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Monticello Scenario

It’s 1802. President Jefferson has just gotten a copy of Alexander Mackenzie's book, Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America. The book chronicles Mackenzie's trip across Canadian North America to the Pacific Coast. In the book he suggests that the American West is a fertile area, open to colonizing and occupation by British citizens, who ...

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Date: January 18, 1803