Canadian History Dictionary Elgin James Bruce Eighth Earl Of 1811-1863 Lord Elgin Era His Qualities As A
statesman, 3-4; his success in Canada, 4; his lineage, 5-6; his...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Spanish vessel, commanded by Champlai...
Bib : Works: Journey From Oxford To Skibbereen Letters From High
Latitudes; Inquiry into State of Ireland; Irish Emigration;
(Samuel de Champlain era) Member of Roberval's expedition, exec...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, sails for Canada, 167; vessel...
Bib : Lovell Gazetteer
Index : Lord Elgin Era Selected As Seat Of Government And Later As Capital Of The
Dominion, 79. (George Brown Era) Selection of, as capital, oppo...
(Lord Dorchester era) Disputed property in, at close of war, 21...
Dent John Charles 1841-1888 Born In England Came To Canada At An
early age; studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada. W...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Speaks Of Canada As A Few Acres Of Snow 11 Bishop Laval Era On Men
and empires, 123. =Bib.=: For biog. and bib. of his works, see
Tupper Sir Charles Hibbert 1855- Son Of Sir Charles Tupper
Educated at McGill University, and at the Harvard Law School. C...
Born at Vervins, near Laon, France, about 1570.
Studied law an...
Bib : Doughty Siege Of Quebec
Houeel Louis Sieur Du Petit-pre
(Samuel de Champlain era) Consulted by Champlain as to
A Map Of The British Empire In North America By Samuel Dunn
Mathematician, improved from the Surveys of Captain Carver. Lon...
Kerr D S
(Wilmot era) Council for Doak and Hill in libel case, 75.
O'connell Daniel 1775-1847 Irish Statesman Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era
Befriends Mackenzie, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Chambers, B...
Haldimand Antoine Francois
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(Tilley era) Offers to build European and North American Railwa...
Canning George 1770-1827 Entered British Parliament 1793 Foreign
secretary, 1807; ambassador to Portugal, 1814; president of Boa...
Union Of 1841
(Joseph Howe era) Act did not concede full measure of responsible
government, 53. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Planned by Sydenham, 60-61; bitterly opposed in
Lower Canada, 61; protested against by La Fontaine, 61, 70; attitude of
Upper Canada, 61-68; opposed by Chief-Justice Robinson, 61-62; Act of
Union enacted--its terms, 68-69; proclaimed Feb. 10, 1841, 69; seat of
government, 73; provision as to language of Legislature denounced by La
Fontaine, 128; boundaries of Quebec constituencies, 146; slight
influence on force of racial discussion, 282. (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Union first proposed
in 1822, bill introduced in British House of Commons that year, 43-44;
petition against, 44; Papineau and Neilson go to England to oppose bill,
44-53; bill suggested by Ellice of Beauharnois, 47; bill withdrawn, 53;
repeal of, demanded by Papineau, 167; accepted by La Fontaine, 170;
protest of French Canadians, 170; defended by La Fontaine, 173-176;
Papineau's criticism of, 181-182. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Recommended by Durham, 12;
approved by Special Council, 12; and by Upper Canada Legislative
Assembly, 13; terms demanded by Upper Canada, 13; Poulett Thomson
secures modifications of, 14; French Canadians protest against, 15; La
Fontaine protests against, 96; concedes ministerial responsibility, 97.
(Lord Elgin era) Unsatisfactory working of, when Elgin came to Canada, 4-5; its
terms, 22-23; described by La Fontaine as "an act of injustice and
despotism," 24; unsatisfactory to French Canadians, 25; Elgin proposes
repeal of clause restricting use of the French language, 55;
restrictions removed, 1849, 61; increase of representation under, 117;
clauses relating to Legislative Council repealed, 120; amendment to
representation, 122-123. (Lord Sydenham era) Recommended in Lord Durham's Report, 94;
advocated by Constitutional Associations of Quebec and Montreal, 112;
favoured by Legislative Assembly of Canada on certain conditions, 113,
114; opposed by Legislative Council, 113, 115; strongly opposed by
French Canadians, 117; favoured by English element in Lower Canada, 117;
Lord John Russell's speech and resolutions with reference to, 117-122;
diverse views regarding, 191, 192; question submitted to Special Council
of Lower Canada, 192; their report on, 193; question discussed in press,
193, 194; submitted to Upper Canada Legislature, 203; carried in
Assembly, 207; Attorney-General Hagerman argues strongly against,
207-209; carried in Legislative Council, 209; supported by general body
of Reformers, 213; anti-union resolutions passed at Quebec, 233; in
favour of union, 235; royal assent given to Act, 271; as drafted by
Sydenham, provided for municipal institutions, 273; municipal clauses
struck out of bill, 275; object of, to insure a British future for the
country, 283. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Embodies theory of responsible government, 17;
provides that proceedings of Legislature be printed in English only, 24.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Bill introduced by Lord John Russell, 405; Poulett Thomson sent to
secure consent of Canada to, 405; bill introduced a second time, 405.
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