Canadian History Dictionary Thomas John 1725-1776 Born In Marshfield Mass Surgeon In A
regiment sent to Annapolis Royal, 1746; and in 1747 surgeon, an...
Marsolet Nicolas 1587-1677 Came To Canada From France About 1608
and for many years an interpreter for the Montagnais and Algonq...
(General Brock era) Ceded to Britain with surrender of Detroit,...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formed, 253. (Lord Dorchester era...
Steuben Frederick William Augustus Henry Ferdinand Baron Von
(1730-1794). Served through Seven Years' War. In 1777 offered h...
Studied law at Lincoln's Inn, and called to the bar,
1791. In ...
Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, 1827. Studied law
and called ...
Perceval Spencer 1762-1812 General Brock Era British Prime Minister
assassinated, 192. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Hincks Sir Francis 1807-1885 Lord Elgin Era Appointed Inspector-general By
Sir Charles Bagot, 31; on Metcalfe, 38; returned in elections o...
Charles Ii 1630-1685 King Of England Succeeded To The Throne
1660. =Index=: (Wilmot era) Annuls charter of London and other ...
(Tilley era) Master of Madras School, Gagetown, New Brunswick,
Rae W G
(Sir James Douglas era) Expedition on behalf of Hudson's Bay Co...
Sketch of part of the River Chateauguay, George Williams,
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Congregation de Notre Dame, 91...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era His Interview With La Fontaine Discusses Constitutional
government, 172-173, 174, 175, 176.
(Lord Dorchester era) Attempts to create discontent on the subj...
Hull William 1753-1825 Born In Derby Conn Educated At Yale
University, and called to the bar, 1775. Served with distinctio...
(Lord Dorchester era) Montreal merchant, treasonable proceeding...
Falkland Lucius Bentinck Viscount
Governor of Nova Scotia,
1840-1846. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)...
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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