By Mark Reid
Each Canadian understands a handful of dates that modified our country—July 1, 1867; November eleven, 1918; September 28, 1972—but our nation’s background, now greater than 50,000 days lengthy, runs a lot deeper than these iconic moments. From politics and wars to usual mess ups, innovations and activities, this hugely readable and wonderfully designed album bargains an interesting and insightful portrait of lifestyles in all elements of Canada. that includes a gorgeous array of color and black-and-white images, a hundred Days that modified Canada is a sublime memento and an important addition to each library.
Contributors contain Michael Bliss, Stevie Cameron, Adrienne Clarkson, Tim prepare dinner, Charlotte grey, Ken McGoogan, Dick Pound, Bob Rae, Peter Mansbridge, Rona Maynard, Peter C. Newman, Margaret Wente and Brian Williams.
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I found him lying on the ground and dying, from a gunshot wound consisting of a bullet and a handful of large buckshot fired by Indian named Hotchig. This unfortunate man had taken him for an English scout. He saw him pass a tree trunk holding his cane in front of him. com Montcalm’s Crushing Blow [Decombles], and did not hesitate to shoot… I was shattered by this account and the state of my poor comrade… and had him carried right away to his tent where he passed away half an hour later, in spite of the surgeon’s care (Gabriel).
In all, the raiding force suffered a trifling three killed and six wounded. De Léry and his men now hurried back to Canada. More Anglo-American troops were bound to come up, and his scouts mentioned they had heard gunshots near the Mohawk River. com De Léry’s Raid on Fort Bull MASSACRE AT FORT BULL? ” It must be understood that when Europeans, Anglo-Americans in particular, experienced defeat at the hand of warriors of the First Nations, it was no longer a purely military battle, but instead became branded a “massacre” where unspeakably horrid deeds were committed by barbaric savages.
However, old habits persisted, and as late as the 1970s one could read a book called Massacre at Fort Bull, an unfortunate title for actually quite a good study. explosion. Thus, as they made their way back by the same trail they had come down, they eventually ran out of rations and it was decided to head for Niaouré Bay (now Sackets Harbor, NY) on the upper eastern shore of Lake Ontario. They arrived there on April 3 and, at the end of the afternoon, they were met by nine bateaux that had been sent there with supplies and rations in anticipation that the raiders would need them.
100 Days that Changed Canada by Mark Reid