Canadian History Dictionary Biggar James L
(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 144.
(Bishop Laval era) Reached by Jolliet and Marquette, 146.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rebel captain, killed by Rangers, 32.
Sifton Clifford 1861- Educated At Victoria University Removed To
Manitoba and called to the bar of that province, 1882. Elected ...
Mount Allison College
Located at Sackville, New Brunswick. In 1858 an
Act of the New...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, returns to France, 208.
King's College Upper Canada
Granted royal charter, Mar. 15, 1827.
Bude General De
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's letters to, 116, 117,...
Richelieu Armand Jean Du Plessis Duc De 1585-1642 Born In France
In 1607 bishop of Lucon; entered politics, and in 1616 secretar...
Royal American Regiment
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Afterwards 60th Foot, Haldimand
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brings out stores for De Caen, 136.
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era A Man Ahead Of His Time 6 7 Speech On The Reform
Bill, 14, 15; his report on the Constitutional Act, 55; on the ...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Enters J A Macdonald's Law Office As A Student 6 Forms
partnership with Macdonald, 10; his letter to Macdonald on the ...
Gomara Lopez De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggests a canal through Isthmus of P...
Located at Halifax. Founded by George Ramsay, ninth
Earl of Da...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission to Hurons founded at, ...
Connor George Skeffington
Born in Ireland. Educated at Trinity
College, Dublin. Came to ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Following treaty of Paris, 7; its
(John Graves Simcoe era) Quaker, elected to Assembly, but, unab...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Shot for desertion, 73.
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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