After the Rebellion: The later years of William Lyon by Lilian F. Gates

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By Lilian F. Gates

This finished ebook on William Lyon Mackenzie’s later lifestyles 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 booklet additionally chronicles Mackenzie’s existence from 1849, while he was once granted amnesty and back to Canada, to his dying in 1861. during this, the single accomplished examine Mackenzie’s lifestyles, Lillian Gates deals a meticulous account of 1 of Canada’s liveliest 19th century politicians.

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The United States left on the llth. At several points en route (Sackett's Harbor, Cape Vincent, French Creek) she picked up young men waiting for the tardy steamer, their numbers now depleted by departures. At Millan's Bay the steamer found the two schooners waiting. Captain James Van Cleve complied with the request of one of his passengers to tow them down the river to Ogdensburgh. After the schooners had been lashed to the steamer, some of their Patriot passengers clambered aboard her. The unhappy Van Cleve then proposed to the owners that he run the ship aground in Alexandria Bay, but they would not consent.

H. 133 From Ogdensburgh he went to Plattsburgh, accompanied by David Gibson, to consult with the leaders of the French Canadians. After his return a convention of Patriot sympathizers is thought to have been held in St. H. Graham, now informed him that Van Rensselaer had left the Niagara frontier with the avowed intention of supplanting him. He suggested that Mackenzie should use the executive authority with which the refugees and the Patriots resident in Canada had entrusted him to depose Van Rensselaer from the command.

The coalition which had elected Andrew Jackson, confident that he stood for states' rights and limited government, had been shaken partly by his conduct during the nullification crisis, partly by his anti-bank and hard money policies. Van Buren had succeeded by conciliatory tactics in holding together enough of this coalition to win the election of 1836 but he had not been able to weld it into the united party based on Jeffersonian 42 principles that he had hoped to create. His attempt to solve the financial problems arising from the Panic of 1837 added to the strains among his supporters.

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