How big the migration is !

Justin Kong

The Great Migration

Between 1815 and 1850 there have more than 800,000 immigrants began to arrive in British North America that from England , Scotland , Ireland and wales.This period , called the Great Migration.

What makes the Great Migration ?

Opportunity in the Colonies

The colonies give people the places to live and to start life over again. It reduces the economic problems in Britain.

What effects does the Great Migration have ?

Why The Great Migration is the most Historical Significance event?

It brings a lot of British people (over 800,000) to upper Canada and creates many colonies as a result, making it possible to install the confederation. The migrations create problems and challenges of different people living together between the native people and the new comers. So the situation naturally ask for a political solution.
Rees, David. Our Canada: Origins, Peoples, Perspectives. Scarborough, Ont.: Thomson Nelson, 2006. 199-203. Print.