Canadian History Dictionary Schenectady
The county seat of Schenectady County, New York. Settled
La Terriere Pierre De Sales
Came to Canada from France, 1766;
appointed agent at Quebec fo...
Constitutional Reform Society
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Organized in Upper Canada,...
Bib : Morgan Can Men
Kirke Sir Lewis
Born 1599. Accompanied his brother Sir David Kirke
on his expe...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 257.
Founded by De Monts in 1605. The basin had been discovered
Projected in 1797, and chartered, 1827, as King's
La Salle Rene-robert Cavelier Sieur De 1643-1687 Sailed For
Canada in the spring of 1666; granted by the Sulpicians the sei...
Bib : Dent Can Por Read Lives Of The Judges
St-castin Jean De L'abadie Baron De 1650-1712 Native Of Bearn
came to Canada, 1665, with the Carignan-Salieres Regiment, as a...
The first mention of the island is in Cartier's narrative
An Algonquian tribe, allied to the Chippewas.
They ranged over...
Rogers Robert 1727-1800 Born At Dunbarton New Hampshire In The
War of 1755-1760 with the French, commanded Rogers's Rangers an...
Served in the siege of Quebec. On July 29, 1759, in
Area, 9460 square miles. The lake was known both to
Robinson Colonel Beverley 1723-1792 Born In Thornbury England
Entered the army; took part as a major, under Wolfe, in the att...
Fidler Peter 1769-1822 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
about 1791. Carried on extensive explorations and surveys in th...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's establishment at, for rai...
Born in Connecticut. In 1759 served under Sir William
Annexation To United States
A fitful movement, never reaching serious
proportions, and generally the result of temporary or local
dissatisfaction with political conditions, or of commercial depression.
Goldwin Smith was for many years its prophet. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Favoured by
small wing of Reform party, 23; manifesto issued by business men of
Montreal, its causes, 39, 40, 95; opposition to Confederation raises
hopes of American party, 118; movement in Nova Scotia, 145; movement in
British Columbia, 149; Goldwin Smith, the gloomy prophet of, 293;
advocated by Edward Farrer, 312-313. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) W. L. Mackenzie not in favour
of, 10. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Manifesto of 1849, 336; Sir John Abbott on, 336; advocated
by many of the Radicals of Lower Canada, 343. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Advocated by
Democratic party in Quebec, 26; said by Elgin to be popular among
commercial classes in 1849, 44; countenanced by Sir John Abbott and L.
H. Holton, 44-45; what it would mean for Quebec, 64. (George Brown Era) Threatened by
repeal of Corn Laws in 1846, 31, 32; the Montreal Manifesto, 36-37;
sentiment for, charged against Clear Grits, 42; opposition charged with,
in Confederation debate, 185; Brown holds that Reciprocity scheme
designed to promote, 194; charge of, denied by Canada First party, 237.
(Lord Elgin era) Sentiment for, in 1847, 5; Elgin on, 58; Montreal Manifesto, 80-82;
advocated by the Parti Rouge, 109; Elgin's efforts to counteract
movement, 189-190; Durham on, 192-193; conditions favouring movement,
194-195; repeal of Reciprocity Treaty designed to promote, 202. (Louis Joseph Papineau era)
Threatened in Ninety-Two Resolutions, 92-93; advocated in 1848, and
since Confederation, 96; advocated by Papineau, O'Callaghan, and their
friends, 97. =Bib.=: Dent, Last Forty Years; Weir, Sixty Years in
Canada; Kirby, Counter Manifesto to the Annexationists of Montreal;
Denison, The Struggle for Imperial Unity.
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