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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National Commitment to a Tariff and a Railway Although the National Policy had
been popularized in rhetorical flourishes that Mackenzie ' s party called “ humbug
, ” the Conservatives ' program was not merely an electoral stance . For good or ...
Mainly , however , he stressed artful use of the tariff . “ You have been taught to
mock at tariffs and to applaud free trade , ” he told a Winnipeg audience . Then he
challenged those western voters to tell him , “ when did free trade fight for you ?
The tariff aspect was meant to abolish all remaining import duties imposed on US
- origin commodities entering Canada , and vice versa . In general , Canadian
tariffs were high ; the Americans ' were low to non - existent . What the United ...