Here is an old test that Mr. Jackson gave on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Each question would have required a paragraph answer.

1) Discuss labour conditions during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Your answer should include references to both
domestic(Canadian) and immigrant labour forces.

2) Summarize the contributions of the person or persons you feel had the largest impact on the construction of the CPR.

3) List the two greatest problems facing the construction of the CPR, and how they were overcome.

4) Summarize the political involvement of Canada's federal government in the construction of the CPR.

5) Explain the effect on Canada's national unity brought about by the (promised) completion of the CPR