Canadian History Dictionary Index : Wilmot Era Grants Charter To King's College Fredericton 49 Bib :
Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Nicolas Rivert, 146.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Imperial Parliament repeal...
Bib : Morgan Can Men
Coltman W B
A merchant of Quebec, and lieutenant-colonel in the
Bib : Kingsford History Of Canada Dent Upper Canadian Rebellion
and Last Forty Years; Read, Lives of the Judges.
(Wilmot era) Grandfather of Sir L. Tilley, 3. (Tilley era) Memb...
(Bishop Laval era) Established by La Salle in Illinois country,...
Miller James Andrew 1839-1886 Born In Galt Ontario Called To The
bar, 1863; judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Manitoba, 18...
Richardson John 1796-1852 Born Near Niagara Falls Ontario In
1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the batt...
Cartier Sir Georges Etienne 1814-1873 Sir John A Macdonald Era Associated With
Macdonald in MacNab-Tache ministry, 75; forms administration, 8...
Arthur Sir George 1784-1854 The Last Lieutenant-governor Of Upper
Canada, 1838-1841. The chief event of his tenure of office was ...
One of the leading traders of the North West Company
in the We...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Colonel Simcoe, 202. (John G...
A group of Tory leaders in Upper Canada, so nicknamed
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Captured by Major Carleton, 149.
(Lord Dorchester era) Accused in connection with Walker affair,...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) At Sillery, directs artillery fire on en...
Ripon George Frederick Samuel Robinson First Marquess 1827-
Succeeded his father as Earl of Ripon, 1859, and his uncle as E...
Roberval Jean Francois De La Roque Sieur De
A gentleman of Picardy,
born about the year 1500. By a commiss...
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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