Call #: Shortt HE2810 .C2B54L
Author: Berton, Pierre
Title: The last spike the great railway, 1881-1885
Published: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart 1971
Description: xii, 478 p.; ill., maps ; 25 cm
Notes: A Sequel to The National Dream
Bibliography: p. 451-461
Berton has a chapter on the connection between the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Riel Rebellion of 1885. He provides a brief outline of the causes and events of the Rebellion. His main argument is that the Rebellion stimulated the completion of the railway.
Subject: Railroads - Canada

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