Henry Wise Wood

Henry Wise Wood

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Wise Wood was an American-born Canadian agrarian thinker and activist. He was elected the founding president of the United Farmers of Alberta in 1916, which immediately became the most powerful political lobby group in the province, and later became a political party and formed the government of Alberta from 1921 to 1935. During that time, Wood refused to enter electoral politics but led the UFA's extra-parliamentary organization throughout, and influenced the elected government from the sidelines. Born in Missouri, he moved to Alberta in 1905 like many Americans because of the availability of cheap land in the "last best West"show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613497014X
  • 9786134970143