location and its terrain have shaped Canadas history, like the history of any other
country. How have Canadas natural resources and beauty shaped and influenced
Pellet, the builder of Casa Loma, was known as Henry the Plunger. Why was he
called by this name? What did it reveal about his personality?
is the literal translation of the term Casa Loma? What was unique or special about the
construction of Casa Loma?
the architecture of Casa Loma. Why was the design so unique? How does Canadian history
appear in the structure? What are the European influences? How important was E.J. Lennox
in the makeup of the city and its classic profiles?
did Casa Loma become a tourist attraction? How great a tourist attraction is it?
were great fortunes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries made. How are these success
stories a product of their times or were they a matter of being at the right place
at the right time?"
is nutrition different from today? Consider the growing and gathering of food, what was
grown, how it was kept fresh, incidence of contamination and spoilage, use of curing
techniques and development of freezing and cold storage.
a figure to guard over your castle such as the ones that overlooked and
protected Casa Loma.
your own castle. How would your castle reflect your tastes and lifestyles? What would your
castle have that would make it uniquely yours?
What systems and procedures would you use to keep food
How would you cool or freeze foods?
How is wine kept at it optimum quality and how is it that
bad wine can be good?
Should power generation and sales be under private or
public ownership? How important is it for the strength of the economy?
Was it dangerous for a private individual to have a
regiment under personal control?
How much control should there be on the management of
business and the trading of stocks and operations of the stock market?
What different varieties of horses are there and what are
their strengths and particular qualities?
What role did horses play before the wide use of the
internal combustion engine to power transportation and how was that transformation carried
out? How did society change?
What is the role of royalty in Canada and how has that
changed over the years?