Canadian History Dictionary St Augustine
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Retreating army halts at, 218; Levis hea...
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by English, 222....
Sifton Arthur L
(1858- ). Educated at Victoria University; called to
the bar, ...
Surveys proposed by the government of Canada in
1863. Three en...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Abraham Martin, 146.
The first chief-justice of the province of Quebec.
Quentin Bonaventure Sieur De Richebourg
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of
New France, 1...
Dunlop William 1795?-1848 Born In Scotland Served As A Regimental
surgeon in War of 1812 and in India. Came to Canada in 1826, wi...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Armed schooner of eighty tons, 113; Pr...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
(George Brown Era) A leader of the Clear Grits, 39. (Lord Elgin...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, assumes monastic habit, 149...
Port Au Mouton Acadia
(Samuel de Champlain era) De Monts stops at, 19.
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
Ridout Thomas G
(1792-1861). Born near Sorel. Removed with his
family to Niaga...
Tilley Thomas Morgan 1790-1870 Tilley Era Father Of Sir Leonard Tilley
born, 1790, 3; in lumber business, 4; dies, 1870, 4.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Their relations with the Iroquois, 52...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Established near Cataraqui, 265. ...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era His Rule At Sitka 44 His Character 44 His Death 1819
45, =Bib.=: Laut, Vikings of the Pacific.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sister of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
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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