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Multiple Choice Questions
*Champlain, *First Nations, *drawings, *1600s
Samuel de Champlain made this sketch of the 1609 battle between the French and the Iroquois to illustrate his memoirs. This sketch is important to historians because
A. sketches are less biased sources of information than memoirs.
B. sketches often reveal valuable details on the position of troops, their dress, the terrain etc.
C. little of the information revealed by the sketch can be found by consulting other sources.
D. the sketch gives us an accurate estimate of the number of men who fought on each side in the battle.
*Champlain, *quotations, *historians, *1600s
"No other European colony in America is so much the lengthened shadow of one man as Canada is of the valiant, wise, and virtuous _______________."
Samuel Eliot Morrison
The name which best completes the above sentence is that of
A. James Cook
B. Jacques Cartier
C. Samuel Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Champlain
D. Lord Selkirk
*interpretations, *Garneau, *Parkman, Groulx, *historians, *quotations
The three statements dealing with the conquest of Canada in 1760 are good examples of historical
A. Definition Essay Examples Respectfully Yours fact.
*totem poles, *Friendly Cove, *Cook, *drawings, *1770s
One puzzle facing historians is whether or not totem poles stood outside northwest coast native homes prior to European contact. These sketches were made in 1778 by John Webber, an artist on Captain James Cook's ship. They show carved poles inside, but not outside, homes at Friendly Cove. Which yet-to-be-discovered evidence would most likely persuade an historian that totem poles were to be found outside the homes? [Note: Spanish explorer Juan Perez visited the coast of Vancouver Island in 1774.]
A. mention of such poles in a diary kept by one of Perez's crew members.
B. mention of such poles in the memoirs of one of Perez's crew members.
C. mention of such poles in an interview Perez gave at the end of his voyage.
D. a twentieth century drawing depicting Perez's arrival at Friendly Cove.
*Cook, *Friendly Cove, *First Nations, *paintings, *1770s
Charles W. Jefferys likely intended his painting of Captain Cook at Nootka to show
A. the dramatic meeting of two cultures.
B. the superiority native technology.
C. the threat the natives felt upon meeting the British sailors.
D. the indifference of the native people to the arrival of Cook.
*United Empire Loyalists, *Careless, *historians, *quotations, *1780s, *1790s
"On one hand they brought to Canada [from 1783-1795] a conservative outlook, a quick distrust of any new idea that might be called republican, and a readiness Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest to make loyalty the test for almost everything. On the other, they themselves represented a declaration of independence against the United Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest States, a determination to live apart from that country in North America. "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" As a result, they helped to create not only a new province, but a new nation."
J. M. S. Careless, Canada, A Story of Challenge, 1953
The Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest referred to in the above passage came directly from
D. the United States.
*Vancouver, *First Nations, *paintings, *1790s
The above painting, completed in 1939, depicts George Vancouver's voyage to the north Pacific Coast in
1792-94. In 1972, it was considered for display at the University of British Columbia but was rejected because it showed
A. natives depicted in an inferior position.
B. Captain Vancouver as the central figure.
C. a chief sitting with his back to the viewer.
D. semi-clad natives dressed in their traditional costumes.
*Mackenzie, *paintings, *1790s
The accompanying illustration shows
A. Lief Ericson reaching the northern Case Study Cloud Computing And Storage of Newfoundland in 1000 A.D.
B. Sieur de La Salle Graph Theory Homework Problems reaching the Gulf of Mexico in 1682.
C. Samuel Hearne reaching the Arctic Ocean in 1771.
D. Alexander Mackenzie reaching the Pacific Ocean in "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest," *Fraser River, *paintings, *1800s
In 1808 Simon Fraser canoed down the Fraser River from Prince George to Musqueam at the river's mouth. Charles W. Jefferys completed the accompanying painting in 1928. Which conclusion least likely explains Jefferys' reason for completing the painting? Jefferys
A. wanted to show Fraser's foolishness.
B. wanted to show the bravery of Fraser and his crew.
C. was impressed by the canoeing skills of the voyageurs.
D. wanted to capture the adventure and drama of Canadian history.
Jefferys' painting of Simon Fraser is
A. a primary source.
B. a secondary source.
C. an exact depiction of Fraser's voyage.
D. based on a contemporary photograph.
*immigration, *cartoons, *1820s
The British cartoon entitled "The Emigrant's Welcome to Canada"
A. encourages emigration to Canada.
B. paints an optimistic portrait of Canada.
C. pokes fun at the ill-equipped emigrants.
D. encourages emigrants to move to the USA instead of to Canada.
*Fort Kamloops, *HBC, *maps, *1830s
Use the accompanying map to answer the next two questions.
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A. major routes used by the Hudson's Bay Company.
B. the routes explored by Lewis and Clark.
C. the routes Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest by Simon Fraser and David Thompson.
D. the major routes to the gold fields.
Fort Kamloops is found at
*Oregon Territory, *boundary disputes, *UK, *USA, *John "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest," *Uncle Sam, *Polk, *bias, *cartoons, *1840s
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This cartoon appeared in the British magazine Punch in 1846. It shows John Bull (left) and US president Polk (right) at the time of the Oregon Territory Dispute. The information which is least helpful in revealing the British bias of the cartoonist is
A. the fact that John Bull has a smaller hat than James Polk.
B. John Bull's mild amusement at the aggressive stance taken by James Polk.
C. the whip in James Polk's back pocket, indicating that the USA still tolerates slavery.
D. the use of sarcasm, calling James Polk "Yankee Noodle."
*railways, *Montreal, *Toronto, *paintings, *1850s
The "Age of Steel" began soon after the
A achievement of responsible government (1848)
B establishment of Confederation (1867)
C entry of BC into Confederation (1871)
D Riel Rebellion (1885).
*Ottawa, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest East, *Canada West, *Queen Victoria, *maps, *1850s
In 1857 Queen Victoria selected this city to be the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest capital of Canada West and Canada East.
*gold rush, *manifest Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest destiny, *BC, *USA, *songs, *1850s
The following stanza appeared in a song Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest in British Columbia in 1858:
"Soon our banner will be streaming,
Soon the eagle will be screaming.
And the lion — see, it cowers,
Hurrah boys, the river's ours."
The "banner" in the above song is most likely the
C. Union Jack.
D. Stars and Stripes.
*gold rush, *Fraser River, *BC, *illustrations, *1850s
The above drawing was taken from the December 1860 issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine. The people shown boarding the British Columbia-bound ship were likely inspired by the
A. British Columbia gold rush.
B. opening of the colony to settlers.
C. discovery of sea otters along the coast.
D. building of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
*gold rush, *BC, *book covers, *1850s
This book cover deals with a gold rush in
*Ottawa, *cartoons, *1850s
The cities in this cartoon are competing for the location of
D telegraph lines.
*Canada East, *Canada West, *rep by pop, *graphs, *1840s, *1850s, *1860s
The accompanying graph best illustrates why
A. Canada West supported representation by population in 1841.
B. Canada East supported representation by population in 1861.
C. Canada West supported representation by population in 1861.
D. Canada East supported the union of Canada East and Canada West.
*immigration, *Canada East, *Canada West, *New Brunswick, *Nova Scotia, *population, *statistics, *1860s
The colony which felt most threatened by the surge of immigration between 1841 and 1861 was
A. Canada East.
B. Canada West.
C. New Brunswick.
D. Prince Edward Island.
*manifest destiny, *imperialism, *Rupert's Land, *quotations, *1860s
"So I look upon Prince Rupert's Land and Canada, and see how an ingenious people. are occupied with bridging rivers and making railroads and telegraphs to develop, organize and create and preserve the great British provinces of the north. and I am able to say, 'It is very well; Essay Emergency Situation are building excellent states to be hereafter admitted to the American Union.' "
William H. Seward, 1861
Seward is speaking as an
*Civil Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest War, *Confederation, *railway, *painting, *1860s
British Troops on the March-Canada, The London Illustrated News, 15 March 1862, TMPL
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As the St. Lawrence River was frozen the troops marched overland from Saint John, New Brunswick, to Canada.
This event revealed the need for
A. better roads.
B. better snowshoes.
C. an intercolonial railway.
D. a large standing army in Canada.
*Cariboo Wagon Road, *gold rush, *BC, *Royal Engineers, *Fraser River, *paintings, *1860s
The accompanying painting of the construction of the Cariboo Wagon Road was most likely intended to show
A. the difficulty of constructing roads in the Fraser Canyon.
B. the role played by the Royal Engineers in the construction of the road.
C. the natural beauty of the Fraser Canyon.
D. the importance of the Royal Engineers in bringing law and order to the British Columbia frontier.
*Confederation, *Jean Baptiste, *Quebec, *cartoons, *1860s
The artist who drew the cartoon "The Effect of Confederation," showing a man sitting on a chamber pot [a portable container kept in a bedroom and used as a toilet] was
A. biased in favour of Confederation.
B. biased against Confederation.
C. neutral in the debate about Confederation.
D. indifferent to the debate about Confederation.
*Confederation, *cartoon, *1860s
Based on La Conféderation Quadrille Danse Nationale, Montréal, 1865
Lower Canada pulls a Grand Trunk Railway cart Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest driven by Upper Canada and carrying first-class passengers Research Paper For Lava In A Cup Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island, while New Brunswick hovers overhead. The cart is followed by a caribou representing Hudson Bay, and leading figures representing "our religion, our language, our customs and our laws." The phrase "my country, my love" appears at the lower left.
A. supported Confederation.
B. opposed Confederation.
C. showed Lower Canada in a leadership role.
D. portrayed all regions as equal partners in Confederation.
*Confederation, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *New Brunswick, *Nova Scotia, *Ontario, *Quebec, *Prince Edward Island, *cartoons, *1860s
This 1865 cartoon produced in Quebec
A. supports Confederation.
B. opposes Confederation.
C. supports union with Britain.
D. supports union with the USA.
*McGee, *manifest destiny, *Confederation, *1860s
"They [the United States] coveted Florida, and seized it; they coveted Louisiana, and purchased it; they coveted Texas and stole it; and then they picked a quarrel with Mexico, which ended with their getting California . had we not the strong arm of England over us, we would not now have had a separate existence."
Thomas D'Arcy McGee, 9 February 1865
McGee is referring The Issues Related To Indian Health Tradition Essays this American concept:
D. Manifest Destiny.
*Confederation, *Lincoln, * Civil War, *cartoon, *1860s
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JEAN-BAPTISTE: “Just don’t bother me, will you! Do you take me for a fool?” [tr.]
The cartoonist suggests that a prime factor favouring Confederation was the
A. fear of a civil war in Canada.
B. cost of fortifying the "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" border.
C. threat of an American invasion.
D. abolition of slavery in the United States.
*Ottawa, *quotations, *1890s
".a sub-arctic Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest lumber-village converted by royal mandate into a political cockpit."
Goldwin Smith, 1892
Goldwin Smith was referring to
C. "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest." Quebec City.
*Ottawa, *cartoons, *1860s
The artist who drew the accompanying cartoon, published on November 10, 1865, is suggesting that Ottawa was
A. the best choice for the capital of Canada.
B. a poor choice for the capital of Canada.
C. a good compromise choice for the capital of a better choice than Quebec City for the capital of Canada.
*Fenians, *Confederation, *painting, *1860s
The Orangeville Militia was mobilized in 1866 to
A. gain Canada’s independence from Britain.
B. defend Canada from a threatened Fenian invasion.
C. support the Fenian movement for Irish independence.
D. support the separation Canada "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" West from Canada East.
*Fenians, *Ridgeway, Battle of Ridgeway, *paintings, *1860s
This 1866 painting of the Battle of Ridgeway shows that the Fenians
A. were likely to lose the battle.
B. were a serious threat to Canada.
C. were disorganized and poorly led.
D. had more cannons than Canada.
*British North America, *USA, *Russia, *maps, *1860s
The accompanying map was published in Harper's Magazine. The year was likely
*Fenians, *American Civil War, *songs, *1860s
"We are a Fenian brotherhood, skilled in the art of war,
And we're going to fight for Ireland, the land that we adore;
Many battles have we won, along with the boys in "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" blue,
And we'll go to capture Canada, for we've nothing else to do."
The Fenians referred to in the above passage attacked Canada because
A. they wished to strike at Great Britain by attacking Canada.
B. Canadians mistreated How To Write An Intro To A History Research Paper immigrants.
C. they were ordered by the U. S. president to attack.
D. they were unemployed after the American War.
*Confederation, *Fenians, *reciprocity, *rep by pop, *Ontario, *CPR, *1860s, *1870s
The paired province and its prime motive for favouring Confederation is
A. Ontario - representation by population.
B. Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Scotia - fear of a Fenian invasion.
C. Prince Edward Island - a transcontinental railway.
D. British Columbia - a reciprocity treaty with the USA.
*Alaska, *John Bull, *Uncle Sam, *cartoons, *1860s
John Bull (Britain, in the background) is shown between Uncle Sam (left) and the Russian Tsar (right). American Secretary of State Seward is emerging from the cellar.
Which one of the following statements about the 1867 cartoon is false?
A. John Bull approved of the sale Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Alaska to the USA.
B. Uncle Sam was prepared to pay Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest $7,200,000 for Alaska.
C. The block of ice carried by the Tsar of Russia represents Alaska.
D. Russia, the USA and Britain were interested in the future of Alaska.
*Confederation, *Newfoundland, *Labrador, *maps, *1860s
In 1867 the shaded crown colonies shown on the map
A. joined Canada.
B. did not Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest join Canada
C. applied for maritime union.
D. desired annexation to the United States.
*Confederation, *maps, *1860s, *1940s
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*Constitution, *BNA Act, *1860s
The basic ideas of the British North America Act Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest are contained in the phrase
A. "liberty or death."
B. "liberty, equality, fraternity."
C. "peace, order and good government."
D. "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
*Confederation, *rep Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest pop, *statistics, *1860s
Study the pie graph showing the population of Canada on July 1, 1867. The graph explain why
A. Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia favoured a legislative union.
B. Ontario wanted a federal union.
C. George Brown led the fight for representation by population.
D. the strongest support for Confederation came from the Maritime colonies.
*Confederation, *UK, *Britannia, *Queen Victoria, *medals, *1860s
The medal pictured was issued to commemorate Confederation on July 1, 1867. The four women facing the seated Mother Britannia represent
A. Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba.
B. Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick.
C. Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia.
D. Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick.
*fur trade, *stamps, *1860s
Canada's first postage stamp (shown above) was designed to
A. stress Canada's role as a colony of Britain.
B. show Canadian concerns about the environment.
C. show how important the sun is to a northern nation.
D. recognize the importance of the fur trade in the history of Canada.
*Nova Scotia, *Confederation, *Tupper, *Howe, *cartoons, *1860s
This cartoon depicts Charles Tupper, Joseph Howe and Miss Acadia (Nova Scotia). The cartoonist clearly wants Nova Scotia to
A remain a British colony.
B join Canada.
C join the USA.
D become independent.
*railways, *USA, *photograph, *1860s
The federal government brought two provinces into Confederation shortly after the completion of a transcontinental railway across the United States in 1869:
A. Saskatchewan and Alberta.
B. British Columbia and Manitoba.
C. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
D. Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.
*HBC, *Rupert's Land, *maps, *1860s
In 1869 Project Management Case Study Woody 2000 Organizational Chart purchased the shaded area on the map from
B. the USA.
C. the North West Company.
D. the Hudson's Bay Company.
*Red River, *Riel, *poster, *1870s
This poster, published in 1870, deals with the Sample Bibliography Page For Internet Sources Lesson dispute between Ottawa and Louis Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest over the future of the Red River colony. It was likely produced in
C. British Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Columbia.
D. the Red River colony.
*Red River, *North West, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *Miss Canada, *Manitoba, *cartoons, *1870s
In this illustration the woman in the centre represents the Red River settlement. She is depicted as
A. willing to join Canada.
B. eager to join the USA.
C. eager to become independent.
D. uncertain as to her course of action.
*Scott, *Riel, *Manitoba, *Red River, *illustrations, *1870s
The event depicted in this sketch had a major effect on Canadian history. It was drawn many years after the event to show the execution of
A. Louis Riel.
B. Thomas Scott.
C. Abraham Lincoln.
D. Thomas D'Arcy McGee.
*Riel, *Scott, *Red River, *Fort Garry, *illustrations, *1870s
On March 3, 1870, Louis Riel's provisional government in the Red River settlement court-martialed Thomas Scott. Scott was found guilty of treason and executed the next day. This drawing was likely produced to
A. support capital punishment.
B. gain sympathy for Riel in Quebec.
C. gain sympathy for Scott in Ontario.
D. promote settlement in the North West.
*Fenians, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *cartoons, *1870s
This cartoon deals with the Fenians, a group of Irish Americans who sought to harm Great Britain by attacking Canada from bases in the United States. Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest The cartoon most likely appeared in a newspaper published by the
*Confederation, *UK, *Britannia, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *cartoons, *1870s
The cartoonist is saying that Canada
A. should join the USA.
B. is able to defend itself.
C. is being given to the USA.
D. is in danger of being lost by Britain.
*Confederation, *annexation, *UK, *Britannia, *Cartier, *Macdonald, *British Empire, *cartoons, *1870s
The accompanying cartoon was published in the Canadian Illustrated News on July 9, 1870. Which one of the following statements best summarizes the point made by the cartoonist?
A. The Canadians oppose a change in their relationship to Britain.
B. The Canadians are certain to be shipwrecked on Annexation Rock.
C. The British know that the Canadians will easily reach Point Independence.
D. The British government is prepared to risk the loss of Canada to the USA.
*manifest destiny, *Alaska, *BC, *USA, *UK, *quotations. *1860s
The following quotations deal with what is now Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest western Canada. Which one best explains the meaning of the term "manifest destiny"?
A. "It was the American purchase of Alaska.which helped to unleash the forces which would ensure its [B.C.'s] entry into Canadian Confederation."
David Joseph Mitchell
B. "I believe that if anything under the heaven be fated, it is that the American flag shall wave over every foot of this American Continent in the course of time."
Senator Alexander Ramsey
C. "The immediate destiny of this colony [B.C.] is either that of an important province of a great and successful British American Empire, or a state of the powerful Republic."
The British Colonist, 1870
D. "There is a struggle going on between Britain and the United States for the possession of the northern portion of this Continent. Happily it is not one of guns and bayonets, but of ideas and national progress."
The Hamilton Spectator, 1868
*Red River, *Winnipeg, *First Nations, *Confederation, *Hind, *paintings, *1870s
Artist William Hind was living in the Red River settlement at the time the area was negotiating its entry into Confederation. All but one cultural difference is shown in this painting. Which one is missing?
*Red River, *Manitoba, *songs
"Come sit by my side if Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest love me,
Do not hasten to bid me adieu,
But remember the Red River Valley
And the girl who Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest loved you so true."
The Red Battered Woman Syndrome Defense Essay Topics valley referred to in the Canadian version of this folk song is in
C. Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Alberta.
D. British Columbia.
*San Juan Islands, *boundary disputes, *maps, *1870s
The accompanying map shows the San Juan Archipelago. The German emperor decided that the boundary between Canada and the United States should pass through
A. Haro Strait and Boundary Pass.
B. the Middle Channel and Douglas Channel.
C. Rosario Strait.
D. Haro Strait and Douglas Channel.
*statistics, *population, *BC, *1870s
The above population figures were Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest in
*National Policy, *Macdonald, *paintings, *1870s
This painting of Sir John A. Macdonald was commissioned by the N.P. Soap Company. However, when historians see the initials "N.P." they likely think of Macdonald's support for
A. native peoples.
B. the National Policy.
C. the Northwest Passage.
D. the National Progressive Party.
*Pacific Scandal, *Macdonald, *corruption, *Miss Canada, *cartoons, *1870s
The above Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest cartoon deals with the 1873 Pacific Scandal. The cartoonist believed that
A. Macdonald's hands were clean.
B. most Canadians supported Macdonald.
C. Macdonald had disappointed Canadians.
D. Macdonald was right not to investigate charges of corruption.
*CPR, *Macdonald, *quotations, *1870s
"Until this grand work is completed our Dominion is little more than a geographical expression."
Sir John A. Macdonald, 1875
The "grand work" Macdonald referred to was the construction of the
A. Rideau Canal.
B. St. Lawrence Seaway.
C. Canadian Pacific Railway.
D. Parliament buildings in Ottawa.
*Confederation, *drawing, *1870s
This drawing was most likely completed in
*CPR, *railways, * Macdonald, *Mackenzie, * Chapleau, *Amor de Cosmos, *cartoon, 1870s
The people in the cartoon (from left Entamoeba Histolytica Cyst Classification Essay right) are opposition leader Alexander Mackenzie, Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, Secretary of State Adolphe Chapleau and Victoria member of parliament Amor de Cosmos. This cartoon reflects the view that the federal government policies in 1880 mostly benefitted
D. British Columbia.
*CPR, *railways, *North West, *freight rates, *cartoons, *1880s
The family in this cartoon feared that a railway monopoly would most likely result in an increase in
A. freight rates.
B. labour costs.
*Macdonald, *Blake, *CPR, *cartoons, *1880s
In this cartoon Conservative prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald is the man on the left and Liberal opposition leader Edward Blake is the man on the right. The cartoon was drawn to
A. protest the cost of building the Canadian Pacific Railway.
B. praise Blake for his rigorous opposition to the construction of the railway.
C. praise Macdonald for his vision and determination in building the railway.
D. show that Blake could have built the railway for less money than Macdonald.
*North West, *women, *cartoons, *1880s
What likely Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest the 1882 cartoon entitled "This Market Report May Be Relied Upon"?
A. the status of women in the North West
B. the shortage of women in the North West
C. the surplus of women in the North West
D. the diversity of women in the North West
*Macdonald, *cartoons, *Pacific Scandal, *National Policy, *1880s
Grip, Toronto, 29 April 1882
These cartoons of Sir John A. Macdonald deal with
A. free trade and Imperial preference.
B. the Pacific Scandal and the National Policy.
C. opposition to the CPR and support for the CPR.
D. amnesty for Louis Riel and the execution of Louis Riel.
*CPR, *railways, *maps, *1880s
This map shows a proposed route of the Canadian Pacific Railway through the Rocky Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Mountains. The artist evidently favoured
A. the proposed route.
B. a different route.
C. slowing construction.
D. stopping construction.
*Winnipeg, *slogans. *1880s
Which of the following slogans refers to Winnipeg?
A. The Gateway to the Orient
B. The Gateway to the North
C. The Gateway to the Canadian West
D. The Gateway to the Dominion
*Manitoba, *immigration, *quotations, *1880s
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Settler's Guide to the North-West (1882), Northern Pacific Railway Company, New York
The intent of this statement is to
A. discourage settlement in the west.
B. prepare settlers for life in the west.
C. provide reasons to support annexation.
D. accurately describe the weather of Manitoba.
*Northwest Territories, *Riel Rebellion, *cartoons, *1880s
In the 1883 cartoon entitled "I Stand for Justice…" the cartoonist
A. opposes the demands of the North West Territories.
B. is satisfied with the status of the North West Territories.
C. is shocked by the demands of the North West Territories.
D. sympathizes with the demands of the North West Territories.
*Northwest Territories, *immigration, *First Nations, *buffalo, *reservations, *1870s, *1880s
Three of the following are causes and one is a result. Which is the result?
A. The buffalo were Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest exterminated.
B. The native people moved onto reservations.
C. The government signed treaties with the native people.
D. White settlement in the North West Territories increased.
*CPR, *railways, *Fraser, *paintings, *1880s
The primary purpose of the artist who did the accompanying painting of the Canadian Pacific Railway was Litany By Carol Ann Duffy Essay. stimulate tourist traffic on the railway.
B. glamorize the construction of the railway.
C. minimize the obstacles encountered during construction of the railway.
D. illustrate the important role played by Chinese Lord Of The Flies Descent Into Savagery Essay workers in the construction of the railway.
*First Nations, *Riel Rebellion, *immigration, *Macdonald, *cartoons, *1880s
The point being made by Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest cartoonist is that the native people will
A. not be allowed to stand in the way of settlement.
B. be protected from the settlers by the police.
C. benefit from the advancement of civilization.
D. be given large reserves on the Pacific coast to make up Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest their lost land in the prairies.
*First Nations, *bias, *quotations
"I could 'paint' you two pictures. The one would represent the bright side of Indian life, with its feathers, lances, gayly dressed and mounted 'banneries', fights, buffalo hunting, etc. The other the dark side, showing the filth, vermin, poverty, nakedness, suffering, starvation, superstition, etc. Both would be equally true-neither exaggerated, or distorted; both totally dissimilar."
Henry Boller's statement allows us to conclude that historians
A. find paintings of little Cover Letter Examples For Medical Assistant Student Resources value.
B. are not always objective in their Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest reporting.
C. find photographs more useful than paintings.
D. rarely get an accurate picture of Native life from paintings.
*Riel, *Macdonald, *Riel Rebellion, *cartoons, *1880s
In July 1885 a six-man jury found Louis Riel guilty of treason punishable by death. The prime minister was urged to grant Riel a pardon. This cartoon shows the difficulty Macdonald faced in coming up with a decision that would please
A. French supporters in Quebec.
B. English supporters in Ontario.
C. Metis and French in the West.
D. English and French supporters.
*Riel Rebellion, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *justice, *Northwest Territories, *North West, *cartoons, *1880s
The cartoonist asserts that justice in the North West is
A. for sale.
*Riel Rebellion, *Metis, *magazine covers, *1880s
This 1885 magazine cover depicting Miss Canada supports
A. the Metis.
B. Great Britain.
C. First Nations.
D. the government.
*Riel, *Riel Rebellion, *telegrams, *memoirs, *1880s
Historians interested in writing about the Riel Rebellion of 1885 would likely consider telegrams sent by General Middleton during the rebellion to be more reliable than his memoirs because they would be
A. "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" biased than memoirs.
B. more interesting than memoirs.
C. more informative than memoirs.
D. written closer to the time of the event.
*CPR, *quotations, *Craigellachie, *1880s
"Stand fast, Craigellachie!"
"All I can say is that the work Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest has been done well in every way."
The National Dream 1871-1881 and The Last Dream Song 171 Analysis Essay 1881-1885.
The above statements and book titles refer to the building of the
A. Canadian Pacific Railway.
B. Northern Pacific Railway.
C. British Columbia Railway.
D. Canadian National Railway.
*CPR, *Van Horne, *quotations, *1880s
"To have built that road would have made a Canadian out of the German Emperor."
Sir William Van Horne
The "road" referred to above is
A. the Canadian Pacific Railroad.
B. the Cariboo Wagon Road.
C. the Trans-Canada Highway.
D. Yonge Street.
*Riel, *North West, *quotations, *1880s
"Riel was fairly tried, honestly convicted, laudably condemned, and justly executed."
This statement was most likely made by
A. a Cree from Manitoba.
B. a Metis leader from Saskatchewan.
C. a French Canadian Catholic from Quebec.
D. an English Canadian Protestant from Ontario.
*Riel Rebellion, *Macdonald, *Montreal, *Queen Victoria, *illustrations, *1880s
On November 28, 1885, Montrealers burned Sir John A. Macdonald in effigy at the base of a statue of Queen Victoria. What event prompted this action?
A. the Pacific Scandal.
B. the National Policy.
C. the execution of Louis Riel.
D. the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
*Laurier, *Riel, *Montreal, "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" *Riel Rebellion, *quotations, *1880s
"Had I been born on the banks of the Saskatchewan, I would Ripped Up His Homework have shouldered a musket to fight against this neglect of government and the shameless greed of speculators."
The man who made this speech at the Champs de Mars in Montreal on November 22, 1885, later became Canada's first Canadien prime minister. His name was
A. Wilfrid Laurier.
B. Louis St. Laurent.
C. Louis Joseph Papineau.
D. George-Etienne Cartier.
*Laurier, *Chretien, *nationalism, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *1880s
"We are French Canadians, but our country is not confined to the territory overshadowed by the citadel of Quebec; our country is Canada, it Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest the whole of what is covered by the British flag on the American continent, the fertile lands bordered by the Bay of Fundy, the Valley of the St. Lawrence, the region of the Great Lakes, the prairies of the West, the Rocky Mountains, the lands washed by the famous ocean where breezes are said to be as sweet as the breezes of the Mediterranean."
Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1885
Which of the following Canadians holds views which most closely resemble those of Laurier?
A. Paul Martin.
B. Jean Chrétien
C. Jacques Parizeau.
D. Lucien Bouchard.
*Confederation, *gold rush, *CPR, *Halifax, *chronology
What is the correct chronological order of the following historical events?
b. the Fraser River gold rush
c. the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway
d. the founding of Halifax
A. d, a, b, c
B. a, b, c, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest d
C. d, b, a, c
D. b, d, a, c
*Riel, *Blake, *Riel Rebellion, *Macdonald, *quotation, *1880s
“Had there been no neglect there would have been no rebellion. If no rebellion, then no arrest. If no arrest, then no trial. If no trial, then no condemnation. If no condemnation, then no execution. They, therefore, who were responsible Essays To Increase Prosecuting Misdemeanor Dv Cases for the first are responsible for every link in that fatal chain.”
Edward Blake, 1885
Edward Blake was blaming the Rebellion of Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest on this man:
A. Louis Riel.
B. Wilfrid Laurier.
C. Alexander Mackenzie.
D. John A. Macdonald.
*railways, *USA, *CPR, *maps, *1880s
The map showing transcontinental railways was probably published around
*CPR, *Northwest Territories, *population, *maps, *1880s
The map was drawn to illustrate the population of the prairies in the year
*Macdonald, *Blake, *labour, *suffrage, *cartoons, *1880s
In this cartoon Liberal leader Edward Blake is on the left, a worker (indicated by the square hat) in the centre and Conservative leader John A. Macdonald on the right. The cartoon supports
A. armed rebellion.
B. Macdonald's policies.
C. an extension of the vote.
D. the formation of trade unions.
*protective tariffs, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *National Policy, *labour, *cartoons, *1880s
This cartoon is critical of
A. free trade.
D. the protective tariff.
*labour, *women, *cartoons, *1880s
The cartoonist supports the concept of
A. status quo.
B. fair wages.
D. women's rights.
*Confederation, *imperialism, *poems, *1880s
"Through the young giant's mighty limbs, that stretch from sea to sea,
There runs a throb of conscious life-of waking energy.
From Nova Scotia's misty coast to far Columbia's shore,
She wakes - a band of scattered homes and colonies no more,
But a young nation, with her life full beating in her breast,
A noble future in her eyes - the Britain of the West."
The above verse was most likely written in
*Macdonald, *Dewdney, *First Nations, *Christianity, Job Interview Essays *treaty, *1890s
A. believes that treaties were too generous.
B. takes pride in living in a Christian country.
C. is critical of the government's treatment of native people.
D. believes that Macdonald should increase payments to the contractor.
The cartoon entitled "Christian Statesmanship" suggests that
A. the treaties negotiated with the First Nations people were over-generous.
B. Macdonald is bribing the contractor to look after the First Nations people.
C. a Christian government was doing a good job of looking after the First Nations people.
D. most of the money meant for the First Nations people ended up in the hands of contractors.
*Laurier, *Mercier, *Macdonald, *cartoons, *1890s
The three men in the cartoon are (from left to right) Laurier, Quebec prime minister Honoré Mercier, and Sir John A. Macdonald. Laurier and Macdonald hope to
A. gain votes by pleasing Quebec.
B. promote French Canadian nationalism.
C. show their gratitude for Quebec policies.
D. receive a subsidy and other benefits from Quebec.
*National Policy, *protective tariffs, *tariffs, *posters, *1890s
The accompanying 1891 poster strongly supports
B. free trade.
C. a revenue tariff.
D. a protective tariff.
*elections, *Macdonald, *National Policy, *reciprocity, *tariffs, *slogans, *1890s
The following slogans were used by the Liberals in the 1891 election:
"Liberty to Commerce"
"Tariff Reduction and Reciprocity"
"Protection is Legalized Robbery"
"The Tory Tariff Oppresses the Farmer"
"Protection is a National Folly and a National Crime"
These statements were a clear attack on which "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" Sir John A. Macdonald's programs?
A. the National Policy.
B. A strong British connection.
C. The expansion of Canada from coast to coast.
D. The formation of the North West Mounted Police.
*Macdonald, *National Policy, *posters, *1890s
The above poster was designed to
A. help Macdonald win re-election.
B. promote Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest and militarism.
C. attack Macdonald's age and outdated programs.
D. encourage cooperation between business and Demonstrate My Freedom Essays labour.
*National Policy, *reciprocity, *cartoon, *1890s
This election poster was designed to
A. get manufacturers to vote for free trade.
B. illustrate the powers of the labour movement.
C. reduce Canadian fears of American competition.
D. convince workers to vote for protective trade barriers.
*reciprocity, *protection, *annexation, *National Policy, *Laurier, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *cartoons, *1890s
The above cartoon was drawn during the 1891 election campaign [Laurier is the man on the left]. The artist was likely a supporter of
C. the Liberal party.
D. the Conservative Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Nations, Christian Research Paper Ideas For Middle School *assimilation, *quotation, *1890s
How would we white people like it if because we were weak, and another people more powerful than ourselves had possession of our country, we were obliged to give Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest our children to go to schools of this more powerful people–KNOWING that they were taken from us for the very purpose of weaning them from the old loves Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest the old associations–if we found that they were most unwillingly allowed to come back to us for the short summer holidays; and when they Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest came were dressed in the peculiar costume of our conquerors, and were talking their language instead Essays Of Jose Rizal Philippines the dear old tongue.
The Canadian IndianDrydens Essay Of Dramatic Poesy Is Weegy Reliable, March 1891
The author of this passage is questioning the policy known as
*lawyers, *women, *poems, *1890s
"I think all lawyers Google In China Case Study 2010 Chevy must agree
On keeping our profession free
From females whose admission would
Result in anything but good.
Because it yet has My Life Twenty Years From Now Essay be shown
That men are fit to hold their own.
In such a contest, I've no doubt,
We'd some of us be crowded out.
In other spheres of business life
Much discontent 'mong men is rife,
For women quick, alert and deft
Supplant their rivals right and left."
The accompanying poem appeared in Grip magazine in 1892. Which of the following statements best reflects the point of view of the poem?
A. A woman's place is in the home.
B. Women would not make good lawyers.
C. Male lawyers fear competition from female lawyers.
D. Women should not be encouraged to Critical Essays On Mending Wall the legal profession.
*racism, *Chinese, *labour, *posters, *1890s
This poster, produced in the 1890s in BC, was designed to promote the sale of
A. sugar refined in China by white labour.
B. sugar refined in Canada by white labour.
C. sugar refined in China by Chinese labour. Advantages And Disadvantages Of Mobile Phones Essay. sugar refined in Canada by Chinese labour.
*Manitoba Schools Question, *Laurier, *cartoons, *1890s
The Manitoba Schools Question referred to in the cartoon "Wilfrid and the Porcupine" dealt with
A. school funding.
B. private schools.
C. residential schools.
D. French language rights
*National Policy, *Tupper, *Macdonald, *protectionism, *1890s
This poster was produced during the election of 1896. Hugh Macdonald, the son of Sir John A. Macdonald, was seeking election to parliament. The "old principle" Tupper and Macdonald support How To Write A Good Nursing School Entrance Essay known as
A. manifest destiny.
B. commercial union.
C. the national policy.
D. unrestricted reciprocity.
*National Policy, *Macdonald, *Tupper, *labour, *cartoon, *poster, *1890s
The poster and cartoon both deal with the
A. Just Society.
B. Pacific Scandal.
C. National Policy.
D. Monroe Doctrine.
*Klondike, *gold rush, *Yukon, *Carmack, *quotations, *1890s
"TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: I do, this day, locate and claim, by right of discovery, five hundred feet, running up stream from this notice. Located this 17th day of August, 1896."
G. W. Carmack
This statement Upper Division Transfer Uc Personal Statement claim started a gold rush to
B. the Yukon.
D. British Columbia.
*Laurier, *Queen Victoria, *cartoons, 1890s
Sir Wilfrid Laurier received a knighthood during Queen Victoria's diamond "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" in 1897. The cartoon pays tribute to Laurier's
A. love of Canada.
B. fondness for children.
C. ability to unite Canadians.
D. support for The Maple Leaf Forever as the national anthem.
*Laurier, *UK, *cartoons, *Diamond Jubilee, *cable, *maps, *1890s
The above cartoon shows Wilfrid Laurier and the connection of Canada by cable to Australia and Britain. It was most likely drawn in the year
*suffrage, *women's suffrage, *cartoon, *1890s
Ontario's Premier Hardy did not want to give women the vote because they would support
A. free trade.
D. law and order.
*plebiscites, *referendums, *prohibition, *statistics, *1890s
Based on the 1898 vote
A. the majority of Canadians supported prohibition.
B. the greatest support for prohibition came from Quebec.
C. the majority of Canadians who voted supported prohibition.
D. the weakest support for prohibition came from PEl and Nova Scotia.
*prohibition, *statistics, *plebiscites, Free Download History Notes Of Ignou Assignment, *1890s
In view of the results, Laurier that Canada could best be kept united by
A. implementing prohibition immediately.
B. calling an election and campaigning for prohibition.
C. calling an election and campaigning against prohibition.
D. using the excuse of the low participation rate to do nothing.
*Laurier, *Boer War, *cartoons, *1890s
This cartoonist shows Laurier as a
*Boer War, *nationalism, *imperialism, *UK, *slogans, *1890s
The following slogans were popular during the Boer War:
"Britannia Rules the "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" Waves."
"Britons Never Shall Be Slaves."
"Trade Follows the Flag."
"What We Have We Hold! What We Don't Have, We Take."
Taken together they are good examples of
A. socialism and nationalism.
B. nationalism and imperialism.
C. internationalism and militarism.
D. imperialism and internationalism.
*Boer War, *UK, *South Africa, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *music, *1890s
This Strengths And Weaknesses Of A Research Paper recruitment song was most likely written in
*Boer War, *imperialism, *militarism, *colonialism, *music, *1900s
This sheet music cover best illustrates the concept of
*prohibition, *gambling, *cartoons, *1900s
This cartoon appears to reflect the viewpoint of the publication
A. One Big Union (Labour).
B. Saturday Night (Business).
C. The War Cry (Salvation Army).
D. The Liberal Monthly (Liberal Party).
*head tax, *Chinese, *immigration, *racism, *cartoon, *1900
This cartoon refers to
A. a tax on Chinese immigrants.
B. a corrupt immigration system.
C. a quota system for Chinese immigrants.
D. an act that excludes Chinese immigrants.
*Manifest Destiny, *John Bull, *Uncle Sam, *imperialism, *cartoons, *1900s
This cartoon illustrates the policy known as
A. Manifest Destiny.
B. The New Deal.
C. The Good Neighbour Policy.
D. The Alliance for Progress.
*immigration, *Montreal, *cartoons, *1900s
The artist drew this cartoon to
A. ridicule misinformed British settlers.
B. make the world aware of Canadian culture.
C. demonstrate the extremes of the Canadian climate.
D. promote the immigration of British settlers to Canada.
*immigration, *cartoon, *1900s
This cartoon was drawn to
A. educate immigrants.
B. promote winter sports.
C. encourage immigration.
D. make fun of British immigrants.
*Laurier, *cartoons, *1900s
The cartoonist is asserting that Laurier
A. believed in animal rights.
B. changed his identity for political advantage.
C. supported people's right to smoke.
D. Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest more at home in England than in France.
*Boer War, *Chamberlain, *cartoons, *imperialism, *1900s
In this Boer War cartoon, British Colonial Secretary Joseph Chamberlain is portrayed as an octopus. The cartoonist chose to represent him this way to:
A. show the unity of the British empire.
B. emphasize the greed of the British Empire.
C. illustrate Britain's weak hold over her colonies.
D. acknowledge the complexity of Chamberlain's job.
*Boer War, *imperialism, *postcards, 1900s
These postcards promoted
*British Empire, *flag, *Union Jack, *poems
THE EMPIRE'S FLAG
"It's only a small bit of bunting,
It's only an old colored rag.
Yet thousands have died for its honor
And shed their best blood for the flag.
It floats o'er New Zealand, Australia,
Over Africa, India, Hong Kong,
Over Canada; proudly proclaiming
That we all to the Empire belong."
The flag referred to in the poem was the
A. Union Jack.
B. Maple Leaf.
D. Royal Standard.
*Maple Leaf Forever, *Wolfe, *imperialism, *songs
Use the accompanying verse to answer the following question.
"In days of yore, from Britain's shore,
Wolfe, the dauntless hero, came,
And planted firm Britannia's flag on Canada's fair domain.
Here may it wave, our boast, our pride,
And joined in love together
The Thistle, Shamrock, Rose entwine
The Maple Leaf forever."
The main reason Slader Physics Extended Essay "The Maple Leaf Forever" did not become our national anthem was that
A. It was too patriotic for Canadian tastes.
B. It refers to the flag of the United Kingdom.
C. It reminds French Canadians of a English victory.
D. The maple leaf was not considered an appropriate national emblem.
*immigration, *North West, *posters, *1900s
The accompanying Canadian government poster was designed to
A. lure new settlers to the North West.
B. alert prospective settlers to the vastness of Canada.
C. encourage people living in the Prairies to move to British Columbia.
D. encourage people to leave the North West.
*Klondike, *gold rush, *poems, *1900s
"A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon;
The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a rag-time tune;
Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew.
And watching his luck was his light-o-love, the lady that's known as Lou."
Robert W. Service
The Malamute saloon was located in
A. the Yukon.
B. the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Maritimes.
C. British Columbia.
D. Northern Ontario.
*New Brunswick, *Saint John, *photographs, *1900s
This photograph of Saint John, New Brunswick, was likely taken in the
*immigration, *North West, *illustrations, *1900s
The drawing "Beginning a Home" was used to illustrate a pamphlet produced by the government in 1903. The ministry responsible likely dealt with
*Alaska, *boundary disputes, *Skagway, *Yukon, *maps
Which boundary shown on the map did Canada claim in the Alaska Boundary Dispute of 1903?
*Alaska, *boundary disputes, *Skagway, *Yukon, *maps
The key city in the Alaska Boundary Dispute was
C. Prince Rupert.
D. "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest," *boundary disputes, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest *USA, *Uncle Sam, *Jean Baptiste, *Johnny Canuck, *cartoons, *1900s
The cartoon entitled "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" Grab-All" was drawn in response to
A. the American Civil War.
B. Canadian Confederation.
C. the USA's purchase of Alaska.
D. the Alaska Boundary Dispute.
*Alaska, *boundary disputes, *UK, *John Bull, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *Jean Baptiste, *1900s, cartoons
The main issue dealt with in this cartoon is
B. gun control.
C. drinking age.
D. political betrayal.
*Alaska, *boundary disputes, "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" *Ashburton treaty, *Oregon Territory, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *UK, *John Bull, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest *cartoons, *1900s
This cartoon deals with
A. trade agreements.
B. boundary disputes.
C. natural resources.
D. American investment.
*nationalism, *British Empire, *Union Jack, *Johnson, *USA, *poems, *1900s
"The Dutch may have their Holland, the Spanish have their Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Yankee to the south of us must south of us remain;
For not a man dare lift a hand against the men who brag
That they were born in Canada beneath the British flag."
Pauline Johnson, 1903
Pauline Johnson was clearly
A. a nationalist.
B. an imperialist.
C. an isolationist.
D. an internationalist.
*immigration, *North West, *multiculturalism, *Uncle Sam, *Johnny Canuck, *UK, *US, *John Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *illustrations, *1900s
There are many different nationalities in the 1903 illustration entitled "Now Then, All Together!" because
A. the artist opposed immigration.
B. Canada sells its wheat all over the world.
C. people from all over the world settled in Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Canada.
D. all the nations want to get their wheat as cheaply as possible.
The illustration "Now Then, All Together" from a government pamphlet appears to favour
A. selective immigration.
B. a ban on immigration.
C. unrestricted immigration.
D. Anglophone immigration.
*UK, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *Germany, *Miss Canada, *immigration, *1900s
Study the cartoon entitled "The New Belle." In 1903 Canada Economic Essays attracting a great deal of attention as a result of increasing
A. military strength.
B. wheat surpluses.
*immigration, *USA, *Uncle Sam, *North West, *illustrations, *1900s
This illustration was drawn to show that
A. good fences make good neighbours.
B. the Americans intended to take over "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" Western Canada.
C. the American government approved of emigration to Canada.
D. the American "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" disapproved of emigration to Canada.
*immigration, *USA, *Laurier, *Uncle Sam, *cartoon, *1900s
1904, University of Alberta
In addition to the elements suggested by the magnet, the Americans were drawn by the lure of
C. oil and gas.
D. gun control.
*head tax, *Laurier, *Chinese, *cartoons, *1900s
Laurier's $500 poll tax was designed to
A. raise tax Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest. limit immigration.
C. aid railway construction.
D. appease the United States.
*patriotism, *Sifton, *quotations, *1900s
"We cannot look into the future; we cannot foresee the destiny of Canada, but sir, on this we rest well assured: that Canada has not been led through the perils and difficulties of its chequered career, that six million people have not been placed in command of the northern half of this continent with all its vast resources, that we shall occupy an ignoble and insignificant position amongst the nations of the earth."
Clifford Sifton, 1904
The above statement best illustrates the concept of
D. manifest destiny.
*GTPR, *Laurier, *leaflets, *1900s, *GTPR, *Laurier, *leaflets, *1900s
The primary target of Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest leaflet is
A. the common people.
B. Liberal contractors.
C. the prime minister.
D. the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
*UK, *defence, *navy, *naval dispute, *cartoon, *1900s
This cartoon Essayez Le Curling Hotel most critical of:
D. the United Kingdom.
*immigration, *posters, *CPR, *1900s
One Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest part of the settlement process not addressed by this poster is the
A. supply of land.
B. availability of various resources.
C. hardships involved in homesteading.
D. cost involved in acquiring farmland.
*Confederation, *Alberta, *Saskatchewan, *Johnny Canuck, *cartoons, *1900s
The above cartoon, published in 1905, was most likely drawn to commemorate
A. the unity of western and eastern Canada.
B. the entry of Alberta and Saskatchewan as provinces.
C. the mediation of disputes between ranchers and farmers.
D. the end of a boundary dispute between Alberta and Saskatchewan.
*law and order, *immigration, *Johnny Canuck, *cartoons, *1900s
The most appropriate title for this cartoon is
A. "Justice delayed is justice denied."
B. "Peace, order and good government."
C. "Maintiens le droit [uphold the right]."
D. "A mare usque ad mare [from sea to sea]."
*National Policy, *tariff, *cartoon, *1900s
This cartoonist supports
A. higher tariffs.
B. lower tariffs.
C. business interests.
D. the National Policy.
*Confederation, *Alberta, *Saskatchewan, *maps, *1900s
Which of the following pairs of provinces entered Confederation in the same year?
A. 1, 2
B. 2, 3
C. 4, 5
D. 8, 10
*Riel, *Macdonald, *Ottawa, *Confederation, *chronology
Arrange the following events in chronological order (earliest to latest):
1. Louis Riel is hanged.
2. Sir John A. Macdonald dies.
3. the capital of Canada is moved to Ottawa.
4. Saskatchewan enters Confederation.
A. 3, 1, 2, 4
B. 1, 3, 2, 4
C. 4, 1, 2, 3
D. 2, 3, 1, 2
*protective tariffs, *protectionism, *tariffs, *quotations, *1900s
"The United States erected a "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" wall [in 1866] that Canada could not climb. The high tariff. gave impetus to Canada's nationhood. It compelled Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest what Confederation lacked–cohesiveness. without it Canadian resources would have gone to build up American cities, American ports and American railroads. Instead of having three transcontinental railroads running east and west, the Dominion would have had hundreds of roads running south, feeding the products of Canada's forests and farms and mines into American cities. The American tariff was a good thing for Canada."
Miss Agnes Laut, The Canadian Courier, 9 March 1907.
The writer approved of a policy known as
A. free trade.
C. laissez faire.
*discrimination, *racism, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest *Japanese, *immigration, *labour, *cartoons, *1900s
The man in the doorway is most anxious to protect his
*CPR, *CNR, *railways, *cartoons, *1900s
This cartoon was drawn to
A. favour cities over rural areas.
B. support railway construction.
C. protest the high cost of railways.
D. favour people living in the country.
*prohibition, *temperance, *cartoons, *1900s
This cartoon, produced when Canada was contemplating prohibition, suggests that
A. interested groups will easily reach an agreement.
B. political parties are free to represent the public interest.
C. political parties will be reluctant to implement prohibition.
D. liquor interests have more influence than temperance interests.
*Vancouver, *advertisements, *1900s
This advertisement from Henderson's Vancouver Mario Heiderich Dissertation Format, 1908, emphasizes Vancouver's
A. Tarleton Application Essays size.
*imperial defence, *British Empire, *UK, *Britannia, *illustrations, *1900s
This illustration was drawn in support of
B. imperial defence.
C. imperial expansion.
D. colonial independence.
*RCN, *navy, *Borden, Oraison Du Soir Arthur Rimbaud Explication Essay, *UK, *John Bull, *cartoons, *1900s
A supports Laurier's plans for a Canadian navy.
B makes fun of Laurier's plans for a Canadian Uspto Declaration Assignment Form navy.
C shows Britain's support for Canada's naval policy.
D shows Canada's support for Britain's naval policy.
*navy, *UK, *John Bull, *Germany, *USA, *cartoon, *1900s
A. celebrates Canada’s status as a major power.
B. supports Laurier’s plans for a Canadian navy.
C. makes fun of Laurier’s plans for a Canadian navy.
D. fears that Laurier’s plans will endanger the lives of Canadians.
*agriculture, *immigration, *graphs, *1900s
The remarkable increase in the wheat yield of Canada from 1889 to 1909 was due primarily to
A. the First World War.
B. a similar increase in immigration.
C. the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest of Alberta and into Confederation.
D. the driving of the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway.
*RCN, *navy, *nationalism, *Laurier, *speeches, *1910s
"This policy is in the best tradition of the Liberal party. This policy Understanding Philosophy Themes From Popular Culture Essay the latest link in "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" long chain of events which, following the principles laid down College Guide To Essay Writing the Reformers of old times, Baldwin and Lafontaine, step by step, stage by stage, have brought Canada into the position it now occupies, that is to say, the rank, dignity and status of a nation within the British Empire."
Sir Wilfrid Laurier, House of Commons Debates, 3 February 1910
Laurier was defending his decision to
A. build and man a Canadian navy.
B. give Britain money to expand the Royal Navy.
C. build and man naval vessels to be controlled by Britain.
D. build and man naval vessels to be controlled by Canada in peacetime and Britain in wartime.
*reciprocity, *free trade, *CMA, *protective tariffs, *tariffs, *cartoons, *1910s
The cartoonist who drew "Putting on the Screws" likely favoured the concept of
A. free trade.
B. protection for industry.
C. deregulation of the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest. privatization of the railways.
*RCN, *navy, *Laurier, *Wilhelm II, *cartoons, *1910s
The cartoonist suggests that
A. Laurier's proposed navy will not be taken seriously.
B. Laurier should be proud of his proposed navy.
C. Kaiser Wilhelm II is worried about Canada's proposed navy.
D. Canadians should support What Patriotism Means To Me Essay Winners plans for a Canadian navy.
*prohibition, *temperance, *1910s
The card depicted above was likely issued to promote the cause of
*First Nations, *Nisga'a, *land claims, *cartoons, *1910s
The above cartoon, published in 1910, illustrates an early Write Gmat Essay of
A. native blockades.
B. violent confrontation.
C. First Nations surrender.
D. aboriginal land claims.
*drugs, *illustrations, *1910s
The stairs lead to
*Senate, *cartoons, *1910s
This cartoon portrayed senators as unfit to hold veto powers as they were
A. too old.
B. grossly overpaid.
C. political appointees.
D. representative of special interests.
*manifest destiny, *reciprocity, *elections, *quotations, *1910s
"I am for it because I hope to see the day when the American flag will float over every square foot of the British North American possessions clear to the North Pole."
Champ Clark, 1911
"It" in the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest statement refers to
D. annexation manifesto.
*nationalism, *Bourassa, "Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest" *Laurier, *British Empire, *independence, *quotations, *1910s
"We are loyal to the British Crown and will defend the Empire in Canada with the last drop of our blood, but we are free and independent and no one - not Laurier or even His Majesty - has the right to ask us to go beyond our shores."
Henri Bourassa, 1911
A sentiment not found in Bourassa's speech is
*capitalism, *socialism, *communism, *posters, *1910s
The artist who created the accompanying poster believed that the capitalist system was
A. exploitive and oppressive.
B. based on liberty and equality.
C. arranged as a logical hierarchy.
D. supported by the efforts of a minority at the bottom.
*head tax, *Chinese, *immigration, *certificates, *1910s
The $500 head tax referred to in the above certificate was
A. paid to the government of China by all Chinese emigrants.
B. paid to all Chinese immigrants upon their arrival in Canada.
C. paid to the Canadian government by Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest Chinese immigrants.
D. purchased by Chinese immigrants as a kind of savings bond.
*navy, *Borden, *John Bull, *UK, *cartoon, *1910s
The character on the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest left is John Bull (United Kingdom) and the man on the right is Prime Minister Robert Borden. What does the cartoonist think about Borden’s Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest proposal to give Britain $35,000,000 to purchase battleships? He is
A. strongly opposed.
B. moderately opposed.
C. moderately supportive.
D. strongly supportive.
*primary Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *bias, *photographs, *cartoons, *1910s
The cartoon suggests that an historian should
A. trust only eyewitness accounts.
B. never make use of photographs.
C. use written sources in preference to Go Through A Crisis In Critical Thinking sources.
D. be as critical of photographs as of other documents.
*women's suffrage, *suffrage, *women, *labour, *child labour, *cartoons, *1910s
The women standing on the left want the seated woman to
A. share her wealth.
B. find jobs for the children.
C. accept a job in a factory.
D. fight for women's suffrage.
*Montreal, *recreation, *illustrations, *1910s
This drawing best supports the idea that typical Montrealers spend most of their money on
B. food and clothing.
C. smoking and drinking.
D. food and entertainment.
*coat of arms, *Nova Scotia
Which one of the accompanying coats of arms belonged to Nova Scotia?
*Borden, *regionalism, *tariffs, *protective tariffs, *cartoons, *1910s
The cartoonist who drew "Playing the Favourite" strongly suggests that Prime Minister Robert Borden favours
A. eastern industries.
B. western farmers.
C. the United States.
D. eastern farmers.
*Komagata Maru, *Borden, *Vancouver, *memoirs, *1910s
"A Japanese vessel, the Komagata Maru, has sailed from Shanghai with 5,000 Hindus for Vancouver."
Robert Borden, memoirs, 1938
"On May 23, 1914, the decaying freighter Komagata Maru, its holds jammed with a human cargo of 376 East Indians, dropped anchor in Vancouver Harbour."
Ted Ferguson, A White Man's Country, 1975 [Ferguson's figure is correct.]
The above quotations lead one to conclude that:
A. memoirs must be used with caution.
B. a primary source is better than a secondary source.
C. a secondary source is better than a primary source.
D. Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest primary and secondary sources can be flawed.
*Komagata Maru, *Sikhs, *labour, *cartoons, *1910s
The white labourer in the 1914 cartoon entitled "Such is Life" is primarily concerned about
A. the foreign customs of the Sikh.
B. the Sikh's threat to go on a hunger strike.
C. the ability of Canada to feed new immigrants.
D. the willingness of the Sikh to work for low wages.
*immigration, *labour, *BC, Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *1910s
The cartoonist takes the position that the main reason for restricting Asian immigration in 1914 was
A. racial harmony.
B. cultural unity.
C. inexpensive labour.
D. religious differences.
*First World War, *maps, *1910s
The black, white and grey boxes in the legend of the Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest accompanying map should be labeled respectively
A. Triple Entente, Triple Alliance, Neutral.
B. Triple Alliance, Neutral, Triple Entente.
C. Neutral, Triple Entente, Triple Alliance.
D. Triple Entente, Neutral, Triple Alliance.
*RCN, *First World War, *slogans, *1910s
"One Fleet, One Flag, One Throne."
This slogan was used by which one of the following parties in the First World War?
*First World War, *UK, *postcards, *1910s
This postcard was likely published at the onset of the
A. Riel Rebellion.
B. Boer War.
C. First World War.
D. Second World War.
*First World War, *victory bonds, *Wilhelm II, *cartoons, *1910s
The accompanying advertisement appeared in the Vancouver Daily Sun in October 1914. It was produced to promote enthusiasm for the
A. Riel Rebellion.
B. Boer War.
C. First World War.
D. Second World War.
*smoking, *tobacco, *First World War, *cartoons, *1910s
The accompanying 1915 cartoon supports the position that
A. smoking is a great danger to soldiers at the front.
B. the home front should be very concerned about the troops smoking.
C. some people at home did not understand what was really important.
D. troops should not be sent gifts which clogged the mail and took up space.
*Ypres, *First World War, *paintings, *1910s
Which two themes are emphasized in the painting of the Second Battle of Ypres Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest 1915?
A. valour and glory.
B. beauty and glory.
C. valour and horror.
D. beauty and horror.
*Ypres, *First World War, *McCrae, *poems, *primary sources, *1910s
The poem above was written in the trenches near Ypres, Belgium, during the
A. Napoleonic Wars.
B. Boer War.
C. First World War.
D. Second World War.
John McCrae's poem reflects the views of Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest
D. conscientious objector.
John McCrae's poem is a good example of a
A. primary source.
B. secondary source.
C. tertiary source.
D. unreliable source.
*protective tariffs, *tariffs, *Laurier, *Borden, *business, *cartoons, *1910s
The cartoonist believes that Laurier and Borden are acting
A. in the national interest.
B. on behalf of big business.
C. on behalf of farmers.
D. on behalf of the western provinces.
*women's suffrage, *suffrage, *women, *McClung, *quotations, *1910s
A. "No woman, idiot, lunatic, or criminal shall vote."
Election Act of the Dominion of Canada, 1915
B. "Well, before the ladies sit here with us, I hope a new style of hats will have been introduced."
Sir Thomas Chapais, 1940
C. "If democracy is right, women should have it. If it isn't, men shouldn't."
May Clendenan, 1915
D. "The world has suffered long from too much masculinity and not enough humanity."
Nellie L. McClung
Which of the above statements best expresses the ideas of the women's suffrage movement?
*regionalism, *National Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest, *tariffs, *USA, *cartoons, *1890s, *1910s
Which one of the following statements is not supported by the cartoons? Both cartoonists
A. use Immigration To Canada History Essay Contest to symbolize government.
B. are resentful of the large cities and business interests in the east.
C. believe that the profits from natural resource exploitation end up in the east.
D. believe that the "cow" works in the best interest of both the east and the west.
*First World War, *Laurier, *voluntary enlistment, *cartoons, *1910s
This cartoon portrayed Conservative minister of trade and commerce Foster and Liberal opposition leader Laurier as
*First World War, *voluntary enlistment, *cartoon, *1910s
This drawing in the Royal Victoria College's 1916 annual promotes
B. taxes on the rich.
D. voluntary enlistment.
*First World War, *voluntary enlistment, *posters, *1910s
This poster was issued primarily to support
C. the monarchy.
D. conscientious objectors.
*women's suffrage, *suffrage, *women, *Alberta, *Women's Franchise Act, *cartoons, *1910s
Which legislation likely inspired the above political cartoon, published in Alberta in 1916?
Video Essay WinnerRashid Mamun
LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, New York
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Ever since he was a child, Rashid was interested in U.S. filmmaking. As a young man he came from Bangladesh with his family to study filmmaking in the United States. On September 11, 2001, Rashid's mother woke him up to view the attack on the World Trade Center towers. Learning that someone of his own Muslim religion was responsible for the attack, Rashid felt anger and shame. After September 11th, he was referred to as a Muslim terrorist and "Taliban." But, when visiting Bangladesh later that year, he was called an American and treated with disdain when he expressed pro-American feelings. Now, Rashid does not know where he fits into two differing cultures. As Rashid expresses, "Who am I?"
Written Essay WinnerFeifei P.
Brighton High School
Rochester, New York
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Fefei, a Chinese immigrant who has lived in the United States for a year and a half, wrote this essay as a part of her high school English as a Second Language class. She writes of her fear of coming to a new country and entering high school for the first time, and of the acceptance she found and friends she made there. Feifei also writes of how the events of September 11, 2001 affected her, and shares that even though she misses her homeland, her experience watching a school memorial made her feel like she belongs as an American.
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Mt. Vernon Township High School
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
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Sejal was born in America, but her parents are immigrants from India. She says that at a young age she wasn't sure if she was American or Asian Indian, but that she has learned to embrace the traditions of both cultures.