Canadian History Dictionary Fireships
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ineffectual employment of by French, 98;...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, 115.
Newspaper, published at St. John. =Index=: (Tilley era) Brings
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, assists in taking Fort St. ...
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Stoney Creek Battle Of
Took place on June 5, 1813, when the American
troops, under Ge...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Great-nephew of Haldimand, 312.
Gunn Donald 1797-1878 Born In Falkirk Scotland Entered The
service of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1813. Left the service, 18...
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Era Follows Papineau's Leadership 34 Urges Him To Accept
mission to England, to oppose union of Canadas, 45. =Bib.=: Cyc...
Cockburn James 1819-1883 Born In Berwick-on-tweed England Came
to Canada, and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1846. Practis...
Bib : Bancroft History Of The North-west Coast
(Bishop Laval era) Algonquian chief, joins Dollard at Long Saul...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
Duplessis De Ste Helene Mere Andre
(Bishop Laval era) Her piety, 92.
(Count Frontenac era) La Barre's army encamps at, 184.
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Correspondence Between The Late Commodore
Stephen Decatur and Commodore James Barron.
Daly John Corry Wilson 1796-1878 Born In Liverpool England For
some time an assistant surgeon in the navy. Emigrated to the Un...
Monck Sir Charles Stanley Fourth Viscount 1819-1894 Born In
Ireland. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin; and called to the...
Aillon Father De La Roche D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet interpreter and
Le Moyne De Serigny Joseph 1668-1734 Son Of Charles Le Moyne And
brother of Iberville, Bienville, and St. Helene. Accompanied Ib...
Canadian Pacific Railway
The contract for construction of the railway
was signed Oct. 21, 1880, the surveys having already been carried out
under the direction of Sandford Fleming. Work was begun on the railway
in May, 1881, and the last spike driven by Sir Donald A. Smith (now Lord
Strathcona), Nov. 7, 1885. A summary of the evolution of the project
will be found in Johnson's First Things in Canada. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era)
Compact with British Columbia for its construction, 150; the Pacific
Scandal, 200-211; difficulties of construction, 232; terms of agreement,
233; Mackenzie government adopts policy of government ownership, 233;
Macdonald, on his return to power, reverts to original scheme, 234;
contract signed September, 1880, and railway completed in five years,
234; Mackenzie's views as to time needed for completion, 234-235; Blake
attacks railway policy, 235; Globe criticizes, and British financiers
pessimistic, 235; directors of the syndicate, 236; terms of contract,
236; Howland syndicate, 237; financial difficulties, 237; last spike
driven at Craigellachie, Nov. 7, 1885, 238; problems of operation, 238;
what the great enterprise means to Canada, 238-239; its military value,
239; conflict with Manitoba as to its monopoly of transportation,
284-285; its effect on Macdonald government, 301. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) First charter
engineered by Cartier, 51; the railway the crowning work of
Confederation, 51; its eastern terminus, 52; the Allan Company and the
MacPherson Syndicate, 53; the Pacific Scandal, 53-54; bill in
Parliament, 131. (George Brown Era) Its building approved by country as a measure of
national growth and expansion, 241. (Sir James Douglas era) Revolutionizes old conditions
of trade in British Columbia, 265; Imperial government asked to
guarantee its completion, 315; delays in building, 317, 323; movement
for a transcontinental railway, 317-318; negotiations, 318-320; Pacific
Scandal, 321; Carnarvon Terms, 320-322; building operations, 324-326;
completion, 1885, 326; terminus, 327. =Bib.=: Hopkins, Canada: An
Ency., vol. 2; Parkin, The Great Dominion; Begg, History of the
North-West; Fleming, Reports on Canadian Pacific Railway, 1874, 1877,
1878, 1879, 1880.
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