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 other was to increase the rate of taxation on the dwindling volume of imports
. But Richard Cartwright , the Minister of Finance , believed in free trade as a
matter of hallowed principle and was supported in that position by most of his
Most of the provinces of Canada had shown a 17 percent increase over their
1871 population . The two exceptions were Ontario and Manitoba , which had
both grown faster than the national average . Manitoba ' s population had grown
to 62 ...
Ottawa responded with a discriminatory landing fee , at first , of $ 100 per person ,
increased to $ 500 per person in 1903 . As early ... At the same time , in Ontario
and on the Prairies the increase of population by migration was almost 700 000 .