The History Files #7: The Formation of Canada and the United States

43 mins - Published Wed, Apr 1, 2015 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Gordon discusses Breki Tomasson’s musings about where Canada may be headed, recommends the 2004 feature film The Alamo, and then adds his own thoughts on the formation of Canada and the United States and what the future may hold for North America.

Special outro music: The Plains of Alberta, by Wilf Carter (a.k.a. Montana Slim), ca. 1930s

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