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Mounties

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ISBN-10: 1550051350

ISBN-13: 9781550051353

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Livesey, A. G. Smith

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The scarlet tunic of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is recognized throughout the world. It's been worn since 1873 when Prime Minister John A. Macdonald created the original force-the North-West Mounted Police-to round up horse thieves and whiskey smugglers on the Prairies. "The Mounties" presents the amazing stories of such larger-than-life figures as James Macleod, an officer who befriended the powerful Blackfoot chief, Crowfoot; James Morrow Walsh, who won the trust of Sitting Bull when he arrived in Canada after the massacre at Little Big Horn; Jerry Potts, the famous Metis scout and interpreter; and Sam Steele, the superintendent who kept the peace during the Klondike Gold Rush.…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 1/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 90
Size: 8.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Artist A. G. Smith uses paper engineering to teach history, geography and science. His books, which teach through the building of three-dimensional paper models, include Life in Celtic Times, The Confederate Army Paper Soldiers, Egyptian Punch-Out Masks, and African Village.

Introduction
Scarlet Soldiers: George French, James Macleod, Jerry Potts, and Others
Great Lone Land: James Morrow Walsh, Acheson Gosford Irvine, and Others
Railway and Settlement: Sam Steele, William Wilde, Billy Fury, and Others
Prairie Rebels: Paddy Crozier, Francis Dickens, and Others
Yukon Gold and Arctic Patrols: Klondike Kate, Zac Wood, Denny LaNauze, and Others
The RCMP: Henry Larson, Robin Cameron, Bev Busson, and Others
Index