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Staking claims to a continent : John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the making of North America —Laxer, James, 1941- author.

"Three political leaders presided over the reshaping of the North American continent during the fiery 1860s. Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln were both born in Kentucky, Davis in June 1808 and Lincoln the following Fe...

Tecumseh and Brock the War of 1812 —Laxer, James, 1941-
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2013

At the turn of the nineteenth century, the British Empire is at the height of its ascendancy; Napoleonic France is struggling to maintain its position as a world power; the incumbent American empire is quickly expanding ...

The Acadians in search of a homeland —Laxer, James, 1941-
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2009

In 1604, a small group of migrants fled political turmoil and famine in France to start a new colony on Canada's east coast. Their roughly demarcated territory included what are now Canada's Maritime provinces, land that...

Staking claims to a continent John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the making of North America —Laxer, James, 1941- author.
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2016

Three political leaders, Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln and John A. Macdonald presided over the reshaping of the North American continent during the fiery 1860s. All were Protestants; none came from a wealthy family. T...

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