Canadian History Dictionary Caen Emery De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Nephew of Guillaume, 137; left in com...
Gosselin Abbe Auguste 1843- Born At St Charles De Bellechasse
Quebec. Educated at Quebec Seminary and at Laval University. Or...
Bib : Dent Last Forty Years Mcmullen History Of Canada
Bourinot, Constitutional History of Canada; Egerton and Grant,
(Lord Dorchester era) British officer killed at Sault au Matelo...
Hamilton Alexander 1757-1804 American Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's o...
Bib : Morgan Can Men
(General Brock era) Commands on Island of St. Joseph, 202, 210;...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Inspector-general, retires...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Teaches school at Fredericksburg and M...
Simcoe John Graves 1752-1806 John Graves Simcoe Era Speaks In House Of Commons On
Constitutional Act, 7, 8; birth and family, 15; death of his fa...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Daughter of Abraham Martin, 146.
Cuthbert James Ross
(General Brock era) Of Berthier, forms a volunteer company,
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Shortt And Doughty Constitutional Documents
Le Tardif Olivier
Born in Normandy, 1601. Came to Canada, 1620, and
employed as ...
Fanning Edmund 1737-1818 Held Various Offices In The American
colonies before the Revolution. Removed to Nova Scotia, and in ...
(Count Frontenac era) At Quebec, 336. (Sir Frederick Haldimand ...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Morgan Cel Can
Sketch of part of the River Chateauguay, George Williams,
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Trade route to the interior, 163....
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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