Dr. William F. Shaw's Damned Adventure: The Failure of the “Colonials’” Invasion PDF

By Dr. William F. Shaw

a virtually forgotten piece of North American historical past is the 1st significant army crusade that began the yankee Revolution. Over 13 thousand troops have been devoted to catch the Province of Canada. just one thousand British regulars have been stationed to safeguard what was once the biggest of any of the territories in British North the USA. greater than fifty percentage of those have been misplaced with the capitulation of fortress St. Jean. The “habitant” inhabitants was once very receptive and
supportive of the invaders. the single moderate fortification was once the walled castle of Quebec. If the crusade were profitable, Canada may by no means have survived as a kingdom. but, it failed. This booklet attempts to give an explanation for why.
Dr. William F. Shaw was once born, raised and knowledgeable in Montreal, together with McGill college from 1949 to 1958, graduating with a DDS. He then served 5 years within the Royal Canadian Dental Corps in Canada and Europe. He entered deepest perform in Hudson, Quebec in 1963 the place he grew to become energetic in golfing, crusing and training soccer in school Bourget in Rigaud.

He turned energetic in politics and in 1976 used to be elected to the Quebec nationwide meeting because the member for Pointe Claire. He used to be an energetic suggest for English language rights and with Lionel Albert wrote the ebook Partition: the cost of Quebec’s Independence, released by means of Thornhill Publishing in 1980. considering then 5 different authors have written at the comparable topic with basically an analogous thesis. This thesis is now proven within the readability Act.
Dr. Shaw is now retired and dwelling in Port Perry, Ontario, Canada.

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