Canadian History Dictionary Nesbitt William
Accompanied Governor Cornwallis to Halifax. Acted as
Index : George Brown Era Comments On George Brown's Letter To Senator Simpson
249-250; had been supported by Globe in election contests, 250;...
Campbell Captain Dr Accused In Connection With Walker Affair 36
tried and acquitted, 38.
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Leaves Montreal for western...
Dongan Thomas Earl Of Limerick 1634-1715 Colonial Governor Of New
York. Sent to America as governor, 1682. Resigned, 1688. Became...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sympathy with rebels expressed in...
Murray Sir George 1772-1846 Born In Scotland Educated At
Edinburgh University, and entered the army, 1789. Served in Fla...
Judah Henry Hague 1808-1883 Born In London England Came To
Canada, and called to the bar, 1829. Represented Champlain in t...
(Lord Dorchester era) Citizen of Quebec, assists Americans, 120...
Lundy's Lane Battle Of 1814 British Troops Including Canadian
militia, numbered 1600 at the beginning of the battle, later in...
Mackenzie Donald 1783-1851 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada
in 1800, and engaged in the service of the North West Company f...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vessel in which Recollet missionaries...
Union Of 1841
(Joseph Howe era) Act did not concede full measure of responsib...
Robertson James 1839-1902 Born In Scotland Removed To Canada And
educated at the University of Toronto, Union Theological Semina...
Redpath Peter 1821-1894 Born In Montreal Educated At St Paul's
School there; engaged in business in his native town. Took a de...
Jack William Brydone 1819-1886 Born In Scotland Educated At St
Andrews University. Came to New Brunswick as professor of mathe...
Jefferson Thomas 1743-1826 Third President Of The United States
Vergennes Charles Gravier Count De 1717-1787 Born In Dijon
Educated there at the Jesuit College. In 1740 entered the diplo...
Constitutional Act 1791
The Act was designed to harmonize the
conflicting interests of...
Portland Railway Convention
(Wilmot era) Its object to secure a shorter route
to Europe, 1...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Question embitters public life of Upper Canada,
13, 28; nature and history of the dispute, 55-62; secularization of,
carried out by MacNab-Morin coalition ministry, 63; Macdonald introduces
bill, Oct. 17, 1854, 65; bill passed by Assembly, November 23, and by
Legislative Council, Dec. 10, 65; provisions of the bill, 65-66. (John Graves Simcoe era)
Created by Constitutional Act, 12, 156. (Lord Dorchester era) Created by Constitutional
Act, 267. (Lord Sydenham era) Designed for support of state church, 77; treatment of,
in Durham's report, 93; conflict over, 238-244; Sydenham's plan for
settlement of questions, 245-246; attitude of Reform party respecting,
246; bill recommended by governor passed and sent home for approval,
248; question settled by Imperial Parliament, 249. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Set apart by
Constitutional Act, 1791, 42; William Morris's connection with, 83; and
Upper Canada College, 192; and Ryerson, 240; pressing for settlement,
339; secularization of, advocated by Clear Grits, 342; history of
question, 343-349. (George Brown Era) Tache advises French-Canadians to oppose
secularization of, 48; history of question, 51-60. (Egerton Ryerson era) Ryerson enters
the controversy, 19, 26-27; endowment of established church provided
for, in Act of 1791, 34-35; influence of John Strachan, 36-37;
dominance of Church of England party, 38-40; extent and value of the
Reserves, 47; question comes up in Legislature, 47; claims of Church of
Scotland, 48-49; petition and claims referred to select committee of
British House of Commons, 1827, 50; Ryerson proposes sale and
appropriation of proceeds to general educational purposes, 115; Sir
George Arthur proposes division among various religious bodies, 119;
Ryerson's attitude towards division, 119-120. (Lord Elgin era) Granted to Protestant
clergy by Constitutional Act, 1791,102; Baldwin's attitude towards,
102-103; La Fontaine's attitude towards, 102-103; Canadian Legislature
receives power to settle question, 119; settlement delayed, 126, 132;
secularization proposed by Sicotte, 126-127; secularization a condition
of MacNab-Morin coalitions, 140; history of the question, 145-169;
report of select committee, 147; Imperial Act passes, 158-159; its
repeal proposed by Price, 161; value of the Reserves, 161--162;
provincial Legislature given power to vary or repeal Union Act, and to
settle Clergy Reserves, on certain conditions, 167; bill introduced by
John A. Macdonald, finally settling question, 168; terms of bill, 168.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Created by Constitutional Act, 70; details of, 70; Durham on, 71;
Mackenzie's views on, 94-95; grievance report on, 72; Glenelg's
position, 283. =Bib.=: Lindsey, The Clergy Reserves; Hincks's Letters
in Montreal Herald, December, 1882; Dent, Last Forty Years;
Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada; Ryerson, Story of my Life;
Bethune, Memoir of Bishop Strachan.
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