A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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  1. Why were Americans drawn to the Yukon in 1896?
  2. Why did Martha go?
  3. How did Martha's circumstances change just as she was setting out on the journey?
  4. What difficulties did Martha have in reaching her destination?
  5. How did the male prospectors in the goldfields regard Martha?
  6. How did Martha represent Canada during WWI?
  7. How did Martha become involved in politics?
  8. Why was Martha's involvement in politics particularly meaningful?
  9. What was Martha's hobby and passion?
  10. How did Martha record her life experiences?