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Who was the minister of immigration? Sifton
What is a push factor? Anything that makes you leave your native country
What is pull factor? It is something that attracts you to a new country.
Why did immigrants from Eastern Europe do well in the Prairies? Because they were used to a dry extreme climate, clear seasons.
Why did Britons not make good farmers in the Prairies? Because they were used to mild wet seasons.
What is a soddie? it's a house made from turf.
who were the home children? they were British orphans who were sent to Canada to learn how to farm.
What was the CNR? It was the government-run train system
Which province attracted a million Americans? Alberta
What do you call a town built by two rivers? a confluence center.
What do you call a town built between two mountains? a gap town
how many years did the coal strike last? four years
why is coal mining dangerous? because of the poisons in the air
how many coal miners were arrested 39
what do they call women who wanted the vote suffragettes
Created by: jvanvloten