Canadian History Dictionary Van Rensselaer Rensselaer 1802-1850 Son Of General S Van
Rensselaer of Albany, New York; for some time employed as a cle...
Chateau De Ramezay
At Montreal. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Purchased f...
Fer Jules De
(Lord Dorchester era) His report on loyalty of French-Canadians...
(John Graves Simcoe era) White settler among Grand River Indian...
(George Brown Era) An employee of the Globe, 256; shoots George...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's secretary, 108, 110, ...
Sifton Clifford 1861- Educated At Victoria University Removed To
Manitoba and called to the bar of that province, 1882. Elected ...
Index : Bishop Laval Era His Heroic Resistance To Iroquois At The Long Sault 39
69-72. =Bib.=: Parkman, Old Regime; Jesuit Relations, 1660; Fai...
(Sir James Douglas era) His expedition to Sacramento in 1841, 1...
Thompson S R
(Tilley era) Anti-Confederate candidate in St. John County, New...
Fay Jonas 1737-1818 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Vermont Emissary 209 Bib : Cyc Am
Longueuil Charles Colmer Grant Baron De
(Lord Sydenham era) Owner of "Alwington,"
(John Graves Simcoe era) Abuses in, 212.
Seaton Sir John Colborne First Baron 1778-1863 Served In Holland
Egypt, and Italy. Commanded a brigade under Wellington, 1810-18...
Daughter of Queen Victoria; born 1848. =Index=: (Lord Elgin era...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Ryerson Colonel Joseph
(Egerton Ryerson era) Father of Egerton Ryerson, a United
(Lord Dorchester era) American officer, demands surrender of Ca...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission at, 234.
Gisborne Frederick Newton 1824-1892 Came To Canada From England In
1845. Joined the staff of the British North American Electric T...
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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