Hopkins, J. Castell
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The present-day Americanization of Canadian thought, Canadian habits, Canadian literature and the Canadian press. The possible consequences of such Americanization. The gradual but steady development of a non-British view of things. Ways in which public opinion in Canada has been formed and developed: a brief historical review. The sentiment of trade continentalism and its effects. The influence of constant travel and inter-marriage between Canada and the United States. The migration of many Canadians to the U.S. and later, the coming of the people of the U.S. to Canada. Effects of these influences. Our democracy, gradually assuming a continental garb, with examples. A new and most vital factor in the American Associated Press. Ways in which this organization has affected Americanization of Canada. The American view of British affairs. Influencing Canada's point of view. Some illustrative examples: the Alaskan Boundary case; the Jamaican incident; the Newfoundland case. The formation of Canadian thought by the American Associated Press; the unawareness of this fact by the Canadian people. Some other collateral influences in this process of Americanization.
Commentary by Mr. T.E. Champion of "The Telegram;" by Captain A.T. Hunter; Dr. D.J. Goggin; Mr. Hopkins; more from Dr. Goggin.