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Government document showing new lands being added to the Dominion of Canada in 1870
(Catalogue ref: CO 381/24)
Catalogue ref: CO 381/24; document showing new lands added to Canada, 1870
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the economic benefits of the empire to Britain?
  • the British giving independence to some countries in the empire?
  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers in Canada?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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