The North American Question

Episode 65,  Jan 13, 05:00 AM

After its victory in the American War of Independence, would the new American Republic assert a "manifest destiny" over all of North America or would much of the continent remain in the hands of the old European powers of Britain, France and Spain? In this episode of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Fighting for America, talks to The Critic's deputy editor, Graham Stewart, about the North American Question, 1783 to 1871. 

Picture credit: William Henry Powell, via Wiki Creative Commons.