With the signing of the U.N. Charter in San Francisco in June 1945, the race was on to find a suitable location for the organization’s headquarters. And hundreds of cities from around the United States—and the world—sought to plead their case.
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Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
For centuries, people of all backgrounds and walks of life have recorded their impressions of Niagara Falls. Jack Wysocki provides a survey of these viewpoints, as well as the accompanying development — good and bad — of one of Western New York's most significant geographic features.