POLS 3125 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Central Canada, Concurrent Powers, Common External Tariff

35 views3 pages

Document Summary

Confederation and the british north american act 1867. Main reasons for confederation: the failures of the experimentation with custom union (1840-41, had been created in 1791, no tariffs between them; common external tariff policy, led to disputes over revenues. Treaty with the usa. treaty"s principal provisions were for the admission of us fishermen to the bna"s. Atlantic coastal fisheries and a similar privilege to let bna fishermen fish us coastal waters north of 36 degrees n latitude: established free trade between the two states in a considerable list of natural products. Abrogation of the treaty: at first, popular in both countries, combination of factors leading to its abrogation, us southern states saw absorption of bna as increasing power for northern states, us angry over british interference during war. Components of confederation settlements federal controls imposed upon the provinces: division of powers, division of financial resources, provincial representation in central institutions, certain cultural guarantees territorial expansion.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers

Related Documents