Canadian History Dictionary Aubert Joseph
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of the Company of New France...
Louis Xvi King Of France 1754-1793 Succeeded To The Throne In
1774. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Public mourning ordered...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
Engaged in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company,
west of th...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Distributing Point For Snake River Country 7
Henry Alexander The Younger
Nephew of preceding. Entered service of
North West Company abo...
In command of a Boston privateer, did much damage to
See Redistribution Bill.
Garfield James Abram 1831-1881 Twentieth President Of The United
States. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Favourable to proposed Reci...
Founded at Montreal, 1784, in opposition to the
North West Com...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Battery at, captured, 182.
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
(Lord Dorchester era) In search for Strait of Anian, 26.
Dudley Joseph 1647-1720 Count Frontenac Era Provisional Governor Of Massachusetts
264. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Government makes provision...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Vessel in which Haldimand embarke...
La Rochefoucauld-liancourt Francois Alexandre Frederic Duc De
(1747-1827). Chiefly remembered because of his valuable and ent...
Barker T B
(Tilley era) Founder of business firm of St. John, 8.
Medical doctor. Resided at Burford Plains, near
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On Wabash River, 22.
Brown George 1818-1880 George Brown Era His Place As A Maker Of Canada Ix
complains that Upper Canada is inadequately represented and dominated by
Lower Canada, ix; an ardent advocate of Confederation, x; relations with
John A. Macdonald, x; and with Roman Catholic Church, x; his birth and
parentage, 1; character, 1; lifelong opposition to slavery, xi, 1-2;
views on Presbyterian Church government, 2; emigrates to America, 2;
establishes the British Chronicle at New York, with his father, 4;
comes to Canada, 1843, 4, 5; described by Samuel Thompson, 4-5;
establishes the Banner at Toronto with his father, 5-6; character of
the Banner, 5-7; begins fight for responsible government, 9-10;
establishes the Globe, 1844, 20; its objects, 20-21; speech before
Toronto Reform Association, 1844, 21-22; refuses to drink toast to
Metcalfe, 27-28; presents address to Elgin, 36; his quarrel with the
Clear Grits, 40; defeated in Haldimand by W. L. Mackenzie, 40; defines
political situation in 1850, 42-43; his reply to Cardinal Wiseman's
pastoral letter, 44-45; his political principles, 46-47; takes issue
with Hincks's government, 48-49; advocates secularization of Clergy
Reserves, 55-57; runs for Kent--his platform, 61; advocates free
schools, 62; views on higher education, 62-64; his election for Kent,
64; arouses French-Canadian hostility, 65; attacks Hincks-Morin
government, 66-67; increasing power in the Legislature, 69; prodigious
industry and capacity for work, 69; attitude towards Lower Canada and
Roman Catholic institutions, 70; advocates representation by population,
71; becomes the mouthpiece of Nonconformist sentiment in Upper Canada,
71; tribute of the Cobourg Star, 72-73; pen-picture by James Young,
73-74; growth of the Globe--its declaration of principles, 74-75; in
favour of prohibition, 75,76; defeats Malcolm Cameron in Lambton, 77;
the alliance with the Rouges, 78-79; his friendship with Dorion,
80-81; presses for representation by population, 84; attacked by
Macdonald, 87-91; his interest in prison reform, 91-93; personal charges
disproved, 93-97; elected for Toronto, 1857, 99; carries a motion
disapproving of selection of Ottawa as capital, 100; government defeated
and he forms administration, 101-102; relations with Sir Edmund Head,
103-104; defeated on question of dissolution, 106; the "Double Shuffle,"
106-108; his fight against negro slavery, 112-119; relations with Roman
Catholics, 121-128; opposes denominational schools, 121-123; and
clerical control, 123-128; views on Confederation, 130-132; 137-138; his
temporary retirement from public life, 139, 141; defeated in East
Toronto, 141; opposes "double majority," 143; sails for England, 1862;
interview with Duke of Newcastle, 143; marries Anne Nelson, 144;
reception in Toronto on his return, 144; assails Separate School Bill in
the Globe, 145; accepts Act of 1863 as a final settlement, 145, 146;
his letters on the political crisis, 1864, 150; proposes a federation
system of government either for Canada alone, or for all the British
North American provinces, 150; the negotiations looking towards
Confederation, 151-161; opposes an elective Senate, 164-165; well
satisfied with the results of the Quebec Conference, 165-166; convert to
Intercolonial Railway scheme, 166; explains the new constitution in
Toronto, 166-167; writes Macdonald from England on favourable reception
of the Confederation scheme, and deplores almost universal sentiment in
England in favour of Canadian independence, 167; his speech in
Parliament on Confederation, 171-175; writes of need of haste in putting
through Confederation, 182; opposes submission of Confederation scheme
to the people, 185; Macdonald's negotiations with, as to formation of
new administration, 189-191; accepts Belleau as premier, 191; his
interest in reciprocity, 192; differences with his colleagues on
reciprocity terms lead to his resignation from Cabinet, 193-197; his
connection with Confederation, 199-209; Holton's appeal to, 201; his
interest in the North-West Territories and their acquisition by Canada,
211-221; his connection with the Reciprocity Treaty of 1874, 223-233;
attacks protectionist budget, 233; hostile to Canada First party,
237-238, 239, 241; his family relations, 243-244; death of his wife, May
6, 1906, 244; his children, 244; writes Holton as to his retirement from
public life, 245-246; defines his attitude as a journalist, 246-247;
relations with Liberal leaders after his retirement, 247-248; farming on
his Bow Park estate near Brantford, 248; appointment to the Senate,
December, 1873, 248; the Simpson libel suit, 249-250; attacks Judge
Wilson in the Globe, 250-252; sued for contempt of court, 252; his
defence, 253; shot by George Bennett, 255-256; his death, May 10, 1880,
258; estimate of his character and public life, 258-265; as a
journalist, 265. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Cauchon's antagonism, 24; relations with Quebec
Liberals, 28; his policy of representation by population, 28; fights for
Protestant and English supremacy, 28; Cartier takes strong stand against
his aggressiveness, 68; comes into power with the Reformers, 99. (Lord Elgin era)
Arrives in Canada and enters journalism, 111; attacks French-Canadians,
112, 113-114, 137, 225; becomes leader of the Clear Grits, 112; enters
Parliament, 113; his influence there, 114; urges representation by
population, 117-118; attacks Hincks, 125, 140; distrusted by Liberals,
138; his warm support of Confederation, 225. (Egerton Ryerson era) Opposes Sir Charles
Metcalfe, 126; opposes separate schools, 224, 225-226; conflict with
Ryerson over separate schools, 233. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His speech before Reform
Association, Toronto, 1844, 223-224, 225; establishes Globe, March 5,
1844, 223-224; his relations to the Reformers and the Clear Grits, 224,
342; attacks Roman Catholicism, 343. (Tilley era) Makes overtures to government,
looking towards Confederation. 69; at Charlottetown Conference, 74, 75;
delegate to Quebec Conference, 76; opposes coalition government, 128.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defeated by W. L. Mackenzie, 486; relations with Mackenzie, 487;
Haldimand election, 488; Alexander Mackenzie's good offices, 496. (Sir John A Macdonald era)
Macdonald's great antagonist in Canadian public life, 51; pre-eminent
as a reformer, 52; comes to Canada from Scotland in 1844, 52; founds the
Globe, 52; his character, 52-53; contrasted with Macdonald, 53-54;
first opposes Clear Grits, then becomes their leader, 54; attacks racial
and religious ideals of Quebec, 54-55; question of Clergy Reserves, 55;
his solution of representation by population, 71-72; opposes proposal
for elective Legislative Council, 75; his quarrel with Macdonald, 80-81;
opposes separate school system, 82; forms ministry with Dorion--the
"Short administration," 85; its defeat, 86; his influence declining, 89;
opposes Sandfield-Macdonald-Sicotte ministry, 89; they join forces, 89;
proposes coalition to further Confederation, 92-93; enters Tache
ministry, 102; quarrel with Macdonald patched up, for the time, 102;
delegate to England in regard to Confederation, defence, reciprocity,
etc., 120-121; his entrance into coalition ministry largely due to Lord
Monck, 121; resigns from Cabinet, 123; supports Confederation, but
resumes old hostility to Macdonald, 123; attempts to break up coalition,
136-137; appointed to Senate by Mackenzie, 138. =Bib.=: Taylor, Brit.
Am.; Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty Years; Mackenzie, Life and
Speeches of the Hon. George Brown.
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