Additional Resources

*This is an English only resource

The following sources below are the references consulted when creating this exhibition. If you would like to learn more about Sir John A. Macdonald and his legacy, these sources may be a good place to start.

Biggar, E. B. Anecdotal Life of Sir John Macdonald. Montreal: J. Lovell, 1891.

 

Black, Conrad. “Conrad Black: There's Much to Celebrate in Sir John A. Macdonald's Legacy.” National Post. November 27, 2020. https://nationalpost.com/opinion/conrad-black-theres-much-to-celebrate-in-sir-john-a-macdonalds-legacy.

 

Chan, Arlene, and Andrew McIntosh. “Chinese Head Tax in Canada.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica, September 8, 2016. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/chinese-head-tax-in-canada.

 

Daschuk, James. “Old Tomorrow's Bicentennial: Don't Think Motivation, Think Law.” Active History. History Department at the University of Saskatchewan and Huron University College, January 9, 2015. http://activehistory.ca/2015/01/dont-think-of-macdonalds-motivation-think-about-the-law/.

 

Gwyn, Richard J. John A.: The Man Who Made Us. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2007.

 

Hopper, Tristan. “Here Is What Sir John A. Macdonald Did to Indigenous People.” National Post. August 28, 2018. https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/here-is-what-sir-john-a-macdonald-did-to-indigenous-people.

 

Julia Skelly. “The Politics of Drunkenness: John Henry Walker, John A. Macdonald, and Graphic Satire.” RACAR, vol. 40, no. 1, l’Association d’art des universités du Canada / Universities Art Association of Canada, 2015, pp. 71–84, doi:10.7202/1032757ar.

 

LaForme, Harry S. “Yes, Genocide ; Overruling Tepid Language.” Literary Review of Canada, October 2019. https://reviewcanada.ca/magazine/2019/10/yes-genocide/.

 

Lavallé, Omer, and Tabitha Marshall. “Canadian Pacific Railway.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica, March 6, 2008. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/canadian-pacific-railway.

 

Macpherson, J. Pennington. Essay. In Life of the Right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald: G.C.B., D.C.L. (Oxon.), LL.D., Q.C., P.C., 59–65. St. John, N.B.: Earle Pub. House, 1891. https://rollymartincountry.blogspot.com/2018/03/sir-john-macdonalds-funeral-train-1891.html.

 

Martin, Ged. "John A. Macdonald and the Bottle." Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 40, no. 3, 2006, pp. 162-185,222. ProQuest.

 

Peace, Thomas. “Old Chieftain or Old Charlatan? Assessing Sir John's Complex Legacy through Political Cartoons.” Active History. History Department at the University of Saskatchewan and Huron University College, January 6, 2015. http://activehistory.ca/2015/01/old-chieftain-or-old-charlatan-assessing-sir-johns-complex-legacy-through-political-cartoons/.

 

Smith, Donald B. “Macdonald's Relationship with Aboriginal Peoples.” Essay. In Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies, edited by Patrice A. Dutil and Roger Hall, 59–93. Toronto: Dundurn, 2014.

 

Smith, Donald B., and J.R. Miller. “No Genocide ; It's Not the Right Word for the History Books.” Literary Review of Canada, October 2019. https://reviewcanada.ca/magazine/2019/10/no-genocide/.

 

Social Healing and Reconciliatory Education research group. “Sir John A. Macdonald.” Kingston: Queen's University, n.d. https://educ.queensu.ca/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.educwww/files/files/JAM%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

 

Stanley, Timothy J. “John A. Macdonald's Aryan Canada: Aboriginal Genocide and Chinese Exclusion.” Active History. History Department at the University of Saskatchewan and Huron University College, January 7, 2015. https://activehistory.ca/2015/01/john-a-macdonalds-aryan-canada-aboriginal-genocide-and-chinese-exclusion/.

 

Sutherland, Robin. “Lady Agnes Macdonald.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada, August 13, 2015. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/lady-agnes-macdonald.

 

Thomas, Christa Zeller. “Birthing a Dominion.” Active History. History Department at the University of Saskatchewan and Huron University College, January 8, 2015. http://activehistory.ca/2015/01/birthing-a-dominion/.

 

Waite, P.B., Gord McIntosh, Eli Yarhi, and Andrew McIntosh. “Pacific Scandal.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica, February 7, 2006. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/pacific-scandal.

 

Woolfard, Andrew. “Ethnic Cleansing, Canadian Style; A Review of Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life, by James Daschuk.” Literary Review of

Canada, October 2013. https://reviewcanada.ca/magazine/2013/10/ethnic-cleansing-canadian-style/.