Canadian History Dictionary Fur Trade
(Count Frontenac era) Burdensome restrictions on, 38, 154. (Sam...
(Lord Sydenham era) His description of Poulett Thomson, 43.
Second-in-command, under Admiral Saunders, before
(John Graves Simcoe era) Recommended by Simcoe as clerk of Coun...
(Count Frontenac era) Expedition against Montreal encamps at, 2...
(Lord Dorchester era) British, in America, 201; exchange of, af...
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
(Sir James Douglas era) Name of Russian settlement at Bodega Ba...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ancient Indian warrior, 38, 41, 42.
Index : George Brown Era Federal Union Of All British North American Provinces Not
acceptable to, 155; feeling in favour of Confederation all but
Indian chief. (Sir James Douglas era) His relations with Meares...
Winthrop Fitz-john 1639-1707 Born In Boston Massachusetts
Educated at Harvard. Going to England, served in the parliament...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Uncle of Champlain, officer in Spanis...
King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
Montmorency Henri Duc De 1595-1632 In 1620 Purchased The
viceroyalty of New France from the Comte de Soissons, his
Dorchester Guy Carleton First Baron 1724-1808 Lord Dorchester Era Birth And
parentage, 29; enters army, 29; lieutenant-colonel, 30; Wolfe's...
(George Brown Era) A leader of the Clear Grits, 39. (Lord Elgin...
Jay John 1745-1829 American Statesman And Jurist Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Negotiates treaty with Great Britain, 283, 286. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am...
Bib : Campbell History Of Nova Scotia
Jameson Anna Brownell 1794-1860 Author Married Robert Jameson
afterwards vice-chancellor of the Court of Equity of Upper Cana...
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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