Canada: True North, Part 1: The Relationship

  • 1988 ----- color ----- 57 min ----- vhs///
  • Canada and the United States are each other's closest friends, largest trading partners and staunchest allies. The countries share social, cultural and economic interests. Despite their closeness, however, they have not always enjoyed a harmonious relationship. United States troops invaded Canada during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Conflicts over trade issues that began in the 1800's still persist today. Provides a basic overview of the complex relationship and of Canada's struggle to assert and maintain its own identity.
  • Topics: (Canadian Studies, Economics, History)