The Six Cents Report

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Sir John A. Macdonald with Brad Faught - 6CR #36

October 26, 2018

The first prime minister of Canada - Sir John A. MacDonald - has received significant criticism as of late. Darnell & Joel are joined by history professor Brad Faught and discuss the following:

  • History of church and state in Canada
  • Who is Sir John A. MacDonald?
  • Relationship between Sir John A. MacDonald and Indigenous Peoples
  • Contrasting assimilation of Indigenous People in Canada and the USA
  • Late 19th century progress in Canada “necessitates” assimilating Indigenous Peoples
  • Current issues facing Indigenous Peoples
  • Proper contextual reading of history

Reference Articles:

John A. Macdonald statue removed from Victoria City Hall

City of Kingston seeks public input on Sir John A. Macdonald's legacy

John A, The Man Who Made Us The Life and Times of John A. Macdonald Vol. One: 1815-1867

The Politically Incorrect Guide Series

Dan Carlin - Hardcore History Series

Historical Controversies Podcast

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