Canadian History Dictionary Barren Grounds
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
(Count Frontenac era) Condemned by Champlain, 25; subject of di...
Discovered by La Verendrye in 1736. Fort Rouge was
built at th...
A county in Ontario, on the St. Lawrence. Named after the
Fraser John James
(Tilley era) Opposition candidate in York County, 86;
Bowell Sir Mackenzie 1823- Born In England Came To Canada With
his parents, 1833, and engaged in journalistic work. In 1867 el...
Powell Colonel Walker 1828- Born In Waterford Ontario Educated
at the county Grammar School, and at Victoria College, Cobourg....
Rogers Sir F
(Lord Dorchester era) Sister-in-law of Colonel Beverley Robinso...
(Sir James Douglas era) Named by Captain Cook, 21; Captain Doug...
Talleyrand-perigord Charles Maurice Prince De 1754-1838 French
statesman. =Index=: (General Brock era) Foreign secretary under...
Garfield James Abram 1831-1881 Twentieth President Of The United
States. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Favourable to proposed Reci...
Williston John T
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberal party in New Brunswick, 18;
A town on the Canadian side of the Detroit River.
(Bishop Laval era) Chapel dedicated to, in church at Quebec, 84...
(General Brock era) At war with republican France, 8; its invas...
(General Brock era) Sister of Sir Isaac Brock, 71.
Carleton Thomas 1736-1817 Served With Wolfe In 1755
quartermaster-general of the army in Canada, 1775; wounded in t...
Cameron James Mc Attempts To Kidnap Mackenzie 464
Rises in northern British Columbia and flows into the
Commence in New Mexico, and extend north to the
Arctic coast, west of the Mackenzie River. The highest known peaks in
the Canadian Rockies are Mount Brown (16,000 feet) and Mount Hooker
(15,690 feet). The general altitude of the range varies from 10,000 to
14,000 feet. The following are the principal passes in Canada: Boundary,
6030 feet above the sea; Kootenay, 5960 feet; Crow's Nest, 4845 feet;
Kananaski, 5985 feet; Vermillion, 4947 feet; Kicking Horse, 5420 feet;
Howse, 6347 feet; Athabaska, 7300 feet; Yellowhead, 3760 feet; Peace,
2000 feet. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Discovered by La Verendrye, 19. (Sir James Douglas era) Crossed by
Mackenzie, 54; by David Thompson, 58; by Simon Fraser, 59; by Lewis and
Clarke, 67. =Bib.=: White, Atlas of Canada; Lovell, Gazetteer of
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