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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Three kinds of reform were promised . One was electoral innovation . The second
was constitutional change . The third was fiscal stringency . With regard to the first
, cleaner elections were pledged by changing the Elections Act to bring in ...
The Lambton address was Alexander Mackenzie's solemn promise to his own
electors . ... With such a great victory for the party that promised to remain true to “
sound principles , ” everything Mackenzie had promised in Lambton would be ...
King himself promised to avoid all “ precipitate action , ” and the electorate
seemed to approve . The Liberals slipped only one percentage point from the
result of the 1926 election : to 45 from 46 percent of the vote . The big difference
in 1930 ...