So what happens to Jacob after Confederation?
We all love fairs! In 1879, Toronto holds the Industrial Exhibition — 100,000 people go to see new inventions!
Jacob invents a new threshing machine, wins a medal, and patents his design.
In 1912, the Toronto Industrial Exhibition becomes the Canadian National Exhibition — one of the largest fairs in North America. Let’s go to the Ex!
Jacob Schultz is a fictional character but was inspired by the stories of real people just like him!
What Will Your Story Be?
The choices the Class of ’67 made helped to create the Canada we know today. What will your generation do? What problems will you solve? What technology will you invent? What barriers will you break?
Look back at Jacob’s Story
- Why did Jacob find school difficult?
- Would you leave your family and friends behind to for the chance of a better life? Why or why not?
- How important was his German heritage to Jacob? Did his heritage help Jacob feel included or excluded from his community. How so?
What Would Your Future Be?
TAKE THE CLASS OF ’67 CAREER APTITUDE QUIZ TO FIND OUT!