The Destiny of Canada

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Canada,s Future Was at Stake

Sir John Slid his hand into his breast pocket. It came out brandishing the proofs, the evidence itself, and from it he read aloud about the punitive measures that the United States could use to bring Canadian business to its knees and thus soften up the country for annexation. There were also disparaging remarks about the Canadian political system. Farrer described it-and by extension, the people and the country-as corrupt, pathetic, and held ...

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Overview

Canada,s Future Was at Stake

Sir John Slid his hand into his breast pocket. It came out brandishing the proofs, the evidence itself, and from it he read aloud about the punitive measures that the United States could use to bring Canadian business to its knees and thus soften up the country for annexation. There were also disparaging remarks about the Canadian political system. Farrer described it-and by extension, the people and the country-as corrupt, pathetic, and held together only by the cleverness of the prime minister.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780670066216
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/25/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the History of Canada Series ix

Preface xi

Part 1 The Dominion

1 The March of the Boodle Brigade 3

2 The Fearful Blunder 31

3 The Business Proposition 50

4 The Bastard Nationality 82

5 The Gathering Storm 109

Part 2 The Campaign

6 The Call to Arms 133

7 The Appeal to the People 165

8 The Academy of Music 190

9 The Turn of the Tide 206

10 The Fifth of March 232

11 The Empty Saddle 251

Epilogue: The Destiny of Canada 273

Notes 290

Bibliography 308

Acknowledgments 324

Index 328

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