Canadian History Dictionary Metis
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Or Half-breeds, view with alarm the ...
(Bishop Laval era) Laval's interest in, 77; arrival of colonist...
Nelson Horatio Viscount 1758-1805 Born At Burnham Thorpe
England. In 1770 entered the navy; in 1794 served under Lord Ho...
(Lord Sydenham era) Between Britain and colonies. Sydenham's vi...
(Lord Dorchester era) Dorchester has Act passed in 1794 by Asse...
Genest Edmond Charles 1765-1834 Lord Dorchester Era Minister Of France To The
United States, 272; his intrigues in Canada, 273, 274. =Bib.=: ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Allen, 202.
Bib : Dawson Peter Redpath Governor And Benefactor Of Mcgill
Mountain Jacob 1750-1825 Born In Norfolk England Graduated At
Cambridge, 1774, and became fellow, 1779. After holding several...
Brown Peter 1784-1863 Born In Scotland Emigrated To New York In
1838; was owner and editor of the British Chronicle. Removed to...
(Tilley era) Runs against Tilley in St. John, New Brunswick, an...
(Lord Dorchester era) Breaks out in army before Quebec, 120, 12...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Bishop Of Quebec 12 Lord Dorchester Era Appointed Roman Catholic Bishop
of Quebec, 23.
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plun...
A town in Ontario founded by the Canada Company, about 1827.
Martin Or Marten Sir Henry 1562-1641 Born In London Educated At
Oxford. Sent to the Palatinate, 1613; chancellor of London dioc...
Le Ber De Senneville Jacques 1633-1706 One Of The Principal
merchants of Montreal; married in 1658 Jeanne, sister of Charle...
Also known at one time as Jack River House. A post of
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Armed vessel, foundering of, 163....
Le Clercq Chrestien
Recollet missionary in Canada, and historian of
his order. =In...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Superstitions of, 10, 12; council held to consider best
policy to adopt in dealing with them, 108-111; murders committed by,
115; their great esteem for Champlain, 159; difficulty of educating
their children, 233. (John Graves Simcoe era) Their general friendliness to Upper Canada
settlers, 62; their good conduct rewarded, 62; lands allotted to on
Grand River, 74; schools and churches provided for, 74; Simcoe's
estimate of, 75; engagements made with, faithfully kept, 76; their lands
encroached upon by Americans, 119; their defeat of expedition under St.
Clair, 121; great council of, 122, 124; failure of negotiations with
American commissioners, 123-125. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Generally friendly to France, 17;
appearance of, on field of battle, 31; swell army of Montcalm at Fort
Carillon, 38; their habits in camp, 39; Christian Indians different from
the pagans, 39; attack British boats, 40; general meeting of, called by
Montcalm, 40-42; repulse British force on left bank of Montmorency, 129;
scalp the wounded after battle, 142; paid well for prisoners, but less
amount for scalps, 150; fly from battlefield, 202; form part of Levis's
army, 245; in battle of Ste. Foy, 265. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Their lands secured by
treaty, 12; allies of the French, 13, 16, 21; help Pouchot at Niagara,
25; Sir William Johnson's following of, 28, 29; irregular traffic with,
prohibited, 32, 54; fears of an uprising among, 55; impressed by
enlistment of French-Canadians under British flag, 57; in Florida, 66,
71, 73; Haldimand's treatment of, 91-93, 131, 145, 146, 147, 150, 153,
157, 258-259, 266, 347; uncertain allies, 126, 137, 170, 260; rebels try
to gain for France, 127-128, 134, 136, 279; indignant at terms of peace
between Britain and colonies, 256-257; American cruelty towards, 307.
(Count Frontenac era) Menacing attitude of, 17; defrauded by traders, 18, 154; not readily
receptive of Christian doctrine, 167. (Lord Dorchester era) Those with Burgoyne worse
than useless, 178; ignored in treaty of peace between Britain and
American colonies, 231; their lands invaded by frontiersmen, 233;
attacked by American troops, 234; trouble with western tribes, 249, 262,
276. (Bishop Laval era) Violent effects of intoxicating liquor upon, 36, 37; three of
the nations sue for peace, 53; conversion of, very precarious, 62;
difficult to civilize them, 63, 126; sincere devotion of many, 64. See
Abnaki; Algonquian; Cree; Creek; Delaware; Dene; Etchemin; Huron;
Illinois; Iroquois; Micmac; Ottawa; Tete de Boule. =Bib.=: Hodge,
Handbook of American Indians; Brinton, The American Race; Bancroft,
Native Races of the Pacific States; Catlin, Manners, Customs, and
Condition of the North American Indians; Drake, Aboriginal Races of
North America; Lafitau, Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains; Maclean,
Canadian Savage Folk; Morgan, Houses and House-Life of the American
Aborigines; Schoolcraft, Indian Tribes of the United States.
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