Alberta Premiers of the Twentieth Century by Bradford J. Bradford J. PDF

By Bradford J. Bradford J.

ISBN-10: 0889771510

ISBN-13: 9780889771512

;From the optimism linked to provincial prestige in 1905, during the trials of melancholy and conflict, the increase occasions of the post-war interval, and the commercial 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 quite a few political events and from very assorted 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 each one in his detailed approach, for larger or for worse, helped to mildew and steer the future of the province he ruled. those are their

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Thomas, The Liberal Party, 49. Also David Bright, The Limits of Labour: Class Formation and the Labour Movement in Calgary, 1883–1929 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1998). 32. L. Baker, “The Miners and the Mediator: The Lethbridge Strike and Mackenzie King,” Labour/Le Travail 11 (1983): 89–117 and “The Miner and the Mounties: The Royal North-West Mounted Police and the 1906 Lethbridge Strike,” Labour/Le Travail 27 (1991): 55–96. 33. See Allen Seager, “A Proletariat in Wild Rose Country: The Alberta Miners, 1905–1945” (PhD dissertation, York University, 1982).

43. See Marzolf, “Alexander Cameron Rutherford and His Influence on Alberta’s Educational Program,” 51. 44. W. Boyle to Hon. C. A Buchanan to Dr. Rutherford, March 8, 1910. 45. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 104; UAA, Rutherford Papers, file 2/3/4/3, Alberta Great Waterways Railway, Alberta, Royal Commissions and Commissions of Inquiry, Royal Commission on the Alberta and Great Waterways Railway Company: Report (Edmonton: 1910). 46. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 132; James Fischer, Liberals in Alberta: Studying the Lessons of History (Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1986).

He replied with sarcasm and bitter wit. ” Incredibly, he proposed that it will be for the ladies … to give the members of the Legislature assurance that if they enlarge the franchise, those members will individually get more votes—which is after all one of the strongest ways in which you can appeal to male human nature, as represented in the Legislature. ” In March he met with two of the leaders of the movement, Emily Murphy and Nellie McClung; his only public remark following the meeting was, “Mrs.

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