Canadian History Dictionary Lusignan Paul Louis Dazemard De
Commanded Fort St. Frederic (Crown
Point) in 1749, when the Sw...
North end of Vancouver Island. See Fort McLoughlin.
Papineau Louis Joseph 1786-1870 Louis Joseph Papineau Era Tribune Of The People 1 A
melodious speaker, 1-3; compared with Cartier, 2; his parentage...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron tribe devoted to the French, 92...
(Wilmot era) Of Halifax, establishes first Madras school in St....
Bib : Hulbert Niagara River Spencer Falls Of Niagara
Index : Lord Sydenham Era Foreign Secretary And Afterwards Prime Minister 16 Death
of, 16. (General Brock era) Secretary of war, 81; deals with ma...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Lia...
(Count Frontenac era) Condemned by Champlain, 25; subject of di...
Hagarty Sir John Hawkins 1816-1900 Born In Dublin Educated At
Trinity College there. Came to Canada, 1834. Studied law, and c...
St Francis Xavier College
Located at Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Diocesan institution, know...
Eyre Eustache R
(John Graves Simcoe era) Fort major, 47.
Schurz Carl 1829-1906 Fled From Germany In 1849 After The
collapse of the revolutionary movement. Went to the United Stat...
Rises in Bennington county, Vermont, and flows into
the St. La...
Du Parc Jean Godet Sieur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Comes to Canada, 47; left in charge
De Peyster Arent Schuyler 1736-1832 Joined The 8th Regiment 1755
and served with distinction upon the British side in the Revolu...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Scarcity of, in Upper Canada, 182.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Shot for desertion, 73.
Bib : Clark The University Of Trinity College In Canada: An
Ency., vol. 4; Bethune, Memoir of Bishop Strachan.
A city of British Columbia, founded by Colonel R. C.
Moody in ...
British North America Act
The constitution of the Dominion; the Act
by which the scattered colonies of British North America were united in
one Confederation. Drafted at the Quebec Conference, 1864; discussed and
passed in the form of resolutions, in the Legislature of Canada, 1865;
put in final shape at the Westminster Conference, 1866; passed by the
Imperial Parliament, and proclaimed, 1867. The essential feature of this
Act, and that which distinguishes it most clearly from the Constitution
of the United States, is the provision that all matters not specifically
assigned to the provinces belong to the Dominion, the reverse being the
case under the United States Constitution. Broadly speaking, the Act
gives the Dominion exclusive jurisdiction over the regulation of trade
and commerce, the postal service, customs and inland revenue, military
and naval service, navigation and shipping, currency and coinage,
banking, weights and measures, patents and copyrights, naturalization,
Indians. To the provinces it gives exclusive jurisdiction over direct
taxation, management and sale of public lands, timber, provincial
prisons, hospitals, asylums, etc., municipal institutions,
administration of justice, education. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Conference in
London--Macdonald's letter to Tilley, 125-126; the sixty-nine
resolutions passed, 126; draft bill drawn up--completed bill submitted
to House, and received royal assent, March 29, 1867, 127; royal
proclamation fixes July 1 as date upon which it should come into force,
127; opposition develops in Maritime Provinces, 129; provides for
Intercolonial Railway, 151; and acquisition of North-West Territories,
156; question of legislative union, 245; federal system introduced by,
250; provincial rights under, 253; the franchise, 258. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Delegation
sent to London to see it through Parliament, 67; proposal to amend it in
the interests of the New Brunswick Roman Catholics, 77, 82; strained
relations of Macdonald and Cartier over terms of, 102-103. (Joseph Howe era) Passed by
Imperial Parliament, 192; opposed by Joseph Howe, 192; its repeal sought
by Nova Scotia Anti-Confederates, 204. (Tilley era) Quietly received in New
Brunswick, 127. =Bib.=: Bourinot, Constitution of Canada; Houston,
Constitutional Documents; Doutre, Constitution of Canada; Munro,
Constitution of Canada; Ashley, Constitutional History of Canada;
Gooch, Manual of the Constitution of Canada; Howland, The New Empire;
Confederation Debates, 1865; Pope, Confederation Documents.
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