Canadian History Dictionary Olbeau Jean D'
Born in Langres. Joined the Jesuit College there in
1628. In 1...
Langevin Sir Hector Louis 1826-1906 Born At Quebec Entered
Parliament in 1867, as member for Dorchester; subsequently repr...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Company's clerk at Quebec, 121, 138; ...
Burns Robert Easton 1805-1863 Born In Niagara Called To The Bar
of Upper Canada, 1827. Practised at Niagara, St. Catharines, an...
(Sir James Douglas era) Sent out from England, 1856, by Church ...
A settlement near Montreal. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Settlem...
Charles Ii 1630-1685 King Of England Succeeded To The Throne
1660. =Index=: (Wilmot era) Annuls charter of London and other ...
Viel Father Nicolas
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, 139; arrives and proceeds t...
In northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Aumont Marechal D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain serves under, 1.
(Count Frontenac era) Destroyed, 1669, rebuilt, 1692, 328; take...
Moody Richard Clement 1813-1887 Born In The Barbados West Indies
Entered Woolwich Military Academy, 1827; first lieutenant, 1835...
Lauzon-charny Charles De
Son of Jean de Lauzon, and administrator of
New France after t...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Elected to the Assembly, 150; deli...
(General Brock era) Letter of, relating to death of Brock, 307....
Murray George Henry 1861- Born In Grand Narrows Nova Scotia
Educated at the public schools and at Boston University; studie...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's secretary, 108, 110, ...
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(George Brown Era) Addresses Toronto Board of Trade on importan...
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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