Canadian History Dictionary Panama Canal
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggested by Champlain, 5; undertaken...
Howe George Augustus Third Viscount 1724-1758 Came To Halifax
1757, in command of 60th Regiment. Transferred to command of 55...
Work Or Wark John 1792-1861 Born In Ireland Entered Service Of
Hudson's Bay Company, 1814; employed east of the mountains unti...
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(Sir James Douglas era) Or Derby, proposed as capital of Britis...
St Lawrence Gulf
The first authenticated voyage to the gulf is that
of Jacques ...
Fort William Henry
On Lake George. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Siege and
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, 115.
Jesuit father. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Death of, 11.
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Challenges Macdonald, but makes fran...
When Nicholson, with his fleet and New England
Fitzpatrick Sir Charles 1853- Born In Quebec Educated At Laval
University; studied law, and called to bar, 1876; chief counsel...
Macdonald Donald Alexander 1816-1896 Born In St Raphael's
Quebec. Engaged in business as railway contractor. Represented ...
Nelson Wolfred 1792-1863 Born In Montreal Practised Medicine And
served as a surgeon in the War of 1812. One of the leaders of t...
Tanguay Cyprien 1819-1902 Born In The City Of Quebec Graduated At
Quebec Seminary in 1839, and ordained priest 1843. In 1860 remo...
Peters Susan Ann
(Tilley era) Mother of Sir Leonard Tilley, 5.
(Lord Dorchester era) Introduction of, from France, prohibited,...
Marcy William Learned 1786-1857 William Lyon Mackenzie Era Governor Of New York
declines to surrender Mackenzie, 414. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
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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