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Feds would assume all bills related to the charge of Indians reserve land. 7.Discuss the relation between economic changes in British Columbia from 1870 to 1900 and thecreation and elaboration of various political and social structures.8.Discuss the impact of the British majority’s efforts to impose their vision of the province on British Columbians of various backgrounds. (Note that you will be able to answer this question more fully after you have done the readings for Unit 4.)
9.Compare the political economies of British Columbia and the Prairie provinces as they developedin the late nineteenth century, indicating both similarities and differences in their economic and political structures.The Praires and BC had different economical focuses. The BC government was focused on selling their product oversee’s and abroad to new markets and a pivotal force I nensuring that happens was the pacific railway. BC’s forcus on exports aused them to be somewhat distant from the rest of Canada who typically sold to Canada for Canada. Wood and minerals were main exports of BC.The blue collar labor force of the railway formed left wing unions. The social devide between blue collar workers and companies was very evident in small towns where 1 employer often owned the local stores and much of the towns infrastructure. The BC govt shoeveled money in wheelbarrows to provate industry arguing that this was the cost of investment. The BC govt had little left over to help regular people and when strikes occurred they were in favor of bringing in scabs (replacement workers). Racism also played a larger factor in BC than in other provinces having the highest oriental population. The aboriginals and Orientals were often discouraged by white workers who feared their employment would drive down wages and they were also pad less than white workers. They were also given dangerous jobs and less “lady like jobs” than otherwhite workers. The white race was deemed superior to the yellow race. While the British race was placed at the top of the hierarchy. It affected the lives of a large portion of the population and second it demonstrated the continued influence of metropolitan ideas in the province of BC.10.Assess the efforts of the federal government to create a particular notion of marriage in western Canada and the impact on the lives of Native peoples and on Native-European relations.11.Assess the impact of the federal effort to impose one view of marriage on the lives of non-Aboriginal women and men in the Prairie West before 1914.