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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All such customs tended to stabilize land tenure by inhibiting land speculation . In
most of the British colonies , there were no such impediments . Characteristic of
the English pattern was the province of Connecticut where land titles circulated ...
They , however , had the alternatives of exploiting the wild lands beyond the
areas of the seigneurial estates , selling imports ... After 1791 , the Americans
who emigrated , still the largest single source of newcomers , could obtain free
land by ...
By November 1869 , the stage was completely set to transfer Rupert ' s Land from
Britain to Canada . The Hudson ' s Bay Company ( HBC ) agreed to relinquish its
proprietorial right to the territory . Canada agreed to compensate the company ...