To be an Immigrant from 1900-1914 meant…. …Struggle…. British Immigrants: #1 Priority. Why? Anglo-Conformity Problems? British farmers found prairie farms too harsh. So where did they move to? Cities USA!!!! So, Prairies constantly needed to be filled .
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To be an Immigrant from 1900-1914 meant…
British Immigrants: #1 Priority. Why?
British farmers found prairie farms too harsh. So where did they move to?
So, Prairies constantly needed to be filled
Bias = prejudice in favour or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, esp. in a way to be considered unfair
Posters were sources of Propaganda:
Misleading information to promote a specific point of view
Examples of both, in this poster?
What sort of women were encouraged to emigrate to Canada?
Evidence from page 7
Domestic workers, newly arrived to Canada
What were British immigrants, and some European immigrants given?
160 acres of land
Poster , issued in Russia
Also, given free “passage” to Canada
“Continuous Journey” claus: 1910 regulation
Any boat entering Canadian harbours may only enter if, the boat has not stopped during its journey
So, boats journeying from Asia, virtually banned by this regulation
352 Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were denied entry, after landing in Vancouver Harbour
Country of Origin: 1911,
France: 2 061 719
England: 1 871 268
Ireland: 1 074 738
Scotland: 1 027 015
Germany: 403 417
Greatest Decrease, from 1901 to 1911
Black: 17, 437 to 16, 994
Slowest Growth, from 1901-1911
Japanese: 4738 to 9067
Chinese: 17,312 to 27, 831