Canadian History Dictionary Aubert Joseph
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of the Company of New France...
Robineau De Becancour Rene
(Lord Elgin era) His seigniory of Portneuf made a
A branch of the Franciscan order. First came to Canada in
Kempt Sir James 1764-1854 Commanded Brigade In Peninsula 1812
and division at Waterloo, 1815; governor of Nova Scotia, 1820-1...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, returns to France, 209.
Ruette D'auteuil Francois-madeleine-fortune
(Count Frontenac era) Son of Denis,
succeeds him, 138; makes t...
Gray John Hamilton 1814-1889 Born In Bermuda Entered Political
life in New Brunswick in 1850, and became a leading member of t...
Cadet Joseph Michel
Began life as a butcher; won the confidence of
the intendant B...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name proposed by Champlain for Quebec...
(Wilmot era) Referred to in Wilmot's speech, 104. (Tilley era) ...
Alexander Of Rhodes Father L Recommends Laval For Mission Work In
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's newspaper, first publi...
Crooks James 1778-1860 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1794 And
settled at Niagara. Engaged in mercantile life. Commanded a com...
Germans And Dutch
(Lord Dorchester era) Large admixture of, among United Empire
(John Graves Simcoe era) Indian superintendent in the west, 126...
Index : Wilmot Era Appoints Son-in-law As Provincial Secretary New Brunswick
76; action resented by members of government, 76-80; his unpopu...
(Sir James Douglas era) First steamship on the Pacific, 1835, 4...
Harrison T T J
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) His account of the Haldimand elect...
See Marie de l'Incarnation.
On Mohawk River, near Lake Oneida. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester er...
The Fenian Brotherhood is said to have been formed about
1858 in Ireland and the United States, the object being to liberate
Ireland from its connection with England, and establish a republic. A
history of the movement in Ireland will be found in McCarthy's History
of our Own Times, and in O'Leary's Recollections of Fenianism. Early
in 1866 the American branch of the Brotherhood planned an invasion of
Canada. The Canadian militia was called out, but the invasion was
postponed. In April, the New Brunswick border was threatened, and troops
marched to the defence of St. Andrews and St. Stephen. The Fenians
thought better of it. Late in May another party, under one O'Neil,
crossed from Buffalo to Fort Erie and advanced to Ridgeway, where they
were driven back. In 1870 the same O'Neil led his followers into Quebec,
but was again repulsed. In 1871 he made a similar attempt in the West,
but a detachment of United States troops from Fort Pembina followed,
arrested him, and dispersed his followers. An aftermath of the earlier
Fenian Raids was the murder of Thomas D'Arcy McGee (q.v.) in Ottawa,
1868. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Claims for damages, 166-167; claims withdrawn,
175-177; irritation in Canada, 176; Imperial government assumes
responsibility for their settlement, 177; gives Imperial guarantee of
loan for public works and defence in Canada, 178, 196. (Tilley era) Influence on
Confederation, 98; history of, 99, 105-107; referred to in address in
Assembly, 102. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Feared by Metcalfe in 1843, 186. (George Brown Era) Threatened in
1866--influences New Brunswick electorate towards Confederation, 188.
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) As an argument for retaining British troops in Canada, 92; Cartier's
speech on, in House, 1872, 110. =Bib.=: Somerville, Narrative of the
Fenian Invasion of Canada; Campbell, The Fenian Invasions of Canada of
1866 and 1870; Dent, Last Forty Years; Correspondence relating to
the Fenian Invasion, Ottawa, 1869; Trials of the Fenian Prisoners at
Toronto Who Were Captured at Fort Erie, C. W., in June, 1866, ed. by
George R. Gregg, and E. P. Roden; McMicken, Fenian Raid on Manitoba
(Manitoba Hist. and Sc. Society, 1888); Hannay, History of New
Brunswick; Macdonald, Troublous Times in Canada; Denison, Soldiering
in Canada and The Fenian Raid on Fort Erie.
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