Canadian History Dictionary Douville D'agneau
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Abandons French post at Toronto, ...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bill introduced, 99; rejec...
Canada First Association
(George Brown Era) Platform, 235; criticized by the
Price David Edward 1826-1833 Born In Quebec Interested In
lumbering. Sat in the Assembly for Chicoutimi and Saguenay, 185...
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Cass Lewis 1782-1866 Served Under General Hull In War Of 1812
Drew up Hull's flamboyant proclamation to the people of Canada....
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Vendremur Corneille De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, returns to France, 209.
(General Brock era) United States frigate, captures British tra...
Above Quebec. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Settlement of Christi...
The peasants of Quebec. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) More ind...
Finlay James Jr
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Joins XY Company, 14; on Pe...
On Hudson Bay. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Captured by Ibervill...
Served under Wolfe at Quebec. Wrote an account of the
Willis Michael 1799-1879 Born In Greenock Scotland Educated At
the University of Glasgow. A minister in Glasgow for a number o...
(Lord Sydenham era) Attempts to introduce after passage of Queb...
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Lord Falkland's Council, 69; declar...
Le Ber Pierre
(Bishop Laval era) House of charity established by, 245.
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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