Through the firmness of the Transvaal delegates, supported by the Progressives, the principle of equal rights was retained; the concession made to the Cape was the abandonment of proportional representation, while one-membered constituencies were substituted for three-membered constituencies.
and in several European countries; and also in 1882 of the: radicals, or Progressives, who objected to a distinctive dress and'.
Old Order, 4000; Progressives or Brethren, 15,000; Seventh.
The law was carried by a large majority, being opposed only by the Progressives and the Centre.
The same year also saw the climax of a series of laws passed by the Progressives affecting the relations of employers and workmen.