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    Why did Macdonald want to transcontinental railway built?

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    Why did Macdonald want to transcontinental railway built?

    Make sure you write an introduction, which contains the reasons why MacDonald wanted the railway built. These reasons include the creation of a Canadian national identity; the creation of a sense of national unification; to fulfil promises made to the various provinces and settlements that unity would be achieved; to prevent the Americans from annexing the parts of what was to become Canada; MacDonald's party political reasons; and MacDonald's personal ambition to be seen as a great leader and statesman; and economic reasons.

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