Canadian History Dictionary Railways
(Lord Elgin era) History of, in Canada, 99; vigorous policy of ...
Organized as a provisional district in 1882. It then
An Indian town, which stood near the mouth of the St.
An Accurate Map Of North America
Describing and distinguishing the
British, Spanish, and French...
Henry Alexander The Elder 1739-1824 One Of The Pioneer Fur
traders in north-western America. Born in New Jersey. Entered t...
Bernetz Chevalier De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands battalion of Royal Roussillon
Beauharnois Charles Marquis De 1670-1749 Entered French Navy
1686, and rose to the rank of admiral in 1748. In 1726 appointe...
(Lord Elgin era) Measures relating to, passed by second La
Index : Bishop Laval Era Bishopric Of Quebec Offered To 25 Count Frontenac Era Preaches Funeral
sermon on Champlain, 27. (Samuel de Champlain era) Celebrates m...
Born in Edmonton, Alberta. Educated at the Red River
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
(Count Frontenac era) First given in Canada, 59. See also Amuse...
Barrington William Wildman Second Viscount 1717-1793 Entered
Parliament, 1740. Lord commissioner of Admiralty, 1746; a privy...
Bib : Denys History Of Acadia
Ontario. Plan of the new settlement from Point a Bodet
Monts Pierre Du Guast Comte De 1560-1611 In 1603 Became Head Of
the Company formed by Champlain to plant colonies in New France...
Capital of the province of Ontario. The name is of Huron
(General Brock era) British corvette, fired on by United States...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Nicole...
A group of Tory leaders in Upper Canada, so nicknamed
by their political opponents because they held power as a distinct
group, allied by bonds of political, social, and religious sympathy.
Term also used in other provinces, in connection with somewhat similar
conditions. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Their loyalty tested, 10; Durham's view of,
62, 65, 66; great influence of, 66; lasting and extensive monopoly of
power, 66; decides on Gourlay's destruction, 89; destroys Colonial
Advocate, 115; incensed at Lord Goderich's concessions, 230; secures
Head's sympathy, 302. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Its character and aims fiercely debated, 13;
opposition to, of Macdonald, Draper, and Morris, 27. (Lord Sydenham era) Its beginning,
77; its foundations laid by Governor Simcoe, 78; attempt to identify
Reform party with Mackenzie's rebellious proceedings, 85; condemned by
Durham in his Report, 96; criticisms of Report, 97-104; Sir George
Arthur allies himself with, 110; opposed to union of provinces, 130;
Sydenham's opinion of, as given by Colonial Gazette, 138; its
controlling influence, 177; not a political party, 179; not specially
connected by family relationship, 180. (George Brown Era) Rebellion in Upper Canada
attributed by Durham to ascendancy of, 11. (Lord Elgin era) Fight against, 21;
attacked by Hume Blake, 69; Mackenzie ill-used by, 91; selfishness of
its members, 92; Bishop Strachan and, 150. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Its character, 11-12;
denounced by W. L. Mackenzie, 13; opposed to union of the Canadas, 61;
its restoration hoped for, 113. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Responsible for Rebellion of 1837,
242. See also Strachan, John; Mackenzie, W. L.; MacNab, Sir Allan
Napier; Robinson, Sir John Beverley. =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of
Canada; Durham, Report; Mackenzie, Sketches of Canada; Bradshaw,
Self-Government in Canada; Dent, Upper Canadian Rebellion; Robinson,
Life of Sir John Beverley Robinson.
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