Canadian History Dictionary Beaucour De
(Count Frontenac era) Brave conduct of, in command of party aga...
Russian-american Fur Company
Chartered in 1799, with a monopoly of
the fur trade of Russian...
Simpson Thomas 1808-1840 Born In Dingwall Scotland Educated At
University of Aberdeen. In 1829 appointed secretary to his cous...
Queylus Abbe De
(Count Frontenac era) Sulpician, appointed vicar-general for Ca...
Brock Sir Isaac 1769-1812 General Brock Era Birth And Descent 6 Enters Army
at age of fifteen, 7; joins 49th Regiment with rank of captain,...
Quebec Siege Of 1759
Following the capture of Louisbourg, Duquesne,
and Fort Fronte...
Papineau And His Time
Despatches to and from Colonial Office, Serie
G. Colonial Offi...
Pardoe Avern 1845- George Brown Era Librarian Of Legislative Assembly Of
Ontario, 255; a witness of the shooting of George Brown by Benn...
Billings Elkanah 1820-1876 Born In Township Of Gloucester
Ontario. Studied law, called to the bar, 1845, and practised in...
Fanning Edmund 1737-1818 Held Various Offices In The American
colonies before the Revolution. Removed to Nova Scotia, and in ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Revolution in places William of O...
Vidal Alexander 1819-1906 Born At Brocknell Berkshire England
Educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and in 1834 came to Cana...
Mcgee Thomas D'arcy 1825-1868 Emigrated From Ireland To The United
States, 1842, and became editor of the Boston Pilot; returned t...
Brougham Henry Peter Baron 1778-1868 Born In Scotland Educated
at Edinburgh University. Secretary to Lord Rosslyn and Lord St....
Rhodes Cecil John 1853-1902 Born At Bishop Stortford England
Educated at Oxford. Went to South Africa, 1871, and made a fort...
Plan Of Fort George
Upper Canada, showing the Works of Defence
ordered to be const...
Canning George 1770-1827 Entered British Parliament 1793 Foreign
secretary, 1807; ambassador to Portugal, 1814; president of Boa...
Paul I 1754-1801 Czar Of Russia Son Of Peter Iii And Catherine Ii
Ascended the throne, 1796. =Index=: (General Brock era) Withdra...
Vitre Charles Denis De
(Count Frontenac era) Member of Sovereign Council, 106. (Bishop...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Leads Expedition Into Wilds Of Oregon And The Upper
Missouri in 1834, 132; member of Victoria board of management, ...
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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