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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Only St. Pierre and Miquelon in the Gulf of St. Lawrence remained French for the
sake of the fishery off Newfoundland . Thus the valuable resources in mercantilist
terms were kept . And by handing Great Britain the mixed blessing of exclusive ...
An average St. Lawrence raft was an enormous structure , about the same area
as a modern football field . Craft of such size were far too unwieldy , of course , to
run the small rivers draining the areas where the timber was cut . Consequently ...
... St. Lawrence , and New York had already surpassed Boston , Philadelphia ,
and New Orleans as the commercial centre of the United States . The optimism of
Montrealers was the certainty that a better waterway in the improved St.