Canadian History Dictionary Athabaska River
Rises in the watershed range of the Rocky Mountains,
close to ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Evils of methods of granting, 74; ...
The first industrial exhibition held in Canada, and
Cadet Joseph Michel
Began life as a butcher; won the confidence of
the intendant B...
Young George Renny 1800?-1847 Born In Scotland A Brother Of Sir
William Young (q.v.). Founded the Nova Scotian newspaper in 182...
King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
Partelow John R
(Wilmot era) Opposed to responsible government, 65; his views
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
(Tilley era) His proposal to build railways in New Brunswick, 2...
Constitutional Reform Society
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Organized in Upper Canada,...
On Columbia River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Established...
Rebellion Of 1837 In Lower Canada
The culmination of a long
agitation, on the part of the French...
(Lord Dorchester era) British war vessel, arrival of, 137.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Casual and territorial, how derive...
Lancaster Joseph 1778-1838 Founded The Lancasterian System Of
education. In 1798 began teaching poor children on the Madras s...
Fournier Telesphore 1824-1896 Studied Law And Called To The Bar
1846; one of principal editorial writers on Le National; electe...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Establishes school at Niagara and afte...
Durham John George Lambton Earl Of 1792-1840 Entered British
Parliament, 1814, for county of Durham, and won recognition as ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Of Dieppe, discovers manuscript of Ch...
Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassa...
Abercromby James 1706-1781 Entered The Army And Obtained
commission as major, 1742; lieutenant-colonel, 1744; colonel, 1746. Sent
to America with 50th Regiment, 1756; superseded Shirley and Webb in
command of the army; and then resigned command to Lord Loudon. In 1757
commanded second brigade against Louisbourg. On Loudon's recall, became
commander-in-chief, 1758. Led expedition against Ticonderoga, with Lord
Howe as second in command. On Howe's death, the campaign became a dismal
failure for the British, Abercromby being outgeneralled at every point
by Montcalm. Returned to England, and in 1772 deputy-governor of
Stirling Castle. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Sent to America with reinforcements, 33;
commands division intended to operate by way of Lake Champlain, 54;
repulsed at Fort Carillon, 55-61. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) His recall, 21. See also Howe;
Rogers; Ticonderoga; Carillon. =Bib.=: Parkman, Montcalm and Wolfe;
Rogers, Journals during the Late War, ed. by Hough.
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