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Q: Canadian Invasion ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   10 Comments )
Subject: Canadian Invasion
Category: Relationships and Society > Politics
Asked by: jaster-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 07 Sep 2005 13:23 PDT
Expires: 07 Oct 2005 13:23 PDT
Question ID: 565323
How many times has the u.s. attempted to invade or take control of
canada or canadian lands?
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
Answered By: justaskscott-ga on 08 Sep 2005 15:43 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi jaster,

To make the answer official, here are the links I posted concerning
the Revolutionary War and War of 1812:

"Revolutionary War"

"War of 1812"

- justaskscott

Search strategy --

Searched on for:

"revolutionary war"
"war of 1812"
jaster-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
Thanks for the links! =)

Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: grthumongous-ga on 07 Sep 2005 13:37 PDT
The number of course is zero (0).
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: justaskscott-ga on 07 Sep 2005 13:50 PDT
I believe that the number is not zero.  The Revolutionary War and War
of 1812 may count as two attempts.

"Revolutionary War"

"War of 1812"
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: jaster-ga on 07 Sep 2005 14:41 PDT
Both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 are great examples of
what I am looking for.  Any additional examples would be fantastic. 
My definition of invade is loose, and although a prime example, it
does necesarly need to be an army marching into Canadian borders.  If
there are no other attempts on Canada outside of those two wars, I
would accept your answer Scott.
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: neilzero-ga on 07 Sep 2005 17:49 PDT
The large numbers of USA draft-dodgers who fled to Canada during the
Vietnam war might be considered an invasion.   Neil
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: mongolia-ga on 08 Sep 2005 10:59 PDT

I think the Danes may be a bigger threat then the US.

Canada definately need a "Hans Off" policy  :-)

Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: temoore99-ga on 08 Sep 2005 15:23 PDT
Found :  The Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway June 1-3, 1866
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: temoore99-ga on 08 Sep 2005 15:31 PDT
Found : 1838 PATRIOT WAR
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: temoore99-ga on 08 Sep 2005 15:32 PDT
So 4 times.
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: jaster-ga on 08 Sep 2005 15:34 PDT
Hah mongolia.

I would actually agree.  Does anyone have the stats on actualy how
many Americans moved to Canada to dodge and maybe some perspectives on
where they went and the impact they had?  Did they all come home post
war or did they stay for the weather?

After my own research I would gladly expecpt your links as a 5-star
answer.  Even if there was info about some secret assualt into canada
in the 80's; reading about the war code colors of the 20's and the
U.S.'s march and siege on Quebec that failed during the revolution war
was well worth my 3 bucks.  I only wish I had more finicial resources
to really being able to employ GA reaserchers.  Thanks!
Subject: Re: Canadian Invasion
From: jaster-ga on 08 Sep 2005 16:17 PDT
Thanks temoore!  Good stuff, those links have some facinating history
in them. Looking forward to realy exploring the info!

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