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Title: To the Webster-Ashburton Treaty: A Study in ...
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
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Edition: 1st Edition
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The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842, which led to the settlement of the Canadian boundary dispute, was instrumental in maintaining peace between Great Britain and the United States. Jones analyzes the events that aggravated relations to show the affect of America's states' rights policy, and he concludes that the two countries signed the treaty because they considered it the wisest alternative to war, not because of the often-claimed strategic distribution of money.
Originally published in 1977.
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Howard Jones is University Research Professor of History at the University of Alabama. He is author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the Diplomacy of the Civil War and Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War (UNC Press).
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