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Canada within the Empire - Fortifying Canada. 1815-1837

Type: Document

The United States and Great Britain signed the Rush-Bagot Treaty in 1817 and peace settled between Canada and United States. Despite this agreement, both sides remained wary and built defensive installations to facilitate the transport of troops and supplies in preparation for possible future disputes.

Site: Canadian War Museum