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Detail of an advertisement for lands in Canada published by the Canada Company in 1826
(Catalogue ref: CO 386/155)
2a 2b 2c
2a   2b   2c            
Catalogue ref: CO 386/155; ad for lands in Canada, 1826
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 reasons why people migrated within the empire?
  • how the governments of Britain and the colonies got people to emigrate?
  • how their migration was organised and paid for?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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