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Political and economic history of British Columbia 1871-1903

  title={Political and economic history of British Columbia 1871-1903},
  author={J. A. Sherwood},
Sherwood, Jay A., M. A.,, August,. 1976 History A Political and Economic History of British Columbia, 1871 1903 (184 pp.) In 1871, British Columbia joined the Dominion of Canada, to become the sixth province of the Confedera­ tion. From 1871 to the election of Premier Richard McBride in 1903, se.veral factors retarded the economic and political growth of British Columbia. Beyond assistance in building the essential transcontinental railroad, the Dominion government did little to promote active… Expand


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Company Mergers in the Fraser River Salmon Canning Industry, 1885–1902
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