American Refugees: Turning To Canada For Freedom
Afraid that the United States would once again enter a period of intolerance and persecution, Americans flooded the site. In American Refugees, Rita Shelton Deverell shows that from the Revolutionary War to the Underground Railroad through to McCarthyism and Vietnam, Americans have fled to Canada in times of crisis. Many still flee. All have sought better lives, while helping to shape Canada into the country it has become.