A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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The English who came to Canada in the early 19th century most often had political motives.

False. The English who came to Canada directly from England usually had economic reasons. The early 19th century saw many working people unemployed in England. The motives of the English who came to Canada from the United States, however, were often political. Many were Loyalists, fleeing the American Revolution and siding with the British. They received special status and land grants in return for their loyalty to the British Crown. Others simply wanted a safe and peaceful home.

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