Canadian History Dictionary Burel Brother Gilbert
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, 152; returns to France, 208.
(George Brown Era) Origin of the double ministries, 81. (Lord S...
Jones Alfred Gilpin 1824-1906 Born At Weymouth Nova Scotia Of
United Empire Loyalist stock. Built up great shipping industry ...
Porto Rico Island
(Samuel de Champlain era) Taken and abandoned, by English in 15...
Hertel De Rouville
(Lord Dorchester era) Appointed judge, 183.
Cuoq Jean-andre 1821-1901 Entered The Sulpician Order In 1843 And
came to Canada two years later. Devoted his life to a minute st...
Bib : Hubert Hervey: A Memoir For Biog See Who's Who
Wilson Sir Adam 1814-1891 Born In Edinburgh Educated In That
city. In 1830 came to Canada; studied law under Robert Baldwin ...
Walsingham William De Grey First Baron 1719-1781 Lord Dorchester Era
Solicitor-general of England, his views on Canadian laws, 62. =...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Three Rivers founded by, in 1634,...
Bib : Campbell History Of Nova Scotia
La Galissonniere Rolland-michel Barren Comte De
Came to New France
as administrator of the government until th...
(Lord Elgin era) Depression in Canada following Britain's adopt...
Brown John Storrow
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) With Papineau at St. Charles meetin...
Index : General Brock Era Becomes Colonel Of Glengarry Fencibles 180 Bib :
Lucas, Canadian War of 1812; Macdonell, Sketches Illustrating t...
Forget Amedee Emmanuel 1847- Born In Ste Marie De Monnoir
Quebec. Studied law and called to the bar of Quebec, 1871. Secr...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Newspaper Published At Queenston May 18 1824 85
reviews condition of provinces, 86, 87; topics discussed in, 94...
Douglas Sir Howard 1776-1861 Entered The Army 1794 Commanded A
regiment at Quebec, 1797; served at Corunna and Flushing, 1809....
First described from actual observation by Father
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, goes to Fort Ste. Anne in Cap...
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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