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Canada has now not continuously had the function of 'friendly neighbor to the north.' in truth, the likely peaceable heritage of family among the us and Canada is punctuated with circumstances of border disputes, annexation manifestos and exchange disagreements. David R. Spencer finds the complexity of this dating via a desirable exam of political cartoons that seemed either within the U.S. and Canada from 1849 in the course of the Nineties. through first analyzing either the cultural and political changes and similarities among the 2 international locations, Spencer lays the basis for the focus of his research - deeper research of the political views of the editorial cartoons. together with 141 real cartoons of the time, Spencer offers significant references to the old fabric lined. An interesting learn via a number one Canadian-American pupil, this paintings is certain to curiosity many around the disciplines of journalism historical past, cartoons, media experiences, communique and overseas relations.

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Peter’s anthology California On Stone as October 8, 1865. C. where he shared a rooming house with Mark Twain. It was in Washington that he met and married a touring opera star, although Peters argues that the match took place in St. Louis. Following his marriage, he became an established and well known portrait painter in the American capital, regularly earning up to 500 dollars a week for his efforts. 15╇ Canadian Illustrated News, April 12, 1873 Laughing At Ourselves: The Introduction 43 reasons unknown, but perhaps at the urging of his French-speaking wife, he moved to Montreal in 1871.

8) By the mid point of the nineteenth century, both Canada and the United States were involved in westward expansion. Conflict was almost inevitable. The Americans faced both hostile natives and Spanish colonists in their attempts to build a nation from Atlantic to Pacific. In Canada, the obstacle was just as formidable. It was the Hudson’s Bay Company. The company which had been chartered by the British crown in 1670 held exclusive rights to fur and other natural resources in the largest tract of land in North America.

This list of issues is by no means comprehensive. Meanwhile, American approaches to the same issues by cartoonists south of the border will have to wait for another volume. Notes 1 E. T. D. Chambers and Raoul Renault (eds), North American Notes and Queries (Toronto, Ontario), Vol. 1. No. 1, June 1900, 29. 2 Chambers and Renault, Vol. 1, No. 7, January 1901, 202. 3 Gay Wilson Allen and Sculley Bradley, The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman: The Journalism Volume 1: 1834–1846. (New York: Peter Lang, 1998), 380.

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