Canadian History Dictionary Brown John Gordon 1827-1896 Brother Of George Brown Born In
Scotland. Educated in Edinburgh and New York. In 1844 engaged o...
Macnab Sir Allan Napier 1798-1862 Born At Newark Now Niagara
Ontario. On the American invasion of Canada joined the army in ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Imprisoned on charge of treason, ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) On Haldimand. 291.
(General Brock era) Purchase of Louisiana by, 42; consequent ch...
Ashburton Alexander Baring Baron 1774-1848 Entered Parliament In
1806. Opposed measures against American commerce. President of ...
Served in the siege of Quebec. On July 29, 1759, in
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Uncle of Sir Frederick Haldimand,...
Mercier Honore 1840-1894 Born At Ste Athanase Quebec Educated
at the Jesuit College, Montreal. In 1865 called to the Quebec b...
Martinez Estevan Jose
Accompanied Perez to North-West Coast in 1773
as pilot. In 178...
Le Tardif Olivier
Born in Normandy, 1601. Came to Canada, 1620, and
employed as ...
Plan Du Fort De Lapresentation 1752 Sur La Riviere De Katarakoui
Photo copy. Original in the Depot de Fortifications des Colonie...
(Bishop Laval era) Ancestor of Laval, 17.
Annand William 1808-1892 Born In Halifax County Entered The Nova
Scotia Assembly as one of the members for Halifax, 1836; financ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Wife of William Lyon Mackenzie, gr...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Negotiates restoration of Quebec, 220...
Creighton John 1794-1878 Born In Nova Scotia Called To The Bar
1816, and created Q. C. by royal warrant, 1845. Sat in the Legi...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded the volunteers who first climb...
Franklin Sir John 1786-1847 Served At Trafalgar In The
Bellerophon. Headed overland expedition of 1819-1822, from York...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French frigate, loads stores at Sorel, 2...
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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