A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 7

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Question 1:


a) a common religious faith
b) a strong base of supporters in regions with industrial economies
c) the power of patronage which distributed honours and jobs to their leading supporters
d) membership in similar social organizations

Question 2:


a) The invention of the refrigerator railway car to move foods long distances
b) The chainsaw, which allowed an increase in timber harvesting
c) The development of Marquis Wheat for larger yields in harsh environments
d) The invention of pesticides to fight mosquitos and black flies

Question 3:


a) Montreal-based French merchants
b) third-generation British nobility now residing in Ontario
c) American men with branch plants in Ontario and Quebec
d) immigrant Scots farmers or their sons

Question 4:


a) Ukrainians from the Austrian provinces of Galicia and Bukovnya
b) Icelandic settlers searching for agricultural land
c) Mennonites displaced from their European homeland
d) Jewish farmers displaced from the Russian Empire

Question 5:


a) Wood pulp and paper from Quebec
b) Gold from British Columbia
c) Nickel from Ontario
d) Timber from New Brunswick

Question 6:


a) Quebec: Montreal and Quebec City
b) the West: Winnipeg and Vancouver
c) central Canada: Montreal and Toronto
d) the Atlantic Provinces: Halifax and Fredericton

Question 7:


a) improved roads meant farmers could live in town and travel to the fields
b) improved roads meant farmers could live in town and travel to the fields
c) exploitation and lack of economic opportunity because of patriarchal attitudes
d) the geography of agriculture meant that farm families lived in isolation

Question 8:


a) Canadian men were conscripted to defend British interests in the 1899 South African War
b) Canada refused to attend any military conflicts that did not impinge the security of the nation
c) French-Canadians were exempted from all conflicts in English nations
d) Canada provided a volunteer contingent for the 1899 British war in South Africa

Question 9:


a) regular school attendance was a better environment than working in factories
b) regular school attendance would lead to an increase in the number of university-educated social activists
c) regular school attedance would increase the need for teachers and provide socially acceptable employment for women
d) regular school attendance allowed for gendered education, assuring boys and girls behaved appropriately

Question 10:


a) Insistence of the good health, good character, and sufficient resources of the individual immigrant
b) Insistence on preventing group immigration by people deemed ‘unassimilable’
c) Provincial legislation limiting the rights of the unwanted
d) All of the above.