Canadian History Dictionary Assiniboine River
Discovered by La Verendrye in 1736. Fort Rouge was
built at th...
(Sir James Douglas era) Built by Hudson's Bay Company, outpost ...
On Milbank Sound, British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas...
Pioneer fur trader in the West. When the French
See Acadia; Dalhousie; King's; Knox; Laval; McGill;
King's American Regiment
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Fanning, 202.
Studied law at Lincoln's Inn, and called to the bar,
1791. In ...
(Bishop Laval era) His piety, 8.
(General Brock era) Question respecting, 226. (Sir Frederick Ha...
Canning George 1770-1827 Entered British Parliament 1793 Foreign
secretary, 1807; ambassador to Portugal, 1814; president of Boa...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Built By Hudson's Bay Company At Mouth Of Naas River
1831, 116; moved forty miles south, 1834, 120. =Bib.=: Walbran,...
Born in the parish of Symington, on the banks of
the Clyde, Sc...
Head Sir Francis Bond 1793-1875 Served In Royal Engineers At
Waterloo; travelled in South America, 1825-1826; appointed
Bell-smith Frederic Marlett 1846- Born In London England
Educated there, and came to Canada, 1866. Founder and first pre...
Argyll John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Ninth Duke Of 1845-
Married H. R. H. Princess Louise, 1871; succeeded to dukedom, 1...
(Lord Sydenham era) Made deputy inspector-general, 333.
Derby Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Fourteenth Earl
(1799-1869). Entered Parliament, 1820; Irish secretary, 1830-18...
A New England skipper, sent out in 1668 by Prince
Rupert and h...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Rad...
War Of 1812
Declared by the United States against Great Britain in
The name Acadia or "la Cadie" is found as early as Nov. 8,
1603, in the commission of Henry IV appointing Pierre du Gua, Sieur de
Monts, lieutenant-general in La Cadie, extending from the fortieth to
the forty-sixth degree of north latitude. The limits were afterwards
reduced, and the boundaries of Acadia became a cause of contention
between France and England. France claimed that the English possessions
were restricted to the peninsula of Nova Scotia, and that the territory
now known as New Brunswick had not been ceded to England. The first
settlement in Acadia was on the Island of St. Croix in 1604, but the
following year it was transferred to Port Royal, and abandoned in 1607.
Three years later the Sieur de Poutrincourt established a new settlement
at Port Royal, which was destroyed by Argall in 1613. In September,
1621, James I granted the territory of Acadia, under the name of Nova
Scotia, to Sir William Alexander. This grant was renewed in July, 1625,
by Charles I. A small Scottish settlement was established at Port Royal
by the grantee. Acadia was restored to France by the treaty of St.
Germain-en-Laye in 1632, and during the same year new settlers were
brought from France. Acadia was finally ceded to Great Britain by the
treaty of Utrecht in 1713. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) Its resources and limits, 18;
English king indisposed to restore, 213. (Count Frontenac era) Attempt to form settlement
in, 6; seized by English under Kirke, 22; subsequent vicissitudes,
268-272; seized under orders from Cromwell, 268; settlers disposed to
trade with New England, 270; Port Royal (Annapolis) made capital, 270;
visited by Meulles and Saint Vallier, and census taken, 271; Port Royal
and other posts captured by Phipps, who establishes government, 274;
passes again under French control, 316. =Bib.=: Champlain, Voyages;
Lescarbot, New France; Denys, Acadia; Parkman, Pioneers of France;
Rameau de Saint-Pere, Une Colonie Feodale; Calnek and Savary, History
of the County of Annapolis; Moreau, Histoire de l'Acadie; Hannay,
History of Acadia; Campbell, History of Nova Scotia; Murdoch,
History of Nova Scotia.
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