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  Constitutional history of Canada
It became necessary to submerge or subordinate the rival animosities of Upper and Lower Canada in a larger arena; and in 1864 the leading politicians in both parties in Canada were brought together in a coalition government with a view to bringing about this result.
Delegates from Canada were sent to this conference to invite the delegates from the Maritime provinces to meet at Quebec in October to discuss the larger union.
Since 1867 the internal changes in the constitution of the Dominion of Canada have been slight [Reminder: this text was written in 1948; there have been significant changes made to the Canadian constitution, notably through the process of patriation and the inclusion of a Charter of Rights in 1982].
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/encyclopedia/Conthistcan.htm   (3109 words)

  
 Canada in the Making - Constitutional History
The passing of the Constitution Act, 1982, did not mean an end to the constitutional evolution of Canada.
The vote was in favour of a change in the constitution, and in 1997 the government of Newfoundland gained authority over all schools in the province.
This was based on the largely Inuit makeup of the population and the history of the region.
www.canadiana.org /citm/themes/constitution/constitution16_e.html   (678 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Constitutional history of Australia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
' History of Australia Australia before 1901 Australia since 1901 Constitutional history New South Wales Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Melbourne Sydney Table of contents 1 The Emergence of the C...
(At the time women had the vote in only one of them, South Australia.) It was then passed (with an amendment allowing for some appeals to the Privy Council in London) as an Act of the British Parliament, the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900.
The elections of the Australian Labor Party in 1972 and 1974 under its leader Gough Whitlam led to several constitutional issues being tested.
www.ipedia.com /constitutional_history_of_australia.html   (1624 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Constitutional Convention (U.S. History) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Constitutional Convention (U.S. History) - Encyclopedia
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Constitutional Convention, in U.S. history, the 1787 meeting in which the Constitution of the United States was drawn up.
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