The National Dream The Desperate Days

The National Dream The Desperate Days

In episode 7 of The National Dream, slow, arduous construction in the mountains and north of Superior sends costs soaring as the CPR faces financial calamity. Sir John A. Macdonald is distracted by mounting troubles in the West as farmers, Indians and Métis cry for redress. In a desperate gamble, Van Horne offers to transport 9,000 troops from the East to quell the rebellion.

  • 1974
  • 00:56:09
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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