Canadian History Dictionary Constitutional Act 1791
The Act was designed to harmonize the
conflicting interests of...
(Lord Dorchester era) Their grievances, 5. (John Graves Simcoe ...
St Germain-en-laye Treaty Of
Signed between France and Great
Britain on March 29, 1632. Res...
Bib : Dent Upper Canadian Rebellion
Abercromby James 1706-1781 Entered The Army And Obtained
commission as major, 1742; lieutenant-colonel, 1744; colonel, 1...
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,...
(Count Frontenac era) French engineer, prepares plans for defen...
De Grey And Ripon
(Sir James Douglas era) Voyage to the North-West Coast for sea-...
Albanel Charles L Explores Hudson Bay 11
Johnson Sir William 1715-1774 Born In Ireland Came To America In
1738, to take charge of the estates of his uncle, Sir Peter War...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Strongly favoured by Macdonald; oppo...
(Bishop Laval era) Proposed appointment of, as bishop in Asia, ...
Situated in Grenville County, Ontario, and the scene
of an eng...
Clermont College Of
(Bishop Laval era) Laval studies at, 21.
Montreuil Chevalier De
Served during the French campaigns in America
from 1754 to 175...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Third aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; accom...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, goes to France, 121; returns w...
Sault Ste Marie
The county seat of Chippewa County, Michigan, on the
Robinson Frederick John
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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