Canadian History Dictionary Laurier Sir Wilfrid 1841- Born At St Lin Quebec Studied Law At
McGill University, and called to the bar, 1864. Entered public ...
St Lawrence Rapids
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Amherst loses a large number of m...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Takes Part In Rebellion Of 1837 Afterwards Edits
L'Avenir du Canada; member for Yamaska; offered and refuses sea...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Directs movements of fire rafts, 130.
Gourlay Robert Fleming 1778-1863 Born In The Parish Of Ceres
Fifeshire, Scotland. Attended St. Andrews University. Took part...
(John Graves Simcoe era) English constituency for which Simcoe ...
A member of the Society of Jesus. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era...
West side of Lake Champlain. Fort Frederic was built here
Mather Cotton 1663-1728 Count Frontenac Era On Failure Of Phipps's Expedition
302; on rescue of some men cast ashore on Anticosti, 304. =Bib....
See Sovereign Council.
(General Brock era) Indian superintendent at Amherstburg, 151; ...
Bib : Dent Can Por Morgan Cel Can Christie History Of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) King's surgeon, Montcalm carried into ho...
Bib : Works: Manuel Et Formulaire Du Notariat Fatenville Erreur
n'est pas Compte; Un Bonheur en Attire un Autre; Les Faus
Index : Bishop Laval Era Founder 1684 Of The Order Of Christian Brothers 125
Hamilton Alexander 1757-1804 American Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's o...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Que...
Head Sir Edmund Walker 1805-1868 Fellow Of Merton College Oxford
1830-1837; lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, 1847; governor...
Allen John Campbell
(Tilley era) Solicitor-general, New Brunswick, 1856, 41;
Established at Kingston. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hinc...
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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