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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In 1841 , Canadian Toryism seemed completely impregnable — but only so long
as outside force would maintain the “ governor ' s friends ” in power . The
Colonial Secretary , Lord John Russell , still believed that having colonial
Predictably there was trouble between Metcalfe and the reform leaders almost
from the moment of the governor ' s arrival . Since they controlled the majority ,
they wanted control of the patronage , to set policy , and to operate independently
Interim Federalism in Assimilationist Canada When the imperial authorities
decided upon a union of the Canadas in 1840 , they determined that harmony
between the appointed governor and the elected assembly should prevail even if