Relationship Between Canada And Great Britain

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Over the years, after confederation Canada has been developing as a country in many different aspects; even in present day Canada is still further developing. As a country Canada went through many difficult events and struggles which further led towards independence from Great Britain; much greater accomplished specifically after World War 2. As Canada became independent, they began to rely more so upon on the United States as they were able to provide Canada with defence in their times of need. Canada’s dependence on the United States grew as they were able to provide Canada with their needs in numerous areas, one being economically. Although Canada desired independence from Great Britain, the country transfers positions and has become reliant…show more content…
They became Canada’s biggest trading partner causing trade with Britain to dramatically decrease, making United States Canada’s main source of foreign investment. This close relation was a cause of the Great Depression as 65% imports were from Americans, “when the American economy got sick Canada also suffered.” Most automobiles were also imported from the United States. The auto pact was established allowing American industries to product within Canada, which meant American industries, were further taking over Canada. Along with imports from the United States most of Canada was also influenced by the fads and fashions of the United States being clothing, music, movies, and other types of media. There was a mass media taking over North America, Canada was slowly becoming more and more Americanized since everything spread throughout from the United States. Canadians began to admire fashions from New York, American products, movies, and much of the TV and radio being broadcasted was from the United States, losing their own unique Canadian identity. Canada became heavily influenced by the United States in terms of media; and also much more dependent as they were the country’s main source for numerous products in importing. As a result of Canada’s fights for independence from Great…show more content…
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