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MACKINTOSH, KATE – Volume XV (1921-1930)

b. 24 Feb. 1853 in Halifax


Responsible Government

Sir John A. Macdonald

From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir George-Étienne Cartier


The Fenians

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

For Educators

The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

Civil Administration – New Brunswick

This quotation from the biography of George Stracey SMYTH sets out New Brunswick’s strategic position at the outset of the war:

“After the declaration of war Americans on the border gave assurances of their peaceful intentions, and the Indians also expressed their desire for friendship.”

To find out how New Brunswick’s position differed from the position of the central colonies, click on the link below.

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