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Tuesday, November 27, 2007 (Last lecture continued) The Significance of National Policy For the most part Canada hoped to attract immigrant from Ireland, Britain and the USA Immigration from Europe was subsidized, given a free ticket to settle somewhere in the west If Canadians from the Maritimes wanted to go west they had to buy there on ticket It was plain to see that national government was not interested in the needs of Quebecers but in the needs of foreigners Essentially, MacDonald and his national policy restricted industry, to the east The metis were pushed off land for agricultural purposes. “the dominion of Canada had purchased the west and was entitled to profits of exploitation”- john A. The regions, the Maritimes and the west, were politically powerless The national policy took the Maritimes market with new England o Maine, Vermont, new Hampshire o National policy forfeited trade agreements o Forced to buy eastern goods, lowering the standard of living farmers in the
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course HISTORY 2203 taught by Professor None during the Spring '07 term at UWO.

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