Canadian History Dictionary Potash
(John Graves Simcoe era) Decline in production of, 107.
Cousin of Sir Alexander Mackenzie. Came to Canada
(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; succeeds...
La Perouse Jean Francois De Galaup Comte De 1741-1788 French
admiral. (Sir James Douglas era) Explores North-West Coast in 1...
Haviland T H
(1822-1895). Born at Charlottetown, Prince Edward
St-castin Jean De L'abadie Baron De 1650-1712 Native Of Bearn
came to Canada, 1665, with the Carignan-Salieres Regiment, as a...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand acquires seigniory of, ...
Duval Jean Francois Joseph 1801-1881 Born In Quebec Studied Law
and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1823. Represented Quebec...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Publisher of first books printed ...
Middleton Sir Frederick Dobson 1825-1898 Born In Belfast Ireland
Educated at Sandhurst, and entered the army, 1842. Served in In...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Laid waste, 151.
Smith Sir Henry 1812-1868 Born In London England Came To Canada
with his parents; studied law and called to the bar of Upper Ca...
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Capital Of Acadia 270 Captured By Phipps 274 Samuel De Champlain Era
Settlement made at, 32; new settlers arrive under Poutrincourt,...
La Dauversiere Roger De
(Count Frontenac era) One of the founders of Montreal colony,
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plun...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commissioner of war, goes to France, 62....
Napoleon I 1769-1821 Born At Ajaccio Corsica First Consul 1799
Crowned Emperor, 1804. Abdicated, 1814, and retired to Elba. Es...
Genest Edmond Charles 1765-1834 Lord Dorchester Era Minister Of France To The
United States, 272; his intrigues in Canada, 273, 274. =Bib.=: ...
Aylmer Matthew Whitworth Baron 1775-1850 Entered The Army 1787
served in the West Indies, in Holland, and in the Peninsula und...
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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