Canadian History Dictionary Three Rivers
City of Quebec, at the mouth of St. Maurice River. First
Founded by Antoine de la Motte Cadillac (q.v.) in 1701. The
Moffatt George 1787-1865 Born In England Emigrated To Canada And
engaged in business in Montreal. Served during the War of 1812....
Bib : Keefer Canals Of Canada R S C 1893 Waterways Of
Canada (Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 2);
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Deceived by the hoisting of French flag ...
Sangster J H
(Egerton Ryerson era) On staff of Ontario Normal School, 174.
(Lord Dorchester era) Loyalists, 202.
Braddock Edward 1695-1755 Born In Scotland Entered The Army
1710, and in 1743 major of the Coldstreams. Served in the exped...
On Kootenay River, built 1807. Otherwise known as
Laurier Sir Wilfrid 1841- Born At St Lin Quebec Studied Law At
McGill University, and called to the bar, 1864. Entered public ...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Built by North West Company...
Beaver Dam Battle Of
In War of 1812. FitzGibbon commanded a
detachment of the 49th ...
Bib : Denys History Of Acadia
Denys Nicolas 1598-1688 Born At Tours Early Took To Sea And In
1633 became interested in the fisheries of Nova Scotia. A short...
Cramahe Hector Theophilus
(Lord Dorchester era) Member of Council, sent by Murray on
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, 1827. Studied law
and called ...
(General Brock era) Sister of Sir Isaac, 71.
(Bishop Laval era) Devoted servant of Bishop Laval, 251; detail...
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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