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Active History Blog Series on Sir John A. Macdonald

From January 6 to 9, 2015, published a series of articles on the legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald, whose 200th birthday is on January 11, 2015.

Old Chieftain or Old Charlatan? Assessing Sir John’s Complex Legacy through Political Cartoons (Tom Peace)

John A. Macdonald’s Aryan Canada: Aboriginal Genocide and Chinese Exclusion (Timothy J. Stanley)

Birthing a Dominion (Christa Zeller Thomas)

Old Tomorrow’s Bicentennial: Don’t Think Motivation, Think Law (James Daschuk)

Epilogue: Critical Indigenous Reflections on Sir John A. Macdonald (David Garneau)