Canadian History Dictionary Huron Lake
Area 23,200 square miles. Discovered by Le Caron, 1615,
Talbot Thomas 1771-1853 Rose To The Rank Of Colonel In The British
army, and for a time attached to the staff of Governor Simcoe. ...
Montreal Island Of
(Lord Dorchester era) Limit of French settlement, 8; governorsh...
Malartic Anne Joseph Hyppolite Count De 1730-1800 Born In France
In 1745 entered the army; and in 1749 came to Quebec as assista...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Repulse of British forces at, 18-...
Mccarthy Charles Justin
(Egerton Ryerson era) Martyr of early Canadian Methodism, 41.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian clergyman, performed marr...
La Terriere De Sales
Represented Saguenay in Assembly, 1844-1854;
appointed to Legi...
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
(Lord Dorchester era) American officer, demands surrender of Ca...
Sydney Thomas Townshend First Viscount 1733-1800 Entered
Parliament, 1754; lord of the treasury, 1765; war secretary, 18...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian minister, the first to co...
Fitzgibbon James 1780-1863 Born In Ireland Joined The Tarbert
Fencibles, 1798; served in Holland the following year, and in 1...
On south shore of St. Lawrence, above Montreal. =Index=:
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Transport ship wrecked in St. Law...
Loudon John Campbell Fourth Earl Of 1705-1782 General Index :
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Made commander-in-chief of British force...
(Lord Dorchester era) Feeling aroused among, in connection with...
Vergennes Charles Gravier Count De 1717-1787 Born In Dijon
Educated there at the Jesuit College. In 1740 entered the diplo...
Elgin James Bruce Eighth Earl Of 1811-1863 Lord Elgin Era His Qualities As A
statesman, 3-4; his success in Canada, 4; his lineage, 5-6; his...
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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