Canadian History Dictionary Cumberland William Augustus Duke Of 1721-1765 Second Son Of
George II. Commanded British armies in Flanders and Hanover. =I...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Chaplain to 34th Regiment, forbid...
(Count Frontenac era) Seizes government of New York, 266.
Palmer Edward 1809-1889 Tilley Era Represents Prince Edward Island At
Quebec Conference, 77.
Montpensier Mlle De
(Count Frontenac era) Mme. Frontenac's relations with, 63.
Fort de Frontenac ou Katarakouy, 13 Novembre 1685. Photo
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ancient Indian warrior, 38, 41, 42.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet priest, 149.
Haldimand Sir Frederick 1718-1791 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Descent And Birth 1-3
antagonism to French nation, 3; joins Prussian army, 3; previou...
(General Brock era) Occupation of, by United States, 139.
Cameron Sir Matthew Crooks 1822-1887 Born In Dundas Ontario
Educated at the Home District Grammar School, Toronto, and at U...
Grey Charles Second Earl 1764-1845 Distinguished British
statesman, noted particularly for his connection with the first...
Amiens Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France, March 25,
Lalemant Jerome 1593-1673 Superior Of Jesuit Missions In Canada
1645-1650, and 1659-1665. A missionary to the Hurons until 1645...
Smith Adam 1723-1790 Political Economist Filled Successively The
chairs of logic and of moral philosophy at Glasgow. In 1766 pub...
Crawley Edmund Albern 1799-1880 Graduated From King's College
Windsor; studied law under James W. Johnstone, and called to th...
Born in Scotland. Came to Canada, and entered
the service of t...
Queenston Heights Battle Of
In War of 1812. Brock commanded the
British forces, consisting...
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 259, 263.
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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