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Canada before Confederation

R. Cole Harris

Canada before Confederation

a study in historical geography

by R. Cole Harris

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Land settlement -- Canada -- History,
    • Canada -- Historical geography,
    • Canada -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] R. Cole Harris and John Warkentin. Cartographer: Miklos Pinther.
      SeriesHistorical geography of North America series
      ContributionsWarkentin, John, 1928- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC115 .H33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 338 p.
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5438634M
      ISBN 100195017919
      LC Control Number73087622


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This conference was held in London, England, because before confederation, Canada still belonged to England. The leaders of Canada needed to get 'permission' from England to become their own country. They brought over the Quebec Resolutions, and went over them with the England politicians.

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The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of the Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day. Prior to European colonization, the lands encompassing present-day Canada were inhabited for millennia by Indigenous peoples, with distinct trade networks, spiritual beliefs, and styles of social of these older civilizations had long faded by the time of.

Each of the maps featured in this book was showcased in the exhibition “Canada before Confederation: Early Exploration and Mapping,” which took place in several Author: Chet Van Duzer.

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Ina collection of leaders and important men gathered together in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, where they worked to create a new country: Canada. It took them 3 years, but by July 1, – Canada was officially a nation.

Here are some resources to help teach your children about our Canadian Confederation. Websites: Teach Your Kids About. Confederation Read More». This classic study in modern historical geography reflects the changing regional character of that part of North America that was to become Canada.

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Cole Harris and John Warkentin. Geography, History. OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages maps 23 cm: Contents: 1. New Light on Vinland from the Sagas / Haraldur Bessason The Argument for the English Discovery of American between and / David B. Quinn The Glorious Kingdom of Saguenay / J.E.

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Canada before confederation: maps at the exhibition. [Chet Van Duzer; Lauren Beck] -- Each of the maps featured in this book was showcased in the exhibition "Canada before Confederation: Early Exploration and Mapping," which took place in. Book Description.

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Following Confederation inthe new government was given the power to raise money by taxation and responsibilities were divided between the federal and provincial governments. The most expensive areas of responsibility such as building railways, roads, bridges, and harbours, became the responsibility of the federal government.

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About the Book Canadian History: Post-Confederation was written by John Douglas Belshaw. This book is a part of the BC Open Textbook project. This book is the second in a two part collection by this author; also see Canadian History: Pre-Confederation.

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