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Canada would not exist without Macdonald

History is taught so poorly in our k-12 system it is no wonder that ideas such as this get started.

Without Macdonald, Canada would be reduced to Upper Canada (southern Ontario), Lower Canada (southern Quebec) and maybe NB, NS and PEI. Western Canada would be part of the US - there would be NO Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC. The northern territories and northern Ontario and Quebec would have been US territories. Newfoundland would probably be still a separate country. Without the national railroad, the NWMP and settlements (including indigenous people), which are all tied up together to tell the story of western Canada, the US would have been in charge

Criticize him all you want but be realistic

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