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Union of the British North American provinces considered in a letter addressed to the citizens of British America by [Anderson, James F.R.S.E.]

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Published by Owler (pr.) in Montreal .
Written in English


  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1841-1867.

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Statementby Obiter dictum [pseud.], with remarks by "The London Times" on the St. Lawrence route, [and] subsidies to ocean steamers.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16908073M

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UNION BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN PROVINCES. INTRODGCTORY In accordance with an invitation from the Hon A. T. Gait, Minister of Finance, to his con­ stitnents, a large number of the latter assembled at tbe Court House in the Town of Sherbrooke, Nov. 23rd, , to listen to such explana­ tions as tbe Ran. gentleman deemed it proper. Correspondence relative to the proposed Union of the British North American Provinces. London, Confederation considered in relation to the interests of the Empire. 8. London, Year-Book and Almanac of British North America for , being an Annual Register of Political, Vital, and Trade Statistics.   In explaining why the British North American provinces united in , historians have tended to see Confederation as a logical response to the internal and external challenges of the s. With some ambiguity, they have also attributed a major role to the British imperial factor in forcing the Maritime provinces to accept their predestined place in the Canadian nation.3/5(2). British North America Act, also called Constitution Act, , the act of Parliament of the United Kingdom by which in three British colonies in North America—Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada—were united as “one Dominion under the name of Canada” and by which provision was made that the other colonies and territories of British North America might be admitted.

  Speech On The Proposed Union Of The British North American Provinces () by Alexander Tilloch Galt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. THE IDEA OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN UNION Ged Martin. Late in , conferences at Charlottetown and Quebec designed an outline union of the British North American provinces. ‘Confederation’, as it was termed, took effect in July through Westminster legislation, the British North America Act. American colonies, also called thirteen colonies or colonial America, the 13 British colonies that were established during the 17th and early 18th centuries in what is now a part of the eastern United colonies grew both geographically along the Atlantic coast and westward and numerically to 13 from the time of their founding to the American Revolution (–81). The North American Confederation (in full, the Confederation of Eastern British North America) is a confederation of former British colonies in the eastern part of North America. The Confederation is organized into 24 provinces plus 4 nations (there is little practical difference between those entities in the modern NAC). It is a member of the Commonwealth of British Nations and the League of.