Her topics include cleansing the temple and burying the disciple of Aristotle, fortune-seekers and rebels, visions of times and eternity, the Alphen Pig War
, papish angels and demons, and hieroglyphs and spectatorial satire.
To learn more about the Pig War
read the Esprit de Corps two-volume reference set Canada at Peace and War.
Narrator A: Settlers call the conflict the Pig War.
The Pig War was a dispute between Director Kieft of the Dutch West India Company and the settlers.
ON a wall in the graveyard of the East Church, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, is a plaque in memory of local men killed in the Pig War.
I COULD only find one Pig War - but I can't see any connection with Scotland.
relations have fallen to their lowest ebb in the history of the two countries, which presumably would include both the War of 1812 and the Pig War
of 1859, which took place on San Juan Island a few miles west of the Peace Arch.
The so-called Pig War
had its roots in pre-Civil War tensions between England and the upstart United States that originated in competing claims of ownership of the Oregon Country, as well as in America's imperialistic belief in the conquest of the West, first referred to as "manifest destiny" by writer John L.
And it is possible that we should take the Pig War
slightly seriously, as well, for the events that took place on San Juan Island cast a peculiar shadow.
Most histories of America totally ignore the 1858 Pig War
, in which the death of a British pig on San Juan Island between what is now Washington State and Vancouver Island, Canada.
The Pig War
began on the night of June 15, 1859, when Lyman Cutler, an American squatter on San Juan Island shot and killed one of the Hudson's Bay Company's pig as it that was rooting around in his potato patch.