Canadian History Dictionary Wilmot Thomas
(Wilmot era) Born, 1679, son of William Wilmot, 3.
Fox Charles James 1749-1806 British Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Thought Quebec Act should have been introduced in Commons, 66; ...
At Quebec. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Foundation st...
City of Ontario, on the Grand River. Named after Joseph
Area 10,000 square miles. Discovered by Brebeuf and
(Count Frontenac era) Clerk to attorney-general, 106.
Bude General De
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's letters to, 116, 117,...
La Rochebeaucour De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Second aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; form...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Pilot of Montcalm's squadron, 81.
(Lord Dorchester era) Their grievances, 5. (John Graves Simcoe ...
Newspaper published at London, England; established, 1785.
Correspondent And Advocate
Newspaper. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper,
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
Second-in-command, under Admiral Saunders, before
Niagara Newark Settled By Loyalists About 1782 Selected By
Simcoe ten years later as the capital of Upper Canada, and name...
Steinhauer Henry Bird 1804-1885 A Full-blooded Chippewa Indian
Born in the Ramah Indian settlement, Lake Simcoe, Ontario. Adop...
(Count Frontenac era) Erected at Cataraqui, 83; conceded to La ...
Papineau And His Time
Despatches to and from Colonial Office, Serie
G. Colonial Offi...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Upper ...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Indian Tribe Enemies Of The English 16 Joseph Howe Era Howe
interests himself in their welfare, 245; his report on their co...
Cartier Sir Georges Etienne 1814-1873 Sir John A Macdonald Era Associated With
Macdonald in MacNab-Tache ministry, 75; forms administration, 86-88;
member of mission to England to confer with British government on
Confederation, defence, reciprocity, etc., 120; acquisition of
North-West Territories, 156-157; supports demand of Red River for
self-government, 160; takes advantage of Macdonald's illness to attempt
to forestall the Wolseley expedition, 161-162; leads the House during
Macdonald's absence in Washington, 173; defeated in Montreal, his
influence weakened in Quebec, 195; his early life and alliance with
Macdonald, 266; his splendid work for Confederation and its inadequate
recognition, 267; the C. B. replaced by a baronetcy, 267; his defeat in
Montreal East, 1872, 268; his death in England in 1873, 268; Macdonald's
tribute to, on unveiling of his statue, 268. (Tilley era) Delegate to England in
union negotiations, 63; at Charlottetown Conference, 74; at Quebec
Conference, 76; presented to the queen, 124; in first Confederation
ministry, 129. (Louis Joseph Papineau era) A man of action, 1; lacking hi personal magnetism, 2;
compared with Papineau, 2; blames Papineau and his friends for expelling
Mondelet from Assembly, 72. (Lord Elgin era) On Papineau's responsibility for
amendment to Union Act, 122; first elected to Legislature in
1849--government candidate for speakership in 1854, defeated, 135,136;
his statue, 226. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Follows Papineau, 1; subsequent loyalty to British
constitution, 1; born at St. Antoine, on the Richelieu, 3; a descendant
of Jacques Cartier, 3; parentage, 3; education, 3-5; Papineau's
influence, 5; studies law with Edouard Rodier, 7; Rodier's influence, 7;
the poet of Les Fils de la Liberte, 7; takes part in the Rebellion, 7,
8; his escape and exile, 8-9; returns to Montreal, 9; statesmanlike
attitude towards Union Act, 16; takes the field against D. B. Viger, 17;
his maiden speech, 17, 19; bitterness against Papineau, 18; enters the
Assembly, 1849, for Vercheres, 21; a born leader, 21; offered seat in
Hincks-Morin ministry, 1851, and again in 1853, 22; enters Cabinet,
1855, 22; his law practice, 22-23; causes of his success as a political
leader, 23-24; and clerical influence, 28; helped by Radicalism of
Liberals, 29; defeated at general election, 1872, by Le Parti
National, 30; member of Executive Council, 1855, 31; alliance with Sir
Allan MacNab and John A. Macdonald, 31, 33; urges settlement of
Seigniorial Tenure, 32; his political principles, 32-33; defends
alliance with Upper Canada Conservatives, 33-34; bitterly attacked in
Vercheres election, 34; breadth of his political activities, 35;
reorganizes system of public instruction, 37-38; protects interests of
Protestant minority, 38; establishes judicial districts, 38; codifies
the laws, 39; gives civil status to parishes, 39-40; his independence,
40-41; his interest in railways and other means of transportation,
45-50; his connection with Pacific Scandal, 53-54; works for
Confederation, 55-56; insists on the federal principle, 57-58; and
Confederation, 59-65: delegate to London to see British North America
Act through Parliament, 67; guest of the queen, 67; elected practically
without opposition, 67; premier of Canada, 1858, 62, 67; advises Lord
Monck to intrust Tache with duty of forming Cabinet, 68; purchase of
Hudson's Bay Company's territories, 68; his definition of the position
of French-Canadians, 69; ignores Bishop Tache's warning as to trouble in
North-West, 70; introduces Manitoba Bill, 71; safeguards interests of
Roman Catholics in Manitoba as to their schools, 71-73; separate schools
in New Brunswick, 73; defends federal policy of non-interference, 74-76;
loses support of the Ultramontanes, 79-84; defeated in Montreal East,
84; his illness, 85; resigns upon defeat of Militia Bill, 1862, 87;
reorganizes the militia, 1868, 87-88; his speeches on British
connection, 92; protests against withdrawal of British troops, 92; his
political wisdom, 98; establishes political union of the country,
99-100; secret of his Power, 101; relations towards Macdonald, 101-103;
his character and policy, 105-108; his personal appearance, 108; his
optimism and humour, 109-110; his conservatism, 111; advice to his
fellow-countrymen, 112; views on property, 113-114; his economic creed,
115-116; Sir Wilfrid Laurier on, 116-117; religious views, 117; early
home influences, 118-122; his social qualities, 122-124; difficulty over
his refusal of the honour of C. B., 124-129; made a baronet, 128;
quarrel with Wolseley, 130; his last appearance in Parliament, 131; his
health breaks down, 131-132; his death in London, May 23, 1873, 132. (George Brown Era)
And the "Double Shuffle," 107; called on in 1864 to form ministry, but
fails, 149; Brown's motion for constitutional changes, 1864, 150;
meeting with Brown, 152; Brown's alliance with, for Confederation, 153;
suggested by John A. Macdonald as premier of coalition ministry, 191;
asks Brown to reconsider his resignation, 196; his prejudice against the
Rouges, 200; compared with Joseph Howe, 204. (Joseph Howe era) Accompanies Sir John
Macdonald to Halifax in 1868, 210. =Bib.=: Author of Speeches on the
Militia Bill, and of the popular song, O Canada! Mon Pays, Mes
Amours! For biog., see David, Esquisse Biographique; Morgan, Cel.
Can.: Taylor, Brit. Am.: Dent. Can. Por. and Last Forty Years;
Turcotte, Sir G. E. Cartier.
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