Alexander MacKenzie __ "He was knighted for his efforts in 1802, and served in the legislature of Lower
Canada from 1804 to 1808. In 1812, he married and returned to Scotland. Mackenzie died in 1820 of Bright's disease. He is buried in Avoch, on the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty."
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- illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Mackenzie_(explorer)
Explorers of Canada, Part XXV: Sir Alexander Mackenzie __ "Alexander
Mackenzie may bring up two ideas when said to Canadian historians. Either they
will think of a man who became Canada's second Prime Minister (and first Liberal
Prime Minister) or they will think of another Scots-Canadian Alexander
Mackenzie, the explorer." Here you will learn the difference in this
biographical overview. - From suite101.com -
Introduction - Alexander Mackenzie - 18th
Century ___"Alexander Mackenzie, fur trader and explorer, is credited with being the first European to cross the north part of North America by land. He was a clever businessman who wanted to expand the fur trade across the continent of North America. The results of his two expeditions did this, but not until after he had died." These pages are designed for young explorers, but students of all ages will find the information useful. (You might want to increase the text size.) - Illustrated - From Library and Archives Canada - http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/explorateurs/jeunesse/h3-1620-e.html
Sir Alexander MacKenzie the Scottish Bulldog ___A good account of this man and his important contributions to
Canada's history. - Illustrated - By the Reverend Ed Hird, Rector, St. Simon’s Anglican Church -