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How is the immigration history of Chinese Canadians? British America, America And Canada, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, History Class, Teaching History, Canadian History, American History, Canadian Identity

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From segregation to integration: One picture gives you a clear vision about the immigration history of Chinese Canadians, In 1788, The British Captain John Meares hired the first group of 70 Chinese smiths and carpenters from Macau and Guangzhou, they landed in Vancouver at the west coast of British America (Canada)...

First Transcontinental Railroad, which joined the Union Pacific Railroad (built east from Sacramento) and the Central Pacific Railroad (built west from Omaha). The railroad was built primarily by Irish and Chinese immigrant laborers. Thomas Jefferson, Us History, American History, Asian History, Trinidad, Central Pacific Railroad, Westward Expansion, Chinese American, Native American

The Evolution of Labor in America: A Photographic History

Photos have the unique ability to give us a glimpse into the labor history of the United States. They can also create a visual timeline of a particular iss

Canadian Pacific Railway was incorporated on February Less than five years later a ribbon of steel united Canada when the line to the Pacific coast was completed with the driving of the 'Last Spike' at Craigellachie, British Columbia, on November I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Social Studies Projects, Ontario Curriculum, Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto Ontario Canada, Teaching History, Pacific Coast, Canada Travel

Making History

Canadian Pacific Railway was incorporated on February 16, 1881. Less than five years later a ribbon of steel united Canada when the line to the Pacific coast...

SONG OF DAY.Gordon Lightfoot - 'Canadian Railroad Trilogy' - This song describes the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was commissioned by the CBC for a special broadcast on January to start Canada's Centennial year. 70s Music, Music Like, Kinds Of Music, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian Pacific Railway, Find A Song, The Way I Feel

Gordon Lightfoot - Canadian Railroad Trilogy (Lyrics )

Gordon Lightfoot "Canadian Railroad Trilogy" From the Album - The Way I Feel. 1967 Lyrics: There was a time in this fair land when the railroad did not run W...

Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit (Excerpt) - Chinese Labour in Constructing the Canadian Pacific Railway Central Pacific Railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway, Study History, Family History, Canadian Social Studies, Social Studies Resources, Canadian History, Canada Day, Socialism

Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit (Excerpt) - Chinese Labour in Constructing the Canadian Pacific Railway

A 1998 documentary by Gemini Award winning filmmaker Karin Lee about the construction of the western leg of the Canadian Pacific Railway and what Chinese Rai...

Chinese Contribution on the Transcontinental Railroad video Hispanic American, Chinese American, American History, History Classroom, Teaching History, Central Pacific Railroad, Native Canadian, Golden Spike, Westward Expansion

Chinese Contribution on the Transcontinental Railroad.WMV

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Video connecting the poem, "Equal Opportunity" it to the Chinese laborers of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the including their history and the recognitioln that the Chinese Canadians deserve. Canadian Culture, Canadian History, Canadian Pacific Railway, Equal Opportunity, Study History, Social Studies, Homeschool, Poems, Science

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The "Memorial to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada" was created by Eldon Garnet and Franicis Le Bouthillier. It is located at the intersecti. Canadian Pacific Railway, Social Studies, Geography, Trains, Chinese, Lost, Canada, Songs

Chinese railroad workers in Canada :1880-1885

The "Memorial to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada" was created by Eldon Garnet and Franicis Le Bouthillier. It is located at the intersecti...

1886: Chinese camp, Kamloops, British Columbia - In the late 19th century, many Chinese migrant workers came to the "Golden Mountain" (as they called North America) to work on the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Wages were low, conditions were harsh, and discrimination was rife - they were hired simply because they were cheap, expendable labour - but for many, even that was wealth compared to what they had back home. Canadian Identity, Canadian Pacific Railway, Migrant Worker, Canada, The Expendables, Photo Story, Historical Photos, British Columbia, Social Studies

Chinese camp / Camp de travailleurs chinois

Title / Titre : Chinese camp / Camp de travailleurs chinois Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Unknown / Inconnu Date(s) : 1886 Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 3391158 collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&... collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&... Location / Lieu : Kamloops, B.C. / C.-B. Credit / Mention de source : Library and Archives Canada, PA-053560 / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, PA-053560

From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act. Central Pacific Railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway, What Is Canada, Trains, Society Problems, Immigration Canada, Canadian History, Construction, Asian History

What was Canada's Chinese Exclusion Act and Head Tax?

From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act.

Circa 1880 (Date Unknown). British Columbia, Canada. Appoximately 10 Chinese workers and a horse working on building the Candian Pacific Railway. To help speed up the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Chinese workers were imported to work in the railroad, doing the more dangerous work such as blasting rocks with explosives. They were also paid a lot less than the white workers. -Richard Canadian Pacific Railway, Virtual Museum, British Columbia, Social Studies, Trains, Rocks, Chinese, Canada, Science

Circa 1880 (Date Unknown). British Columbia, Canada. Appoximately 10 Chinese workers and a horse working on building the Candian Pacific Railway. To help speed up the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Chinese workers were imported to work in the railroad, doing the more dangerous work such as blasting rocks with explosives. They were also paid a lot less than the white workers. -Richard

History video showing the hardships the Canadians had to go through to build the railway. Canadian Pacific Railway, History, Iron, Historia, History Activities

History of The Candian Pacific Railway

Daniel Braden Jake and Michael show you the hardships the Canadians had to go through to build the railway.

Canadian Pacific - Photo gallery - See Student Section for More information Social Studies, Past, Photo Galleries, Student, History, Gallery, Paths, Iron, Historia

Canadian Pacific - Photo gallery - See Student Section for More information

File:Canadian Pacific Railway Crew at lower Fraser Valley Barbados, Jamaica, Honduras, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Cuba, Diorama, Canadian Pacific Railway, Fraser Valley

Canadian Pacific Railway ...laying tracks at lower Fraser Valley 1881

Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot. This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot's heart-stirring song, "Canadian Railroad Trilogy," to readers young and old. Gordon Lightfoot, Teacher Magazine, Canadian Pacific Railway, Magazine Pictures, Canadian History, Music Education, Nonfiction Books

Canadian railroad trilogy (Book, 2010) [Tyndale University]

Get this from a library! Canadian railroad trilogy. [Gordon Lightfoot; Ian Wallace] -- Portrays the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway in a series of dreamlike paintings accompanied by the lyrics of Lightfoot's 1967 song commemorating Canada's centennial year. Includes music and ...

A young Chinese worker volunteers to set a dangerous nitroglycerine charge at a CP construction site in British Columbia in the For more information a. First Nations, British Columbia, In This Moment, Youtube, Iron, Youtubers

Heritage Minutes: Nitro

A young Chinese worker volunteers to set a dangerous nitroglycerine charge at a CP construction site in British Columbia in the 1880s. For more information a...