Canadian History Dictionary Laval Guy De
(Bishop Laval era) Ancestor of Bishop Laval, 17.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vessel in which Recollet missionaries...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era His Discovery Of The Coast Of North America 211 Bib :
Murphy, Voyage of Verrazano; De Costa, Verrazano, the Explorer....
Raudot Jacques 1647-1728 Councillor To The Parliament Of Metz In
1674; and to the Cour des Aides at Paris, 1678. Came to Canada ...
Council Of Assiniboia
Appointed by the Hudson's Bay Company, for the
government of t...
Crooks Adam 1827-1885 Son Of James Crooks Born At West Flamboro
Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College and the University of...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Principle of, 17; Parkman on, 19.
Wellington Arthur Wellesley Duke Of 1769-1852 Entered The Army In
1787, and after serving in the Netherlands went to India in 179...
Founded at Quebec in 1779. The first public library in
(General Brock era) Issue of, in Upper Canada, 198. (Sir Freder...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Taxes imposed upon, by Legislature of ...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Recognizes Arnold's Abilities 105 Ordered By Congress To
appoint commission for exchange of prisoners, 207; opposed to
Newspaper published at Montreal. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Carti...
Pacific Fur Company
Organized by John Jacob Astor in 1810. Sometimes
known as the ...
Peyras Jean Baptiste
(Count Frontenac era) Member of Sovereign Council, 106; visits
Brebeuf Jean De 1593-1649 Born Of A Noble Family Of Normandy
Came to Canada, 1625; spent the winter of 1625-1626 among the
(Count Frontenac era) In command at Lachine, on occasion of
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor of Hudson's Ba...
The Relations were published in Paris, by the
provincial of th...
Justices Of The Peace
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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