Canadian History Dictionary Lancaster Joseph 1778-1838 Founded The Lancasterian System Of
education. In 1798 began teaching poor children on the Madras s...
On Red River, about two miles below mouth of
Town in Ontario, situated at mouth of River Maitland, Huron
Royal Society Of Canada
Founded by the Marquis of Lorne (afterward
Duke of Argyll) in ...
Built by the Hudson's Bay Company, in 1794, on the head
(John Graves Simcoe era) English constituency for which Simcoe ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on bra...
Projected in 1797, and chartered, 1827, as King's
Dunfermline James Abercromby First Baron 1776-1858 Sat In British
Parliament, 1807, 1812-1830 and 1832; Speaker of House of Commo...
Heavysege Charles 1816-1876 Born In Liverpool England Came To
Canada, 1853. Settled in Montreal, and engaged in his trade of
(Lord Dorchester era) French minister to United States, propose...
Re Francois Sieur De Gand
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of the Hundred Associates, 171.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, goes to France, 121; returns w...
A seaport, and the capital of Nova Scotia; founded in 1749
Thurlow Edward Baron 1731-1806 Born In Norfolk England Entered
Parliament for Tamworth, 1768. In 1770 appointed solicitor-gene...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Victim of election frauds ...
(Wilmot era) Becomes member of New Brunswick government, 72.
(Count Frontenac era) Complete absence of, in New France,
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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