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Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)


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Issued to feature the Mackenzie River which was named after Sir Alexander Mackenzie, UE.
the re-election and appointment of Davin Alexander Mackenzie as an independent director of the Company, effective from the closing of this Annual General Meeting, to serve for a three (3) year term ending at the 2015 Annual General Meeting or until his successor is duly elected and qualified, whichever is earlier.
Additional products include deerskin purses and fringed gauntlets similar to those worn in pictures of the explorer Alexander MacKenzie in 1789.
No, I came to save Alexander Mackenzie, not to bury him," Linda said.
Freed from grinding poverty and an oppressive religion, their hidden talents burst forth producing great scientists like Joseph Black, philosophers like David Hume, pioneering economists like Adam Smith, groundbreaking engineers like James Watt and Thomas Telford, world-class explorers like Alexander Mackenzie and Mungo Park, and geologists like James Hutton.
Then follow illustrated plates dealing with explorations by such men as Sir John Franklin, James Cook, Samuel Hearne, George Vancouver, Alexander Mackenzie, Sir John Barrow, and Sir John Ross.
Of our 22 prime ministers, 13 can claim Scottish heritage; over half the 36 Fathers of Confederation were Scottish Canadians; Scots explorers such as Alexander Mackenzie and Simon Fraser crossed the continent and established settlements in the West; their countrymen such as George Simpson and Donald Smith ran the biggest companies and banks; Scots immigrants such as Sir John A.
He was born on May 11, 1927, to Alexander Mackenzie, who managed a builders' merchants on Leith Walk, and his wife Edith.
In Part 2, Tsilhqot'in interests collide with those of archaeologists, historians, and the area's pioneers regarding the bicentennial commemoration of the trail trod by Alexander MacKenzie in the late-eighteenth century.
His discussion of women's dresses contains some very interesting and valuable quotes from such early 19th century sources as the journals of Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Henry the Younger, and the Long Expedition.
OVER the course of three summers, the author followed in the wake of 18th-century explorer Alexander Mackenzie and his French "voyageur" crew the 2,000 miles from Lake Athabasca in central north America along a trail of rivers and lakes to the Pacific Ocean using the same traditional native American method of travel as Mackenzie 200 years before.
That honor goes to Alexander Mackenzie, a Scottish fur trapper and explorer who traveled from Montreal to the Pacific Ocean by canoe a decade before President Thomas Jefferson sent the Corps of Discovery up the Mississippi River.
We are now the training delivery agent for the in-school portion using facilities at Alexander MacKenzie Secondary School in partnership with the Lambton Kent District School Board.
Lester Pearson (the man, not the airport) and John Diefenbaker seem almost as remote from the political discourse of the present day as do Louis-Joseph Papineau and Alexander Mackenzie.