The Resource With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent, by G.A. Henty, (ebook)

With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent, by G.A. Henty, (ebook)

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With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent
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With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent
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by G.A. Henty
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Winning of a continent
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eng
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This book tells the story of James Walsham, who left England as a young man in 1755 and finds himself in the French and Indian War. From the author: In the present volume I have endeavoured to give the details of the principal events in a struggle whose importance can hardly be overrated. At its commencement the English occupied a mere patch of land on the eastern seaboard of America, hemmed in on all sides by the French, who occupied not only Canada in the north and Louisiana in the south, but possessed a chain of posts connecting them, so cutting off the English from all access to the vast countries of the west. On the issues of that struggle depended not only the destiny of Canada, but of the whole of North America and, to a large extent, that of the two mother countries. When the contest began, the chances of France becoming the great colonizing empire of the world were as good as those of England. Not only did she hold far larger territories in America than did England, but she had rich colonies in the West Indies, where the flag of England was at that time hardly represented, and her prospects in India were better than our own. At that time, too, she disputed with us on equal terms the empire of the sea. The loss of her North American provinces turned the scale. With the monopoly of such a market, the commerce of England increased enormously, and with her commerce her wealth and power of extension, while the power of France was proportionately crippled. It is true ..
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Midwest
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1832-1902
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Henty, G. A.
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[Fic]
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United States
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With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent, by G.A. Henty, (ebook)
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9781782340171
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With wolfe in Canada, or, The winning of a continent, by G.A. Henty, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781782340171
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11472568
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11472568
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MWT11472568
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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