The Resource Makers of Canada, George Brown, (electronic resource)

Makers of Canada, George Brown, (electronic resource)

Label
Makers of Canada, George Brown
Title
Makers of Canada
Title part
George Brown
Title variation
George Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The title of this series, "Makers of Canada," seemed to impose on the writer the obligation to devote special attention to the part played by George Brown in fashioning the institutions of this country. From this point of view the most fruitful years of his life were spent between the time when the Globe was established to advocate responsible government, and the time when the provinces were confederated and the bounds of Canada extended from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ordinary political contests in which Mr. Brown and his newspaper engaged have received only casual notice, and the effort of the writer has been to trace Mr. Brown's connection with the stream of events by which the old legislative union of Canada gave place to the confederated Dominion. After the establishment of responsible government, the course of this stream is not obscure. Brown is found complaining that Upper Canada is inadequately represented and is dominated by its partner. Various remedies, such as dissolution of the union, representation by population and the "double majority," are proposed; but ultimately the solution is found in federation, and to this solution, and the events leading up to it, a large part of the book is devoted. Mr. Brown was also an ardent advocate of the union with Canada of the country lying west to the Rocky Mountains, and to this work reference is made
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lewis, John
Dewey number
971.04/9092
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Brown, George
  • Electronic books
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Label
Makers of Canada, George Brown, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11463489
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11463489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11463489
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Makers of Canada, George Brown, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11463489
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11463489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11463489
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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