Lore of the Week - National Leaders in North America Summer 1879
August 7, 2017
United States of America - President Rutherford B. Hayes., with Vice President William A. Wheeler.
Confederate States of America - President James Longstreet, with Vice President Zebulon Baird Vance
Republic of Texas - President Sam Houston Jr., with Vice President Richard Coke.
Empire of Mexico - Emperor Maximilian, aided by Prime Minister Benito Juarez.
The British Dominion of Canada - Sir John A. MacDonald, Prime Minister, and the Duke of Argyle John Campbell, the Governor General of Canada on behalf of Queen Victoria Empress of the British Empire.
British Occupied California - Major-General Charles George Gordon
Commonwealth of Deseret - President (Quorum of the First Presidency) Joseph Angell Young, , First Counselor John Willard Young, Second Counselor Daniel Hanmer Wells, with President (Presidency of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles) John Taylor