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Bradford J. Bradford J.'s Alberta Premiers of the Twentieth Century PDF

By Bradford J. Bradford J.

ISBN-10: 0889771510

ISBN-13: 9780889771512

;From the optimism linked to provincial prestige in 1905, in the course of the trials of melancholy and struggle, the increase instances of the post-war interval, and the industrial vagaries of the Nineteen Eighties and the Nineties, the 20 th century was once a time of progress and trouble, improvement and alter, for Alberta and its humans. and through the century, twelve males, from a number of political events and from very various backgrounds, led the govt. of this province.

The names of some--like William Aberhart, Ernest Manning, and Peter Lougheed--are nonetheless loved ones names, whereas others--like Arthur Sifton, Herbert Greenfield and Richard Reid--have been all yet forgotten. but every one in his exact approach, for higher or for worse, helped to mold and steer the future of the province he ruled. those are their stories.-Amazon.ca

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Both promised aggressive railway development, though the Conservatives favoured a significant element of government ownership. Both claimed to support direct democracy and a referendum on prohibition of alcoholic beverages, the latter popular with the organized farmers and many urban reformers. The Conservatives did call for civil service reform to minimize patronage and corruption, then a common cry of opposition parties in Canada. 32 Perhaps, then, it was not surprising that the battle was fought bitterly on the ground between the two party organizations.

McCallum, “Prairie Women and the Struggle for Dower Law, 1905–1920,” Prairie Forum 18, no. 1 (Spring 1993). 36. ), Making Western Canada: Essays on European Colonization and Settlement (Toronto; Garamond Press, 1996), 191. 37. ), Edmonton: The Life of a City (Edmonton: NeWest Publishers Limited, 1995), 79. 38. Report of the Second Convention of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Women’s Christian Temperance Union held in the Baptist Church, Red Deer, Alberta, October 3rd and 4th, 1905 (Calgary: Herald Company, 1905), 49; Report of the Third Convention of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Women’s Christian Temperance Union held in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, October 5th to 8th, 1906 (Calgary: Herald Company, 1906), 60–61.

McCallum, “Prairie Women and the Struggle for Dower Law, 1905–1920,” Prairie Forum 18, no. 1 (Spring 1993). 36. ), Making Western Canada: Essays on European Colonization and Settlement (Toronto; Garamond Press, 1996), 191. 37. ), Edmonton: The Life of a City (Edmonton: NeWest Publishers Limited, 1995), 79. 38. Report of the Second Convention of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Women’s Christian Temperance Union held in the Baptist Church, Red Deer, Alberta, October 3rd and 4th, 1905 (Calgary: Herald Company, 1905), 49; Report of the Third Convention of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Women’s Christian Temperance Union held in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, October 5th to 8th, 1906 (Calgary: Herald Company, 1906), 60–61.

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