the means of long-term effect and the drastic changes in the population count.
During 1914 to 1939, to a huge extent political, social, and economic changes contribute to increasing Canadian identity. When World War 1 (WW1) began, the social events had contributed to the Canadian identity which are the Conscription, Women and Change, and Technological Changes. Financing the War Effort, growing economy, and the Great Depression that happened had affected the economy in Canada. Last, The Battle of Vimy Ridge, Halibut Treaty, and New Political Parties had affected the political changes. During the time period of 1914 to 1939, the social, economic, and political changes that happened in Canada contributed to an improved sense of Canadian identity.
Murphy's significance can be seen as the result of her actions developed Canada into a well respected and enhanced country due to the influence she had on the 1930, Senator Cairine Wilson, would not have been selected as a Senator, if Emily Murphy did not persevere during the Person's Case. Due to Emily Murphy and her actions, Cairine Wilson had an massive impact on Canada as she dealt with prominent problems within society. Cairine Wilson's dealings improved the country and began to solve troubles within the public. Canada emerged as a country being known as just and fair since Cairine Wilson petitioned the problems she thought were outstanding.
New York, the city of dreams, the land of riches, all because of the great canal. Begun in the 1817 and opened in its entirety 1825, the Erie Canal is considered the engineering marvel of the 19th century and will be that way for many years to come. The canal was 363 miles long and connected New York to the Great Lakes. The once derided as "Clinton's Folly" which is now known as the Erie Canal alternated by creating a vibrant economy, spreading religion, and growth in population along the new transportation network.
As the rate of industrialization in America grew during the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries, child labor became more and more common. The rapid growth of the economy and the vast amounts of poor immigrants during the Industrial Age in America justified the work of children as young as the age of three. By 1900, over two million children were employed. However, the risks of involving child labor greatly outweighed the positives; child labor was inhumane, cruel, and caused physical deformities among children. Children typically worked in coal mines, mills, and factories which contained many life-threatening hazards.
"And in the end it 's not the years in your life that count. It 's the life in your years. "(Abraham Lincoln) The words of Abraham Lincoln describe the accomplishments by the Baby Boomers perfectly and implies that it’s the accomplishments in life that matter the most.
Every step that was taken in the past leaves behind a footprint in the future. In 1946, after the World War 2 was over, the economy raised and soldiers returning from war began to start their families which resulted in increased birthrates. The term used to describe the period of increased birthrates from 1946 and 1965 is known as Baby Boom. The people born during the baby boom period are known as ‘Baby Boomers’. This generation is yet the largest generation in Canada.
During the 1920’s Canada’s economy prospered, since many countries recovering from the horrors and especially damages of the war, required Canadian products. Canada’s abundance in resources such as pulp, forestry, wheat and mining greatly contributed to Europe’s recovery as well as the Canadian economy. Throughout this decade, many products and resources became more available such as cars due to mass production techniques developed to meet the product demand. For instance, the vehicle ownership rate in Canada increased from 300 000 in 1918 to 1.9 million by 1929.
As more and more Canadians joined the war the demand for Canadian resources increased and new industries were formed. Our wheat, cheese, pork, and beef exports tripled as shortages of food increased. Additionally, there was a boom in steel and munitions industries, and by 1917, Canada was making one-third of all shells used by the British. Most importantly, income and business profit taxes were