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ca is stronger for aggression now than formerly, Great Britain is also stronger for defence. We think another report is much more likely to be true — namely, that the British Government is employing thirty thousand laborers in constructing an extensive system of fortifications in Canada. The experience of its own efforts to wrest Canada from the French must have satisfied the British Government of the importance of such a system to the preservation of the province from foreign invasion. In 1690, a Massachusetts fleet of thirty- four vessels and ten thousand men made an unsuccessful effort to reduce Quebec, though the defences were then of the slightest character. Costly expeditions were fitted out in 1704, 1707 and 1709, resulting again in failure. In 1711, land forces of twelve thousand men and fifteen ships-of-war again attempted the conquest of Canada, and again accomplished nothing. In 1745, an expedition, consisting of six thousand provincial and eight hundred seamen, and a