QUESTIONS TO ADDRESS: Investigate how many different models carriage makers produced.
... why were the very biggest and fanciest carriages not made at the CCF?
...where would they have had a market?
...were all these models inherited form Europe? or were some models developed in North America?

How did the array of models change over time?
...when did the small, light, inexpensive model which came to be called a "buggy" or road carriage become available?
...did folks typically own just one vehicle? or would they own several?
QUESTIONS TO ADDRESS: Investigate how many different models carriage makers produced.
... why were the very biggest and fanciest carriages not made at the CCF?
...where would they have had a market?
...were all these models inherited form Europe? or were some models developed in North America?

How did the array of models change over time?
...when did the small, light, inexpensive model which came to be called a "buggy" or road carriage become available?
...did folks typically own just one vehicle? or would they own several?

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MAKE UP YOUR OWN: From the range of choices presented in LO 4... choose just what combination you would prefer.
...explain why you've included (excluded) each of the features you've chosen.

MAKE UP A STORY: Create a scene or conversation at the CCF: a customer placing an order…a customer lodging a complaint about a product, or repairs…
MAKE UP YOUR OWN: From the range of choices presented in LO 4... choose just what combination you would prefer.
...explain why you've included (excluded) each of the features you've chosen.

MAKE UP A STORY: Create a scene or conversation at the CCF: a customer placing an order…a customer lodging a complaint about a product, or repairs…

© 2007, Tantramar Heritage Trust. All Rights Reserved.

Learning Objectives

The “Custom Design” Learning Object is designed for students and educators to meet the following objectives:

• Learn about the important relationship between customer and manufacturer;

• Explore themes in that period of Ca
adian history when pre-industrial manufacturing becomes fully industrial;

• Establish links between craftsmen and customer choice;

• Learn about the stylistic variations in horse-drawn vehicles;

• Identify, research, and describe the similarities and differences amongst the horse-drawn vehicles available across Canada;

• Demonstrate an understanding of what it meant to be a skillful craftsman in the 19th century;

• Discuss and analyze the impact on Canadian culture as the work of craftsmen was transformed into the work of assemblers at an assembly line.

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