- Why was Thompson wary of
capitalism and class privilege?
- What were Thompson's views
about building the new nation of Canada with Confederation?
- What do the terms 'age of
progress' and 'industrial capitalism' mean?
- What did Thompson do early
in his career as a journalist that he later regretted?
- What experience in Thompson's
life changed his perspective about the poor?
- Why was it so courageous
of Thompson to defend Louis Riel?
- What opinions and beliefs
did Thompson hold that made him a champion of the lower class worker?
- Why did Thompson move around
so much from newspaper to newspaper?
- How did Thompson support
the Knights of Labour?
- How has Thompson's legacy
been carried on?