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Q: How much money did the workers building the Canadian pacific railway get paid in 1881?
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Who made the pacific rail way?

Chinese and European immigrant workers built the Canadian Pacific Railway.

How many workers did it take to build the Canadian pacific railway?

About 12 000 men.

How many workers died on the job of working on the Canadian Pacific Railway and how did they die?

72 workers died. 51 injured

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Most of the labour used to build the Canadian Pacific Railway were immigrants because they would work for less pay. On the eastern side the largest ethnic group would have been Irish. On the western side it was the Chinese.

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What were the workers of Canadian pacific railway?

Japanese wrong and theres a thing called Google but anyways it was the CHINESE who were the workers also white men and just a bit more info the Chinese got payed a $1 a day as where the white men got payed a $1.50 - $4.50 a day and it is estimated about 600-700 workers died in the construction of the CPR

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