Canadian History Dictionary Overman
(Samuel de Champlain era) Farmer of county of Renfrew, Ontario,...
(Bishop Laval era) Name given by Sulpicians to Montreal, 85; in...
Colebrooke Sir William Macbean George 1787-1870 After Serving In
the army, and as political agent in the East, became lieutenant...
Le Borgne De Belle Isle Emmanuel
(Samuel de Champlain era) Takes Fort St. Pierre, 236.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) A swamp, near Ste. Foy, 252.
Rises in Upper Columbia Lake, lat. 50 deg. 10', long.
Index : Tilley Era Elected Speaker Of New Brunswick Assembly 30 Bib :
Hannay, History of New Brunswick.
(George Brown Era) Origin of the name, 78.
Index : Count Frontenac Era In New France 56 Bishop Laval Era Beginning Of 119 Lord Dorchester Era Described
11; an obstacle to the transfer of land, 256; notaries favourab...
Bagot Sir Charles 1781-1843 Born In England Educated At Rugby And
Oxford; entered Parliament, 1807, becoming under-secretary for ...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party o...
Chateau St Louis
At Quebec. Commenced by Governor de Montmagny,
1647, and compl...
On north shore of St. Lawrence, Portneuf County.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, received gifts from Indians, 1...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission in Huron country, 92.
Harrison William Henry 1773-1841 Ninth President Of The United
States. =Index=: (General Brock era) United States general, his...
Loyalists United Empire
Name applied to the inhabitants of the
Thirteen Colonies who r...
(George Brown Era) Stimulated by British preference of, 1843, 3...
The treaty of Washington having provided for a
commission, to ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Of deeds in Upper Canada, system intro...
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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