Canadian History Dictionary Scott Sir Richard William 1825- Born In Prescott Ontario
Educated privately, and studied law; in 1848 called to the bar ...
See Dollard des Ormeaux.
Stuart George Okill 1807-1884 Born In York Upper Canada Grandson
of the Rev. John Stuart, q.v. Educated at Kingston and Quebec, ...
Juan De Fuca Strait
Between Vancouver Island and United States
mainland. =Index=: ...
At head of Puget Sound. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Hudson...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Carey's newspaper, allowed to prin...
Osgoode William 1754-1824 Born In England Educated At Oxford
studied law, and called to the English bar, 1779. Appointed
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent to Red River district ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Forbidden by Wolfe except in case of Ind...
Bourgeoys Marguerite 1620-1700 Born At Troyes In Champagne
Entered the convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame at the ag...
Phipps Sir William 1651-1695 Born In Maine In 1669 Employed As A
ship carpenter, and later became captain of a merchantman saili...
Hodgson Sir Robert 1798-1880 Born In Charlottetown Prince Edward
Island. Educated at Windsor, Nova Scotia, and called to the bar...
Allan Sir Hugh 1810-1882 Founder Of The Allan Line Of Steamships
Came to Canada from Scotland, 1826, and in 1831 entered the shi...
(George Brown Era) Origin of, 78-79; alliance with, of George B...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Brings Selkirk settlers bac...
Merritt William Hamilton 1793-1862 Born In Westchester County New
York. Came to Canada with his parents, 1796. Served during the ...
(Bishop Laval era) Jesuit, devotion of, 32; his death, 33.
Medical doctor. Resided at Burford Plains, near
Talon Jean-baptiste 1625-1691 Born In Picardy France Held
offices in the intendancies of Bordeaux and Lyons, and intendan...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era On Quebec Act 67 Bib : Dict Nat Biog
American Invasion 1775-1776 Grew Out Of The Belief Entertained By
the rebellious colonists that the French of Canada could readily be won
to their side. As a matter of fact the latter, while for the most part
showing no enthusiasm to join Carleton's forces, were still less
inclined to cooperate with the invading army under Montgomery and
Arnold, or to support the movement for union with the New Englanders. On
the other hand, the Americans had a number of English-speaking
sympathizers in Montreal--men who had come there from the colonies to
the south. This, and its geographical position, made the capture of
Montreal an easy matter; but Quebec was a different problem. Here
Carleton gathered a small but efficient force of regulars and militia,
and successfully held the town against the invading army. Montgomery was
killed in the assault, Dec. 31, 1775, and in the spring of 1776 the
siege was raised. The invading army hastily retreated to Montreal, and
finally was driven out of the country. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Joseph Papineau
carries despatch to Carleton, 5. (Lord Dorchester era) Agitation worked up by American
emissaries, 79-80; disaffection in Montreal, 82; seizure of Ticonderoga
and Crown Point, 82; Arnold captures vessel on Lake Champlain, 83;
defence of St. Johns, 84-85; martial law proclaimed, 86; militia called
out, 86-88; the habitants indifferent or disaffected, 88;
English-speaking inhabitants of Montreal refuse to serve, 88; Guy
Johnson raises Indian levies, 88; measures of defence, 90-93; Congress
decides to invade Canada, 95-96; Arnold starts for the Kennebec, 96;
Montgomery assumes command, 97; Allen appears before Montreal, is
captured and sent to England, 98-99; Montgomery lays siege to St. Johns,
100-101; Chambly captured by the Americans, 101; Preston surrenders at
St. Johns, 102; Arnold marches on Quebec, 106-111; Carleton escapes to
Quebec, 112-113; organizes the defence, 114-115; progress of the siege,
118-124; Montgomery and Arnold attack the city, 124-126; death of
Montgomery, 126; failure of Arnold's attack, 127-132; Franklin's mission
to Montreal, 135-136; arrival of the fleet at Quebec with
reinforcements, 137; Carleton attacks the Americans, 138-139; evacuation
of Canada, 141-147. See also Montgomery; Arnold; Dorchester; Ethan
Allen. =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Smith, Our Struggle for
the Fourteenth Colony; Stone, Invasion of Canada; Codman, Arnold's
Expedition to Quebec; Lucas, History of Canada; Coffin, The Province
of Quebec and the Early American Revolution; Bradley, The Making of
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