Canadian History Dictionary Red River Rebellion
See Riel Rebellion, 1869-1870.
Vergor Duchambon De
In command of Fort Beausejour, 1745. A
confederate of the inte...
Lamberville John De 1633-1714 Jesuit Missionary To The Onondagas
forced to leave his mission in 1687, because of Denonville's ex...
Thornton Sir Edward
Born in London, England, 1817; son of Sir Edward
Plan de la Ville de Montreal, dans la Nouvelle France, fait
The main route of the fur traders, from Hudson Bay to
Jones Jonas 1791-1848 Educated At Cornwall Under John Strachan
Served as an officer of militia during the War of 1812-1814, at...
Coureurs De Bois
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Described, 17, 18; furnished recruits to...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Signs Annexation Manifesto 81 Bib : Morgan Cel
Can.; Weir, Sixty Years in Canada.
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era His Letter To Canadians 128 Pillon's Treasonable
correspondence with, 278. =Bib.=: Memoires, etc., de Lafayette;...
Canadian Contingents In The Boer War 1899-1902 Consisted Of The
Royal Canadian Infantry, Canadian Mounted Rifles, Royal Canadia...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Editor of Mesplet's publications,...
(Bishop Laval era) Laval's interest in, 77; arrival of colonist...
Ste Croix River
Also known as Schoodiac and Passamaquoddy. Rises in
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary, 87; sails for Ca...
Gosford Archibald Acheson Second Earl Of 1775?-1849
Governor-general of Canada, 1835-1838. =Index=: (Louis Joseph P...
Saumarez Sir Thomas
(General Brock era) His letter to Brock from Halifax, 223.
Low Albert Peter 1861- Born In Montreal Educated At Mcgill
University, graduating in 1882 with honours. Appointed to Geolo...
Campbell Captain Dr Accused In Connection With Walker Affair 36
tried and acquitted, 38.
Lalemant Jerome 1593-1673 Superior Of Jesuit Missions In Canada
1645-1650, and 1659-1665. A missionary to the Hurons until 1645...
Dorion Sir Antoine Aime 1818-1891 Educated At Nicolet College
Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1842. Represented
Montreal in Legislature, 1854-1861. Formed administration with George
Brown, 1858. Defeated by Cartier in Montreal, 1861. Provincial secretary
in Sandfield Macdonald-Sicotte government, 1862. Succeeded Sicotte as
attorney-general, 1863. Minister of justice in Mackenzie government,
1873-1874. Chief-justice of Quebec, 1874-1891. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Opposes
political domination of the priesthood, 45-46; leader of the Rouge
party in Quebec, 64, 102; opposes Confederation, 115, 118, 142; moves
amendment on Intercolonial route, 152; refuses to act upon Pacific
Scandal Commission, 205. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader, and disciple of Papineau,
25; his followers, and their revolutionary programme, 26; accepts policy
of representation by population, 28; his radicalism keeps him in
opposition, 29; offered seat in administration of 1858 by Cartier, and
declines, 106-107. (Lord Elgin era) Signs Annexation Manifesto, 81; member of the
Parti Rouge, 108; becomes less radical in his views, 134. (George Brown Era) Leader
of the Rouges--his character--friendly relations with George Brown,
80-81; consulted by Brown as to forming ministry, 101; enters his
government, 102, 105, 106; his part in converting George Brown to
Confederation, 132; moves resolution favouring union of the Canadas in
1856, 132; pledged to settlement of question, 132; opposed to coalition,
160; his speech against Confederation, 175-178, 207; his motion for
adjournment defeated, 185; opposed to Brown entering coalition ministry,
199. =Bib.=: Taylor, Brit. Am.; Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty
Years; Willison, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Liberal Party.
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