Canadian History Dictionary Perrot Nicolas 1620-1697 Born In France Came To Canada And
entered the service of the government at Quebec. Went on severa...
Capital of the province of Manitoba. Founded about 1862. In
Newspaper published at Niagara. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Rid...
(Lord Dorchester era) American officer, demands surrender of Ca...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Recognized As Russian Territory By Convention Of 1825 118
Carleton Lady Maria
(Lord Dorchester era) Gains social popularity at Quebec, 162;
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Battle at, 22.
Allan Sir Hugh 1810-1882 Founder Of The Allan Line Of Steamships
Came to Canada from Scotland, 1826, and in 1831 entered the shi...
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
Boucher De Grosbois Et De Boucherville Pierre 1622-1717 Came To
Canada in 1634 with his father; served as a soldier of the litt...
Cook Dr Henry
(Tilley era) Tilley in his service, 7.
Handy Henry S
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Commander of "patriot" army, 427; ...
Dartmouth William Legge Second Earl Of 1731-1801 Lord Dorchester Era Succeeded
as secretary of state by Germain, 148.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Crisis approaching in, 287; Imperi...
Bayning Charles Townshend First Baron 1728-1810 Lord Dorchester Era His
criticism of Quebec Act, 66, 67. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Hampton Sir John Somerset Pakington First Baron 1799-1880 Sat For
Droitwich in British Parliament, 1837-1874; secretary for war a...
Caron Rene Edouard 1800-1876 Born In The Parish Of Ste Anne
Lower Canada. Educated at the Seminary of Quebec and at St. Pie...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Goes on embassy to Iroquois, 163; is ...
Mcgill James 1744-1813 Born In Glasgow Scotland Emigrated To
Canada. For some years engaged in the western fur trade; and in...
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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