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By David R. Spencer

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Canada has no longer consistently had the function of 'friendly neighbor to the north.' actually, the possible peaceable historical past of kinfolk among the us and Canada is punctuated with cases of border disputes, annexation manifestos and exchange disagreements. David R. Spencer unearths the complexity of this dating via a desirable exam of political cartoons that seemed either within the U.S. and Canada from 1849 during the Nineties. by means of first interpreting either the cultural and political changes and similarities among the 2 countries, Spencer lays the basis for the focus of his examine - deeper research of the political views of the editorial cartoons. together with 141 genuine cartoons of the time, Spencer offers significant references to the ancient fabric coated. An interesting learn via a number one Canadian-American student, this paintings is bound to curiosity many around the disciplines of journalism heritage, cartoons, media stories, conversation and foreign relations.

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Drawing Borders: The American-Canadian Relationship during the Gilded Age

Canada has no longer continuously had the position of 'friendly neighbor to the north. ' actually, the doubtless peaceable heritage of family members among the us and Canada is punctuated with cases of border disputes, annexation manifestos and exchange disagreements. David R. Spencer unearths the complexity of this dating via a desirable exam of political cartoons that seemed either within the U.

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The 900-ton battleship Alabama, a Confederate man-o-war built at Birkenhead, England, had avoided a detention order issued by the British Government in 1862 by slipping out to sea before it could be enforced. S. warship Kearsarge sank the Alabama off the coast of France on June 19, 1864, it had captured and/or sank more than sixty Union vessels. The American government accused the British of complicity in the affair. 5 million. 17 The cartoon which appeared in Diogenes on February 3, 1870 followed what was initially reported to be a successful set of negotiations between American and British representatives which took place in 1869.

The issues which dominated their attention will be introduced here, but the reader will have to wait for subsequent chapters to delve into the complexities of nineteenth century Canadian–American issues such as annexation, free trade, fish wars, and any one of a number of other irritations such as the Alabama claims issue, the Fenian Raids, copyright problems, and concerns about the extradition of criminals. 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.

Shortly thereafter on January 1, 1870, he added a French language version L’Opinion Publique. Other than the change in language, there was very little to distinguish the new Desbarats’ creations from any number of publications based on the visual which had emerged in Britain, France, and the United States. The mid- to late-Victorian period would prove to be a most hospitable environment for the new addition of images to a previously word-driven journalistic culture made possible by new technical advances, namely the introduction of lithography in the late 1820s.

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