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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Elective institutions were established , British civil and criminal law were
instituted , land was granted by the Crown in freehold , and the established
religion was understood by most to be the Church of England . Lower Canada
posed a ...
Subsequent Native attempts to hold the line against additional trespass brought
coastal communities into conflict with the British navy , well established since
1855 at a superb natural harbour near Victoria . Whenever such villagers proved
The underlying title , the " plenum dominium , " belonged to the British from the
moment that British sovereignty was established over the Aboriginal people ,
whenever , and by whatever means that change had occurred before 1873 .