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Detail from a sketch map showing the US - Canadian Border agreed in the Ashburton Treaty of 1842
(Catalogue ref: WO 80/11)
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Catalogue ref: WO 80/11; map showing US-Canadian border as agreed in 1842
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers in Canada?
  • the relationship between Britain and the USA?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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