Canadian History Dictionary Fidalgo Salvador
Accompanied Elisa to North-West Coast, 1790;
founded a Spanish...
Clark George Rogers 1752-1818 American Frontier Leader Index :
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Rebel leader, his cruel treatment...
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of the vessels of Company of New ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, 159.
Saunders Sir Charles 1713-1775 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy
in 1727, becoming lieutenant in 1734. In 1739-1740 served under...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Shoots at Mackenzie, 364; his trea...
Cathcart Charles Murray Earl 1783-1859 Served In Holland 1799
saw service through Peninsular War; fought at Waterloo; assumed...
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits an...
(Lord Dorchester era) Conducts Carleton safely to Three Rivers,...
Index : General Brock Era Speaker Of Lower Canada Assembly His Commission As
lieutenant-colonel of militia cancelled by Governor Craig, 105;...
Newcastle Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton Duke Of 1811-1864
Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; an...
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel, seized by the English,...
(Bishop Laval era) Commander of Fort Frontenac, 223; repels att...
Rae W G
(Sir James Douglas era) Expedition on behalf of Hudson's Bay Co...
Debartzch P D
Engaged in journalism. First elected to the Assembly
of Lower ...
Said to have been named by La Salle's men, in derision of his
(General Brock era) British corvette, fired on by United States...
La Grange-trianon Mlle De
(Count Frontenac era) Becomes wife of Frontenac, 63.
(Lord Dorchester era) Following treaty of Paris, 7; its
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Proposed Government Subsidy In Connection With University
scheme, 29; college and its property secularized, becoming Univ...
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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