Canadian History Dictionary Cape Breton
An island at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, now
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Or Half-breeds, view with alarm the ...
Separate Schools Nova Scotia
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Refused to Roman Catholics, 116.
Street John Ambrose
(Wilmot era) Supports the governor of New Brunswick, 46.
(Sir James Douglas era) Son of Dr. John McLoughlin, accompanies...
Shortt Adam 1859- Born At Kilworth Ontario Educated At Queen's
University, and at Edinburgh and Glasgow. Appointed assistant p...
Dearborn Henry 1751-1829 Served Through War Of The Revolution
accompanied Arnold's expedition to Canada. Secretary of war, 18...
Macdonell George 1770-1870 Member Of The Well-known Glengarry
family of that name. Served for several years in the King's Reg...
Served in the siege of Quebec. On July 29, 1759, in
See Sovereign Council.
(Bishop Laval era) Brings out a number of girls as colonists, 7...
Mather Cotton 1663-1728 Count Frontenac Era On Failure Of Phipps's Expedition
302; on rescue of some men cast ashore on Anticosti, 304. =Bib....
Louis Xiv King Of France 1638-1715 Succeeded His Father Louis
XIII, in 1643. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) His war with Holl...
O'brien William Edward 1831- Born At Thornhill Ontario Educated
at Upper Canada College; engaged in journalism at Toronto; stud...
On south shore of St. Lawrence, opposite Quebec.
See Champlain, Lake.
(Lord Sydenham era) Made commissioner of crown lands, 333. (Bal...
Village on the north side of the St. Lawrence, four miles
(Bishop Laval era) Zeal of the missionaries compared with that ...
Chaussegros De Lery Gaspard-joseph
Son of preceding. Engineer; made
a legislative councillor, in ...
Arthur Sir George 1784-1854 The Last Lieutenant-governor Of Upper
Canada, 1838-1841. The chief event of his tenure of office was the
suppression of the Upper Canadian Rebellion. Had been successively
governor of Honduras and Van Diemen's Land previous to his Canadian
appointment; and on leaving Canada appointed to the governorship of
Bombay. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Governor of Upper Canada, 435; disregards clemency
petitions, 435; learns of intended attack on Canada, 441; renews reward
for Mackenzie's capture, 445; proposes exchange of prisoners and
refugees, 463; United States refuses, 463. (General Brock era) Organizes military
gathering at Queenston Heights, 313. (Lord Sydenham era) Succeeds Sir F. B. Head, 109;
reactionary in his views, 109-110; his attitude towards responsible
government, 125-126; cautioned by colonial secretary, 127; instructed to
act in harmony with new governor-general, 144; meets him at Montreal,
153; explains his position and views, 156-161; receives governor-general
at Toronto, and hands over seal of province, 197. (Egerton Ryerson era) His efforts to
repel American attacks, 117; Ryerson disappointed in, 118; proposes
division of Clergy Reserves, 119. See Rebellion of 1837 (Upper
Canada). =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Dent, Upper Canadian
Rebellion; Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada; Read,
Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada.
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