The Structure of Canadian History
Designed for courses on Pre and Post Confederation History of Canada.
Finlay/Sprague is the only combined Pre/Post Confederation introductory textbook available in the Introductory Canadian History market. As a combined text, it offers a significant price advantage over competing split volumes. This text takes a political and sociological approach to Canadian history, and has been updated to include recent analysis of historical events. Written within in a solid chronological framework, the text provides a clear, comprehensive survey of the subject and good integration between traditional and new approaches to history. This text will prepare students well in the basic chronologies of Canadian history while providing the most up-to-date tools for research through its weblinks.
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The appointed upper House , the Legislative Council , was denounced as “ the
most active principle of evil and discontent " in the province because it continually
frustrated the elected Assembly . The upper House was “ the servile tool of the ...
Delegates to the Charlottetown conference stand on the steps of the Prince
Edward Island House of Assembly . The leading Canadian promoters of union
are John A . Macdonald ( seated in the centre ) and George - Etienne Cartier (
The Constitution of Canada required passage by both " Houses of Parliament ”
before any measure could receive royal ... By convention , the upper house had
developed into a " chamber of sober second thought " offering amendments to ...