Essays Tagged: "Fenian"

Reasons for Confederation

an extra push. The Americans created 5 major pressure points during the period of 1866 to 1867.The Fenian’s plan of an invasion in British North America from the United States was the first pres ... an of an invasion in British North America from the United States was the first pressure point. The Fenians made raids on Canada West and East and on New Brunswick. The US government was slow to stop ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Irish-American Fenian Invasion of Canada 1866

Fenian Invasion of Canada"Here's to the IrishThe Men that God made madFor all their wars are merryAn ... d made madFor all their wars are merryAnd all their songs are sad."- G.K. ChestertonThe rise of the Fenian Movement in the United States grew from a long tradition of revolutionary movements to free I ... h Imperialists. Irish who immigrated to the United States during the 1840s- 1860s were drawn to the Fenian movement as these were people who had seen first hand the effects of 19th century British Imp ...

(14 pages) 47 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Canada West Editorial

the need for defense against a potential takeover from the United States and another raid from the Fenians, and an ongoing political deadlock. Canada West could do away with their frustrations by sim ... colonies, not excluding Canada West, have been plagued by raids from Irish rebels, who are known as Fenians. The current population is also at risk of an American takeover, and BNA's southern neighbou ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government