Canadian History Dictionary Ashburton Alexander Baring Baron 1774-1848 Entered Parliament In
1806. Opposed measures against American commerce. President of ...
Dorion Sir Antoine Aime 1818-1891 Educated At Nicolet College
Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1842. Repre...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, professor in College of Rouen...
Cape St Vincent
(General Brock era) British naval victory of, 10.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Simcoe's residence at Niagara, 99, 180...
Faillon Abbe Michel Etienne 1799-1870 Historian Index : Count Frontenac Era
Quoted, 4, 9; his description of conduct of Perrot, governor of...
Cap Du Ciel
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by English, 222....
A seaport, and the capital of Nova Scotia; founded in 1749
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index.=: (George Brown Era) Th...
An island on the southern coast of Newfoundland, which,
(Bishop Laval era) Great distinction of, 16; motto of, 18. See
Whitney Sir James Pliny 1843- Born At Williamsburg Ontario
Educated at the Cornwall Grammar School. Served for some years ...
Chandler Edward Barron 1800-1880 Elected To New Brunswick
Assembly, 1827, for Westmoreland, which he represented until 18...
Daoust J B
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) One of the Liberal leaders in Lowe...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
The peasants of Quebec. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) More ind...
Jogues Isaac 1607-1646 Born At Orleans France Entered The
Society of Jesus, and sailed for Canada in 1636. Set out almost...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Question embitters public life of Up...
Melbourne William Lamb Second Viscount 1779-1848 Born In London
England. Educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Entered Parl...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) King's surgeon, Montcalm carried into ho...
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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