TITLE

THE UN-CANADIANS

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Beaver;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article names several people in the history of Canada who were considered contemptible. British North America Governor General Jeffrey Amherst supported plans of distributing smallpox-infested blankets to First Nations people. Lieutenant-General Robert Monckton, a colonial administrator in British North America, implemented the exile of the Acadians in 1755. Civil servant and author Ezekiel Stone Wiggins manipulated the people's obsession with the weather and forecasted a storm that never came.
ACCESSION #
26220434

Tags: CANADA -- History;  AMHERST, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797;  MONCKTON, Robert;  WIGGINS, Ezekiel Stone

 

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