Constitution-Making and the Emergence of the British North America Act, 1867


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Although there is a considerable body of scholarship that focuses on Canadian Confederation, there is relatively little research on the making of the BNA Act, 1867. This project remedies this gap in the literature by undertaking the first comprehensive analysis of the emergence of the BNA Act, 1867. More specifically, it draws upon historical institutionalism to help explain the nature, origins and processes that led to its adoption. This study considers not only the architects' interests and goals in drafting Canada's first constitution, but it also assesses the institutional influences and constraints affecting its development in the decades prior to its adoption.

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