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Imperial federation and its aspirations.

Rivers Langton

Imperial federation and its aspirations.

by Rivers Langton

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Published by Pub. by authority of the League in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imperial federation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Rivers Langton ... being an address delivered at ... Melbourne ... June 15, 1908.
    ContributionsImperial Federation League of Australia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA18 .L3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7002968M
    LC Control Number08034981
    OCLC/WorldCa19212550

    The Dominions, during the present great war, shown a disposition to bear their respective shares. The time ripe for the formal consideration of a scheme of government for the Empire, which, in return, will provide for the just aspirations of the Dominions to share in the direction of foreign policy and common interests. The vital need to organize the forces and resources of the Empire. Imperial Federation had nothing to do with Australian Federation, which would occur only 15 years later in The Imperial Federation movement, which was active from the s for a few decades, was an attempt to form a political and defence alliance between Britain and its colonies of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada.

    the imperial dismantlement was welcomed, acknowledged, and — taken for granted. Yet, it is this imperial legacy, including Russia’s self-image and the mind-set of its elites and the public, that sets Russia apart from virtu-ally all other former Communist countries that embarked on by:   native australians and imperial federation. In one of his charming after-dinner speeches recently delivered in Australia, the Earl of Carnarvon, pleasantly paraphrasing the Laureate, was good enough to say that, "if fifty years of Europe are, in point of development and expansion, worth an unlimited era of Cathay, then I say that ten years in.

      Ukraine and Russian Neo-Imperialism is a timely and thoughtful book about the relationship between Russia and the Ukraine and explains why the two are in conflict today. By juxtaposing Russian and Ukrainian political cultures, Kushnir draws out the similarities and differences between these two countries and how we can understand them.   [9] P. Biltcliffe, “Walter Crane and the Imperial Federation Map Showing the Extent of the British Empire (),” Imago Mundi, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 63–69, Nightingale The Journal of Author: Paul Kahn.


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The project was championed by Unionists such as Joseph Chamberlain as an alternative to William. The Imperial Conference convened in London on 23 May and concluded on 20 June It was held to mark the occasion of the Coronation of George V on 22 June The conference discussed Empire-wide constitutional arrangements with proposals by New Zealand's prime minister Sir Joseph Ward for an imperial council made up of representatives of the dominions which would advise Follows: Imperial Conference.

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The Imperial Federation. The Imperial Federation movement began in England in the s and quickly gained momentum in Canada. Among its leaders on this side of the Atlantic were the enormously popular writer and satirist Stephen Leacock, the cleric George Monro Grant, and the educator and writer George Robert Parkin.

1. Imperial Federation - in any form actually considered by the British and leading colonial politicians was a Canada/South Africa/Australia/New Zealand club with perhaps some smaller bolt ons.

Nobody expected India to form part of that. Stay or go India is not critical to this exercise 2. A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central federal government ().In a federation, the self-governing status of the component states, as well as the division of power between them and the central government, is typically constitutionally entrenched and may not be.

You could have an Imperial Federation of the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, together with the places such as the West Indies, Pacific Islands, Malta, Cyprus, possibly Singapore and Hong Kong, and perhaps some sort of large scale apartheid system in places like Rhodesia and East Africa, with the rest of the Empire remaining.

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Advocates of such schemes pointed out that federation would allow the dominions an opportunity to reconcile their interests with imperial foreign and defence lian High Commission, Ottawa: Canadian High.

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