By Lilian F. Gates

ISBN-10: 1550020250

ISBN-13: 9781550020250

ISBN-10: 1554880696

ISBN-13: 9781554880690

This finished booklet on William Lyon Mackenzie’s later existence focuses first at the interval 1838-1849, Mackenzie’s years in exile within the usa. It examines his contribution to the yank political scene, together with his position in writing the structure of the nation of latest York. The ebook additionally chronicles Mackenzie’s lifestyles from 1849, whilst he was once granted amnesty and again to Canada, to his dying in 1861. during this, the one accomplished examine Mackenzie’s existence, Lillian Gates deals a meticulous account of 1 of Canada’s liveliest 19th century politicians.

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One short war well managed/' its editor wrote, "might give this continent perpetual peace. "17 Mackenzie also used his Gazette — too much of it—to defend himself and to criticize Dr. John Rolph and Marshall Spring Bidwell, who had disassociated themselves from the Canadian cause — and from Mackenzie — and now seemed to be interested only in looking out for themselves. Bidwell had been born in the United States. His father, at one time a member of Congress and subsequently Attorney-General of Massachusetts, had fled to Canada in 1810 to escape trial on a charge of corruption levied by his political enemies.

His own vine and fig tree with none to molest him and none to make him afraid! Here is a description, in scriptural words^of Mackenzie's ideal society and one he had used more than once in the columns of the Colonial Advocate. Beneath all the inconsistencies — and shortcomings — of Mackenzie's conduct, this was his guiding ideal, the "true" republic he struggled to create on both sides of the border. The great questions of the day in American politics concerned the banks. 53 These had been important questions for Mackenzie in Canada,54 and they were still fundamental questions for him.

The Navy Island enterprise was not of Mackenzie's designing; nor can he be blamed for its futility. For the Hickory Island affair he must bear a full share of responsibility. 161 Nelson's letter of the 21st had only been a blind. On the 25th the Lower Canadian Patriots succeeded in robbing the state arsenal at Elizabethtown, evaded Wool, and crossed into Lower Canada on the 28th. But it was Wool's opinion that their leaders had no serious expectations of success. "163 Nelson and Cote advanced only one mile north of the frontier.

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