By Adam Mayers
Dixie & the Dominion is a compelling examine how the U.S. Civil conflict was once a shared adventure that formed the futures of either Canada and the USA. The ebook makes a speciality of the final 12 months of the warfare, among April of 1864 and 1865. in the course of that 12-month interval, the accomplice States despatched spies and saboteurs to Canada on a mystery undertaking. those brokers struck worry alongside the frontier and threatened to attract Canada and nice Britain into the war.
During that very same time, Canadians have been making their very own very important judgements. leader between them was once the partnership among Liberal reformer George Brown and Conservative chieftain John A. Macdonald. Their not going coalition used to be the strength that will create the kingdom of Canada in 1867, and it was once the strain of the conflict - with its probability to the colonies’ protection - that was once a motive force at the back of this outstanding pact.
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