In 1812, a very young United States of America had its sights set on expansion to the north and the west. But the British wanted to keep its former colony tightly contained. In the balance were the lands of the Northwestern Frontier.
England's Canadian provinces wanted a buffer zone between their lands and what they perceived as a hostile United States. The native peoples who called this land their home, wanted it declared a self-governing Indian territory; an independent nation. The United States wanted to settle the frontier, as they felt they had been promised at the end of the Revolutionary War.Read more
Friday, May 20, 2011
As Consul General of Canada at Detroit, Roy B. Norton represents Canada in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky, advocating Canadian interests in trade, investments, the environment, culture and academic relations.Read more