Canadian History Dictionary Huntington Lucius Seth 1827-1886 Born At Compton Quebec Studied
law, and engaged in journalism, in the Eastern Townships. Elect...
Talleyrand-perigord Charles Maurice Prince De 1754-1838 French
statesman. =Index=: (General Brock era) Foreign secretary under...
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Established By Free Church Presbyterians A Secondary
school at first, 155. =Bib.=: Caven, Historical Sketch of Knox ...
Cobden Richard 1804-1865 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era A More
advanced radical than Sydenham, 20. =Bib.=: Morley, Life of Ric...
A confederation of tribes, at first five, the Cayuga,
(Bishop Laval era) Comes out as royal commissioner to take
(Joseph Howe era) Father of Joseph Howe; a United Empire Loyali...
Bib : Keefer Canals Of Canada R S C 1893 Waterways Of
Canada (Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 2);
(General Brock era) Government vessel, foundering of, in Lake O...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Heads Commission To Enquire Into Affairs In Canada 135
his report, 136. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Did not believe British...
(Lord Sydenham era) Attempts to introduce after passage of Queb...
A branch of the Franciscan order. First came to Canada in
(George Brown Era) Moves approval of George Brown's course in
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Retreating army halts at, 218; Levis hea...
(General Brock era) Ceded to Britain with surrender of Detroit,...
Baie De Chaleur
In west coast of Gulf of St. Lawrence, on boundary
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Evils of methods of granting, 74; ...
The name has been popularly applied to the whole territory
Area 23,200 square miles. Discovered by Le Caron, 1615,
(Lord Sydenham era) Tenure of, in Canada, 175; Lord John Russel...
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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