Canada and Lincoln

June 30, 2013

SaturnV1Gettysburg and Canadian Confederation. Americans and Canadians cannot imagine how terrified people in Canada were during the American Civil War. Lincoln had plans or at least dreams of expansion and it included absorbing everything in the north. As Texas had been absorbed in the south. The American army was huge, well trained and armed. Lincoln’s assassination may well have given the forces to the north time to coalesce into a new nation.

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