Canadian History Dictionary Churchill River
Rises in La Loche Lake, lat. 56 deg. 10' N., long. 109
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Wolfe's attachment to, 70, 72; Wolfe ent...
Newspaper, published at Quebec. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Separate Schools New Brunswick
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Public opinion aroused in Quebec,
York And Albany Frederick Augustus Duke Of 1763-1827 Second Son
of George III. Commanded British army in Flanders, 1793-1795.
Knutsford Henry Thurston Holland First Viscount 1825-
Represented Midhurst in Parliament, 1874-1885, and Hampstead, 1...
Stoney Creek Battle Of
Took place on June 5, 1813, when the American
troops, under Ge...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Commands German Troops 145 Joins Burgoyne At St Johns
147; his regret at Carleton's being superseded in military comm...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Post at Oswego to be established ...
(General Brock era) Expedition to, under Captain Muir, 274, 275...
Bib : Mockridge The Bishops Of The Church Of England In Canada And
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Executed, 435; monument to, 436.
Alexander Vii Pope 1599-1667 Born Fabio Chigi Elected Pope 1655
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144; arrives from France...
Notre Dame De La Recouvrance
First parish church of Quebec; built by
Champlain, 1633, and e...
Medley John 1804-1892 Born In London England Graduated At
Oxford, 1826; ordained priest, 1829; vicar of St. John's, Truro...
(General Brock era) Affair of, 82-86.
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Recognizes Arnold's Abilities 105 Ordered By Congress To
appoint commission for exchange of prisoners, 207; opposed to
(Lord Elgin era) History of, in Canada, 99; vigorous policy of ...
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
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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