Canadian History Dictionary Tadoussac
A town in Saguenay County, Quebec, situated at the
(Sir James Douglas era) Of Pacific coast, largely due to Vancou...
Newspaper published at Toronto; established, 1844. =Index=: (Ge...
Hagerman Christopher Alexander 1792-1847 Born In Adolphustown
Ontario. Educated at Kingston; studied law and called to the ba...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
(Lord Dorchester era) One of the protesting members of Council ...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Named By Champlain De Genes 52
Levis Gaston-francois Chevalier De 1720-1787 Entered French Army
in 1735; named second in command to Montcalm, 1756; sailed for ...
Forsyth Richardson And Co
Fur trading firm, of Montreal. =Index=:
(General Brock era) Se...
Talbot Thomas 1771-1853 Rose To The Rank Of Colonel In The British
army, and for a time attached to the staff of Governor Simcoe. ...
Van Rensselaer Rensselaer 1802-1850 Son Of General S Van
Rensselaer of Albany, New York; for some time employed as a cle...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog Bryce Manitoba See Also Red River
Colony; Seven Oaks.
Incarnation Marie De L'
See Marie de L'Incarnation.
(Lord Dorchester era) Occupied by Montgomery, 123.
Fort Le Boeuf
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Established communication with Lake Erie...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 390.
Blake Edward 1833- Born In Adelaide Ontario Educated At Upper
Canada College and University of Toronto. Called to the bar of ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Their bravery, 7, 8; take up land...
Mclean Archibald 1791-1865 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada
with his father; educated at Cornwall Grammar School. In 1812 s...
Paris Treaty Of
Between England and France, signed 1763. Ceded
Canada to Brita...
Area 372,630 square miles. Vancouver Island became a
crown colony in 1849; ten years later the mainland was organized as a
separate colony; in 1866 island and mainland became one; and in 1871 the
colony became a province of the Dominion of Canada. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Organic
existence since 1859, or including Vancouver Island, since 1849, 1;
origin of name, 57; gold-fields, 22; created separate colony, 1858, 229;
early government of, 231-235; revenue, 232; roads, etc., 232, 237-238,
249-253; relations with the Hudson's Bay Company, 233; character of
early population, 241-243; formal establishment of colony at Fort
Langley, 1858, 245-246; Hill's Bar affair, 248-249; plans for
transcontinental road, 253-254; population in 1859, 256; agriculture,
256-257; financial problems, 258-262; dissatisfaction with dual
governorship, 289; popular grievances, 290-291; views of Douglas,
291-293; Legislative Council, 294-297; union of British Columbia and
Vancouver Island, 297-300, 308; British Columbia Legislature meets for
first time in Victoria, Dec. 17, 1867, 311; entry into Dominion,
311-316; terms of union, 313-315; first Legislative Assembly after the
union, 315; transcontinental railway, 317-328; population, 1900,328;
agriculture, 329-330; fisheries, 330-331; lumber, 332-333; minerals,
333-334; industrial problems, 335; oriental labour, 336-337; education,
338-340. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Opposition to entry into Confederation, 149; difficulties
removed, 149; terms of union, 149-150; union completed, July 20, 1871,
150; difficulties over building of Canadian Pacific Railway drive
province to verge of secession, 215, 233-234. =Bib.=: Begg, History of
British Columbia; Bancroft, History of British Columbia; Macdonald,
British Columbia and Vancouver's Island; Macfie, Vancouver Island and
British Columbia; Morice, The History of the Northern Interior of
British Columbia; Herring, Among the People of British Columbia;
Fitzgerald, The Hudson's Bay Company and Vancouver Island; Mayne,
Four Years in British Columbia; Baillie-Grohman, Sport and Life in
Western America and British Columbia; Metin, La Colombie Britannique;
Indians of British Columbia (R. S. C., 1888); Langevin, Report on
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