Canadian Constitutional Studies: The Marfleet Lectures, University of Toronto, October, 1921

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The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1922 - History - 163 pages
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Borden, Robert Laird, Sir. Canadian Constitutional Studies: The Marfleet Lectures, University of Toronto, October, 1921. Revised Edition. [Toronto]: University of Toronto Press, 1922. 163 pp. Reprint available November 2005 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-586-7. ISBN-10: 1-58477-586-6. Cloth. $65.* This compact introduction traces the constitutional development of Canada from 1760 to the early twentieth century. Also included is a brief sketch of the governmental system that existed during the French regime from 1608 to 1760 and a look at problems that Canada faced in the author's lifetime. Borden [1854-1937] was the Prime Minister of Canada from 1911 to 1920.
 

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Constitutional Development from the Cession to Confederation
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Constitutional Development from Confederation to the World War
55
Constitutional Development during the World War and Afterwards
96
Notes
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Page 15 - His Britannic Majesty, on his side, agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada ; he will, consequently, give the most precise and most effectual orders that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.

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