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The Pig War


In 1859, the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over an issue that seems more likely to spark a feud between Hatfields and McCoys: An American settler shot a Canadian pig that was rooting around his garden. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: warfare, British history, Canadian history, canada, pacific northwest, military history, American history, 19th century, U.S. history


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