Canadian History Dictionary Patriot
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzi...
Cape St Vincent
(General Brock era) British naval victory of, 10.
A native of France; in early life a medical student.
A religious order of women, in the Roman Catholic Church,
On the Saskatchewan. A notable place in the annals of
(Count Frontenac era) Vessel built by La Salle and lost in Lake...
Badgley William 1801-1888 Born In Montreal Studied Law And Called
to the bar, 1823. Member of the Legislative Assembly, 1847-1855...
Huntington Lucius Seth 1827-1886 Born At Compton Quebec Studied
law, and engaged in journalism, in the Eastern Townships. Elect...
Stairs W J
(Joseph Howe era) President of Anti-Confederation League, Nova ...
Colonial Conference 1894
Opened at Ottawa, June 28, with Mackenzie
Bowell in the chair....
(Count Frontenac era) Establishes college for boys at Quebec, 2...
Tierra Noeva, de los Bocalaos, Tavola Prima, Del Mundo
Jamet Father Denis
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary and commissary of...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Taxes imposed upon, by Legislature of ...
Carter Sir Frederic Bowker Terrington 1819-1900 Born At St
John's, Newfoundland. Studied law and called to the bar of Newf...
Morris James 1798-1865 Born In Scotland Came To Canada As A Child
with his parents; in business at Brockville with his brothers, ...
Intendant of New France, 1675-1682. His
commission invested hi...
(Bishop Laval era) Boarding school for children established at,...
Bienville Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De 1680-1768 Son Of
Charles Le Moyne, and brother of Iberville. Accompanied Ibervil...
(Sir James Douglas era) Named by Captain Cook, 21; Captain Doug...
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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