Canadian History Dictionary Sullivan Robert Baldwin 1802-1853 Born In Bandon Ireland Came To
Canada with his father, 1819, and settled at York. Studied law ...
Bib : Works: Speeches Life Of Henry Clay Reminiscences For Biog
see Cyc. Am. Biog.
Montreuil Chevalier De
Served during the French campaigns in America
from 1754 to 175...
Dongan Thomas Earl Of Limerick 1634-1715 Colonial Governor Of New
York. Sent to America as governor, 1682. Resigned, 1688. Became...
On the Richelieu River. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Fort erecte...
Peters Samuel Leonard
(Tilley era) Uncle of Sir Leonard Tilley, 5.
Hampton Sir John Somerset Pakington First Baron 1799-1880 Sat For
Droitwich in British Parliament, 1837-1874; secretary for war a...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Selected As Seat Of Government And Later As Capital Of The
Dominion, 79. (George Brown Era) Selection of, as capital, oppo...
Haldimand Antoine Francois
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
Vincent De Paul Saint 1576-1660 Born In Pouay Studied For The
priesthood and ordained, 1600. In 1617 founded the Congregation...
Lancaster Joseph 1778-1838 Founded The Lancasterian System Of
education. In 1798 began teaching poor children on the Madras s...
Bib : Lovell Gazetteer
Fort Rupert Fort Charles Built By Gillam At Mouth Of Rupert
River, foot of James Bay, 1667. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) ...
On Hudson Bay, captured by Troyes, 206.
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent to Red River district ...
Bayfield Henry Wolsey 1795-1885 Born In Hull England Entered The
navy, 1806. Had a distinguished career in the navy, and served ...
Quebec Province Of
Area 351,873 square miles. Formed the principal
part of Canada...
Abercromby James 1706-1781 Entered The Army And Obtained
commission as major, 1742; lieutenant-colonel, 1744; colonel, 1...
The treaty of Washington having provided for a
commission, to ...
Discovered by John Cabot in 1497. First settlement made by
Jacques Cartier, in 1535, on the banks of the St. Charles. In 1608
Champlain founded the city of Quebec, almost on the spot where Jacques
Cartier had wintered; the country ceded to Great Britain by France, by
the treaty of Paris, 1763; civil government provided by Quebec Act,
1774; and a measure of responsible government by the Constitutional Act,
1791; invasion by Americans, 1775-1776; War of 1812; Rebellions of
1837-1838, in Upper and Lower Canada; union of Upper and Lower Canada,
1841; Confederation of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, 1867;
Manitoba added to the Dominion, 1870; British Columbia, 1871; Prince
Edward Island, 1873; provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta created,
1905. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Surrender of, 2; under military rule till conclusion
of peace, 2; acquisition of, by Britain, hastened American Revolution,
3; ceded by treaty of Paris to Great Britain, 7; its wide extent at that
time, 8; French population of, at cession, 9; English-speaking
population, 9; petition for restoration of its ancient limits, 61;
division of, into two provinces proposed, 248; political possibilities
after conquest, 253-257; boundaries of, not defined by Constitutional
Act, 260. (George Brown Era) Party government--origin of the double ministries, 81-82;
election frauds in 1857, 99-100; process of expansion--Confederation and
after, 264. (Lord Elgin era) First railway in, 99; early political conditions in,
17-40; difficulties connected with responsible government in, 26;
principles of responsible government, 228; her political system
contrasted with that of United States, 241 et seq. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Interests
French commanders and their men but little, 11; its vulnerable points,
17; its strong social and political organization gave it an advantage in
war, 24; but was unfavourable to internal development, 24. (Lord Sydenham era) Rapid
progress made in Anglicizing previous to passing of Quebec Act, 63;
unfortunate change of policy regarding, 64. (Count Frontenac era) Population of, 36, 55,
58, 131, 147, 148; poverty of impresses Sister Bourgeoys, 39; morals of
the people, 58, 59; overgoverned, 131; trade, 148; affected by all the
vicissitudes of mother country, 150, 151; "farmers" of revenue appointed
for, 154; Bishop St. Vallier's first description of country and
inhabitants, 192; Governor Denonville's description, 192; St. Vallier's
revised opinion, 193; real character of the people, 193-195; state of
depression throughout the country, 219, 240; drinking habits of people,
223; described by Laval as the country of miracles, 301; exhaustion of,
after departure of New England fleet, 305, 317. See also New France;
Cartier, Jacques; Cabot, John; Champlain; Quebec Act; Constitutional
Act; Union Act; Upper Canada; Lower Canada; Confederation.
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