Primary source analysis: The “Slave camps”


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Essay #: 054743
Total text length is 5,520 characters (approximately 3.8 pages).

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The beginning:
Primary Source Analysis: The “Slave Camps”
What follows is a source analysis in three parts: the first part offers a short explanation of the historical context within which the source fits; the second part features a short summary of the article; and the third part features a two page essay analyzing the historical insight offered by the source. In the end, the source underscores how 1930s Canada was not docile, not peaceful, and far from congenial with neo-liberal ideals.
The historical context within which this primary source is situated is quite interesting. For one thing, the article describes a dark time in Canadian history: the Great Depression of the 1930s and the debilitating impact it had upon many lives. In 1932, relief camps...
The end:
.....we would now consider to be neo-liberal or capitalist ideals; in effect, they were challenging the notions we now accept without much thought.
To close, this paper has looked at a primary source that sheds a lot of light on the 1930s and its many problems. More than anything else, the paper reveals how the 1930s was a time of uncertainty, anger, social upheaval, and simmering fury at the capitalist elite. It was, in many ways, an age of new ideas.
Works Cited
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. “Relief camps.” CBC. 2001. 26 Oct. 2009
“The slave camps.” Pp.35-57 (additional bibliographic information not available).