By Adam Mayers

Dixie & the Dominion is a compelling examine how the U.S. Civil warfare used to be a shared event that formed the futures of either Canada and the U.S.. The ebook specializes in the final yr of the battle, among April of 1864 and 1865. in the course of that 12-month interval, the accomplice States despatched spies and saboteurs to Canada on a mystery undertaking. those brokers struck worry alongside the frontier and threatened to attract Canada and nice Britain into the war.

During that very same time, Canadians have been making their very own vital judgements. leader between them used to be the partnership among Liberal reformer George Brown and Conservative chieftain John A. Macdonald. Their not going coalition was once the strength that might create the kingdom of Canada in 1867, and it was once the strain of the struggle - with its possibility to the colonies’ defense - that used to be a motive force at the back of this awesome pact.

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