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Electoral franchise in colonial Nova Scotia, 1750-1867.

John Garner

Electoral franchise in colonial Nova Scotia, 1750-1867.

by John Garner

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Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1948.

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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17320485M

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Electoral franchise in colonial Nova Scotia, 1750-1867 by John Garner Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Franchise and Politics in British North America Book Description: This is the story of the development of the franchise in each of those British colonies which came to form the nucleus of the Dominion of Canada from the establishment of their. Great Britain.

Colonial Office. Original Correspondence: Nova Scotia and Cape Britain (CO ): (HIL-MICL FC LPR.G7C6N6C6) Note: “B” and “C” designated numbers are Library and Archives Canada (LAC) microfilm reel numbers. UNB Reel Electoral franchise in colonial Nova Scotia LAC Reel (Originals) LAC Reel (Transcripts) COLONIAL OFFICE (CO ) (Originals).

(Nova Scotia women did not win the right to vote until ) A basic principle of British parliamentary democracy gave the vote to only those who held property in freehold.

In the late s and first half of the s, that meant ownership of a "dwelling house" or acres of land. May 17,  · The Franchise The ballot box and Canadian-style parliamentary democracy held out the promise of an empowered public.

The principle of responsible government was a premise of membership in the Dominion: it was seized upon by British Columbia when the colony became a province in and would be part of the package that created Alberta and Saskatchewan in Author: John Douglas Belshaw.

Jan 17,  · When Nova Scotia officially became a Canadian province intwo newspapers summed up the opposing views. The British Colonist declared: “The days of isolation and dwarf-hood are past; henceforth we are a united people, and the greatness of each goes to.

The colonial history of Nova Scotia includes the present-day Canadian Maritime provinces and northern Maine (see Sunbury County, Nova Scotia), all of which were at one time part of Nova Scotia. In Cape Breton Island and St. John's Island (what is now Prince Edward Island) became part of.

Nova Scotia-Confederation has the Gulf of St. Lawrence and North umberland Strait in the north Atlantic Ocean to the south and east is connected to the province of New Brunswick in the west by the Chignecto Isthmus Nova Scotia Types of Transportation Steam ships boats wooden.

Nova Scotia Archives. Census Returns, Assessment and Poll Tax Records Census Returns, The original records include 2, names and are located in Record Group (RG) 1, Vol. No. Communities included in this collective census: RG 1 vol.

Political Situation Economy Transportation Conclusion Population For it or Not for it. Population The economy of Nova Scotia (mainly the maritime) was in poor condition.

The people were overtaxed and the decline of fish caused many inhabitants too. Most of the industry was in. About Ontario and Nova Scotia, Census, This database is an index to various local censuses taken between and in Canada, primarily in the Nova Scotia and Ontario provinces.

Oct 21,  · Many other excellent works offer readers the full story of how Canadians gained representative government and how parliamentary institutions developed as the federation matured. Instead, this book is about the evolution of the franchise and the body of people who exercise it –the electorate.

The franchise has a long history in Canada. Women in Nova Scotia win the right to vote in their provincial elections. Women who are 21 years of age and older win the right to vote in federal elections.1 Act to confer the Electoral Franchise upon Women, Statutes of Canada, Allan Dymond is appointed as first Chief Election Officer of Ontario.

Women in New Brunswick. The first wave of feminism in Canada occurred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This early activism was focused on increasing women's role in public life, with goals including women's suffrage, increased property rights, increased access to education, and recognition as "persons" under the law.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on New France (Colonial Canada) from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, (Colonial Canada): Selected full-text books.

Nova Scotia Confederation Reasons To Join Pros It would make trade with B.N.A easier Better possibility of a railroad Better protection against the Fenians improve the economy Cons Might lose free trade with the U.S.

Didn't really know the other colonies Were more interested in a. §Numerous Acadians move their families off their farms on peninsular Nova Scotia and make their trek by land and by water to the French held territories of Île Royal (Cape Breton) and Île St.

Jean (Prince Edward Island). §Abbe Maillard abandons Malagawatch and leads his native flock across the Bras d'Or to Chapel Island.

JUNE, Nova Scotia Archives. Historical Maps of Nova Scotia "Port Royal" next previous next. Legend to Champlain's Map of Port Royal: A site of the Settlement: G St. Anthony River [now Bear River] N the seacoast of Port Royal: S River of the Mill [now Allen's River] B the Sieur de Champlain's Garden.

Jan 09,  · Canadian concerns over American populism and its impact on existing institutions are not new. Inthe conservative Nova Scotian judge and writer Thomas Chandler Haliburton () published The Clockmaker, a volume of satirical sketches that rapidly became a surprising global success.

Its protagonist, Sam Slick, a charismatic and shrewd Connecticut Yankee, entertained colonial. Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime Provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic erum-c.com provincial capital is erum-c.com Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55, square kilometres (21, sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3, coastal islands.

As ofthe population was ,Capital: Halifax. A general map of the northern British colonies in America: which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York Names Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher).

in Loyalist Nova Scotia. InPeters petitioned Lord Grenville and argued that “People of Colour” were “injured also by a public and avowed Toleration of Slavery.”2 At the other extreme was the view of Nova Scotia slaveholders who seventeen years later petitioned the colonial government in hope of obtaining legal protection.the religious traditions, colonial history, and party organizations that mat- women’s electoral and legislative involvement at provincial and federal levels, but also adroitly situated that research in a rich comparative context.

Canada, books such as Heather MacIvor’s Women and Politics in Canada () had been published.Cuthbertson, Brian. Johnny Bluenose at the Polls: Epic Nova Scotian Election Battles Halifax: Formac Publishing, Garner, John.

The Franchise and Politics in British North America Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Greer, Allan. The Patriots and the People: The Rebellion of in Rural Lower Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press,