Canadian History Dictionary Canard River
A small stream in Essex County, Ontario, falling into
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
Capital of Newfoundland. Founded in 1582 by Sir Humphrey
A fort built by the French in 1750-1751, on Chignecto Bay,
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Cameron Malcolm 1808-1876 Elected To Assembly Of Upper Canada For
Lanark, 1836. A persistent opponent of the Family Compact. Appo...
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Hopson Peregrine Thomas
Early entered the army and advanced rapidly.
Spragge John Godfrey 1806-1884 Born In New Cross Surrey England
Came to York with his father, 1820. Educated at the Central Sch...
Young John 1811-1878 Born At Ayr Scotland Came To Canada 1826
In 1837 raised a regiment of volunteers and served during the R...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defeats Mackenzie, 308.
(Lord Dorchester era) Arnold's attack on barrier repulsed, 129....
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
Smith Sir Albert James 1824-1883 Born In Shediac New Brunswick
Educated at the Westmoreland County Grammar School; studied law...
Brulon Jean Gauthier De
(Bishop Laval era) Canon and confessor of chapter of
Wife of preceding. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Centre of ...
Tupper Sir Charles Bart
(1821- ). Born at Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Educated at Acadia Col...
(Lord Dorchester era) Conducts Carleton safely to Three Rivers,...
Todd Alpheus 1821-1884 Born In London England Removed To Canada
in 1833. In 1836 appointed assistant librarian of the House of ...
(Bishop Laval era) Zeal of the missionaries compared with that ...
Lafayette Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert Du Motier Marquis
de= (1757-1834). Sailed for America in 1777, with a number of other
French officers, and appointed by Congress a major-general. Met
Washington at Philadelphia, and a close friendship sprang up between the
two. Wounded at Brandywine. Given command of a division of Washington's
army. In 1778 appointed to the command of an expedition against Canada,
which ended in a fiasco. Served with distinction at Monmouth, and later
in Virginia. Secured from France an auxiliary force of 6000 men to
assist the Americans. After the close of the war, commanded a division
of the French army in the war against Austria, 1792, but removed by the
Jacobins, and fled to Belgium. Captured, and imprisoned by the
Austrians, and not set free until 1797. After Waterloo, sat in the
Chamber of Deputies, 1818-1824; visited the United States in the latter
year; and in 1830 instrumental in placing Louis Philippe on the throne.
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