Canadian History Dictionary Bering Sea Question
Arose out of a dispute as to the seal-fisheries
of Bering Sea....
(Lord Sydenham era) Maiden name of Sydenham's mother, 4.
Newspaper, published at St. John. =Index=: (Tilley era) Brings
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
Lawrence Joseph W
(Tilley era) Supports Tilley in 1850, 10.
(Wilmot era) Appointed to Legislative Council, New Brunswick,
(General Brock era) General Harrison's encounter with Indians a...
(Bishop Laval era) Nephew of Huron chief, deserts to the Iroquo...
Built by the Hudson's Bay Company, in 1794, on the head
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812 See Also War Of 1812
Lacombe Albert 1827- Born At St Sulpice Quebec Ordained
priest, 1849, and immediately left for the western field. Labou...
Haldemans Of Pennsylvania
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Cousins of Sir Frederick Haldiman...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
La Valtrie Seraphin Marganne Sieur De 1643-1693 A Native Of St
Benoit de Paris. Obtained a lieutenancy in the Lignieres Regime...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Objects of, 495; Mackenzie attacks...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Servant of Madame Hebert, murdered by...
O'callaghan Edmund Bailey 1797-1880 Born In Ireland In 1823
emigrated to Canada, and practised medicine at Quebec. Edited t...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Juchereau De St Denis
(Count Frontenac era) Wounded in skirmish on Beauport flats,
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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