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A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 1.4 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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colonies which united to form the Dominion of Canada, two of the primary
The continuation of John Langton as the auditor (from the Province of Canada to the Dominion of Canada) suggests his role was that of a promoter of change.
(11) Address to Her Majesty the Queen from the Senate and House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada, 16 & 17 December 1867, reprinted in R.S.C.
The Dominion of Canada (17) is an interestingly repurposed hybrid volume comprising extracts from three different books from three different publishers: Economic Geography by Neil F.
ultimately, we should have a beautiful Federal District, of which not only citizens of Ottawa and Hull and the surrounding country will be proud, but a capital in which everyone in the Dominion of Canada can take satisfaction." For the first time in the capital's history, an official document determined that Ottawa should be a national landmark - as it is today - and should be recognized as having a truly pan-Canadian dimension.
The political conflict in Canada was mostly settled with the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867.
While most of the British politicians and people have paid little attention to the creation of the Dominion of Canada, Lord Carnarvon has been closely involved.
It is the Dominion of Canada. The man thinks, You don't lead the herd, the herd leads you.
He boldly claims that it represented "in numerical and political terms, the most important constituency of progressive forces in British North America and then the Dominion of Canada until at least the First World War." He even goes so far as to state that "it is difficult to name another extra-parliamentary movement for radical change, willing to resort to civil disobedience, which was as successful as the league," (284) specifically discounting the Winnipeg General Strike because of its failure, but neglecting to mention the Riel uprising of 1870.
Any person "interested in the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons in the United States or possessions thereof and the Dominion of Canada" could become a member by paying the required dues.
This landmark nineteenth century decision, which adjudicated a territorial dispute between Ontario and the Dominion of Canada, led to an acknowledgment of native rights of usufruct, but also seriously diminished the legal recognition of Indian titles to the land itself.