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James Wolfe

  1. General James Wolfe lead a fleet of 49 ships holding 8640 British troops from the fortress of Louisbourg. (Web site)
  2. James Wolfe, sailed up the St. Lawrence and laid siege to the capital of New France. (Web site)
  3. Colonel Carleton was a part of James Wolfe 's attack on Quebec City during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.

Laura Secord

  1. Here also is the monument to Laura Secord, whose house is down the hill in Queenston. (Web site)
  2. Laura Secord became legendary for her courage and determination in warning the British of the impending American attack.
  3. After the Americans had left the house of Laura Secord, as a United Empire Loyalist, she realized she had to warn the British troops.

Canadian Historical Figures

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  1. Alberta was the only province that this was allowed to happen.
  2. Alberta was a microcosm of the world wide political upheavals of the 1930's , more so than anywhere else in North America. (Web site)
  3. Alberta was a region of developing metropolis of workers and rural farmers. (Web site)
  4. Alberta was given control 25 years later.
  5. Alberta was proclaimed a province in 1905 and Edmonton became the capital city.


  1. The Canadas were merged into a single, quasi-federal colony, the United Province of Canada , with the Act of Union (1840) .
  2. The Canadas were merged into a single colony, the United Province o-- Canada, with the Act o-- Union (1840) in an attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.
  3. The Canadas were merged into a single colony, the United Province of Canada, with the Act of Union (1840) in an attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.


  1. Aberhart was a high school principal in Calgary, Alta. (Web site)


  1. Acadia was probably intended to include the other present Maritime Provinces as well as parts of Maine and Quebec. (Web site)
  2. Acadia was returned to France. (Web site)
  3. Acadia was soon involved in the imperial struggle that would end in America with the French and Indian Wars. (Web site)
  4. Acadia was the eastern outpost and flank of the French and British empires in continental North America.

Albert Lacombe

  1. Additionally, an elementary school, Albert Lacombe, is named for him in St. Albert, Alberta. (Web site)
  2. Albert Lacombe (1827-1916) was a Canadian missionary priest and one of the great figures of the early Canadian West. (Web site)
  3. Esta dificuldade foi vencida quando o mission--rio Albert Lacombe persuadiu o chefe blackfoot Crowfoot que a constru----o da ferrovia era inevit--vel. (Web site)

Alexander Caulfield Anderson

  1. For the Canadian explorer and fur trader, see Alexander Caulfield Anderson (1814-84). (Web site)
  2. Alexander Caulfield Anderson ( 10 March 1814 – 8 May 1884) was a Hudson's Bay Company fur-trader, explorer of British Columbia and civil servant.
  3. This article was derived fully or in part from the article Alexander Caulfield Anderson on Wikipedia.

Andrew Onderdonk

  1. The contract was awarded to Andrew Onderdonk, whose men started work on May 15, 1880.
  2. O contrato foi dado a Andrew Onderdonk, cujos homens come--aram a trabalhar em 15 de maio de 1880. (Web site)
  3. So the government contracted with Andrew Onderdonk, who began building the railway up river from the coast, 14 May 1880, at Yale on the Fraser River.


  1. The Articles were ratified by the states in 1781 and replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789. (Web site)
  2. The articles are distributed under the terms of GNU Free Documentation License.
  3. The articles are footnoted. (Web site)
  4. The articles are individually endnoted and the volume as a whole is indexed. (Web site)


  1. The Assembly was to have full control of all revenues, and in return a permanent civil list was granted.
  2. The assembly was to take place in November, 1215. (Web site)


  1. Belleville is the home of Loyalist College which is a post secondary facility and Albert College, a kindergarten through grade 12 private school.
  2. Belleville is the largest urban centre in a much larger market area generally known as the Quinte Region. (Web site)


  1. The Beothuk were openly hostile to Europeans, and violent conflict between the two groups were common.
  2. The Beothuk were openly hostile to Europeans, and voilent conflict between the two groups were common.

Big Bear

  1. Big Bear was born in what is now the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.


  1. Boulton was appointed a Senator in 1889. (Web site)
  2. Boulton was privileged to be both participant in and observer of the drama of passion and ambition that idelibly marked the history of the Canadian West.
  3. Boulton was tried by a tribunal headed by Ambroise-Dydime L-pine and sentenced to death for his interference with the provisional government.


  1. Brock was assigned to Canada in 1802, and became responsible for defending the Canadian borders from the United States during the War of 1812.
  2. Brock was assigned to Canada in 1802, and became responsible for defending the territory from the United States during the War of 1812.
  3. Brock was assigned to Canada in 1802, eventually reaching the rank of Major-General.
  4. Brock was born in Saint Peter Port on the Channel Island of Guernsey, as the eighth son of a middle class family. (Web site)
  5. Brock was born in Saint Peter Port on the Channel Island of Guernsey, as the eighth son of a moderately wealthy family.

Canadian Martyrs

  1. By 1649, both the Jesuit mission and the Huron society were almost completely destroyed by Iroquois invasions (see Canadian Martyrs).
  2. By 1649, both the Jesuit mission and the Huron society were almost completely destroyed by French and Iroquois Wars (see Canadian Martyrs ).


  1. Carleton was at first regarded as an ally, if not advocate, of the Quebec English-speaking merchant party. (Web site)
  2. Carleton was Wotton’s successor at Venice.

Charles Albanel

  1. Charles Albanel was selected from three cycles of open pollination from the cultivar Souvenir de Phil--mon Cochet. (Web site)

Charles Buller

  1. Charles Buller*, who had come with Durham also, was appointed commissioner and, although Wakefield did the work, he was unpaid and officially unrecognized. (Web site)
  2. Carlyle was tutor to my father's first cousin, Charles Buller, later to be known as "the young Marcellus of the Whig Party." Of Carlyle he had many stories.

Charles Lawrence

  1. Charles Lawrence was born at Plymouth on December 14th, 1709. (Web site)
  2. Charles Lawrence was named lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia in late 1753 when Governor Peregrine Thomas Hopson left on November 1 due to health problems.

Charles Mair

  1. General Brock appears in the play "Tecumseh" by the 19th Century nationalist poet Charles Mair.
  2. The Mason Rebellion, including Charles Mair and Thomas Scott (1846-1870), are quickly defused and they surrendered without a fight. (Web site)
  3. Charles Mair, the infamous poet and Orangeme, headed up the Federal Survey Party, which had just arrived at Fort Garry. (Web site)

Christopher Robinson

  1. Christopher Robinson is a partner in our Vancouver office. (Web site)
  2. Christopher Robinson is a renowned businesss entrepreneur, marketing in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.


  1. No, say Jenkins and Coleman, that's precisely what it just ceased to be.
  2. Coleman says that SL gives us an important "amplification" of the virtual world possibility.
  3. The following year Arrington was made captain of Company C and stationed at Coleman. (Web site)


  1. The Council was dissolved on February 10 1841 when Upper and Lower Canada were united into the Province of Canada.
  2. The council was composed of 50 male sachems known variously as lords, or peace chiefs. (Web site)


  1. Crowfoot was a warrior, fought as many as nineteen battles, and sustained many injuries during the course of his life. (Web site)
  2. Crowfoot was born in 1830 in an area later to become the province of Alberta.
  3. Crowfoot was famously given a lifetime pass to travel on the railway by CPR president William Van Horne, as was Lacombe.

Cuthbert Grant

  1. Cuthbert Grant was known to have been married three times.


  1. Deighton was educated at the Royal College of Art, London, after service in the Royal Air Force.
  2. Deighton was known as Gassy Jack because of his talkative nature and his penchant for storytelling.
  3. Deighton was more than just a notorious saloon owner, though. (Web site)


  1. Demasduwit was brought to St. John's and spent much of the spring of 1819 in St. John's, brought there by Leigh and John Peyton Jr.
  2. Demasduwit was captured and renamed Mary March (because she was captured in March). (Web site)
  3. Demasduwit was captured, Nonosbawsut, her husband and the leader of the group, was killed while attempting to prevent her capture.
  4. Demasduwit was taken to Twillingate and for a time lived with the Church of England minister, Reverend John Leigh.
  5. Demasduwit was taken to Twillingate and for a time lived with the Church of England priest, the Reverend John Leigh. (Web site)


  1. Detroit is the only major city in the United States from which one must travel southward to cross the border into Canada. (Web site)
  2. Detroit was captured by the British on August 6, 1812. (Web site)
  3. Detroit was filled with civilians, including Hull's own daughter and grandson, and Hull greatly feared what would happen should he lose the battle.
  4. Detroit was incorporated as a city in 1802 and named the capital of Michigan Territory in 1805, shortly before burning to the ground the same year.
  5. Detroit was shaken by severe race riots in 1967 that left 43 persons dead and many injured, in addition to causing $200 million in damage. (Web site)

Dionne Quintuplets

  1. The Dionne Quintuplets were born in Corbeil, Ontario, on the outskirts of North Bay in 1934.
  2. The Dionne Quintuplets were born in Corbeil, Ontario, on the southern outskirts of North Bay in 1934. (Web site)
  3. The Dionne Quintuplets were the first quintuplets (five babies born at the same time from the same mother) to survive after being born.


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  1. Donnacona was well treated in France, being looked after at the king's expense. (Web site)


  1. Durham was only prepared to accept the task if Edward Gibbon would accompany him as Commissioner of Crown Lands.
  2. Durham was only prepared to accept the task if Edward Gibbonwould accompany him as Commissioner of Crown Lands.

Fathers of Confederation

  1. The Fathers of Confederation had set their goal and had proclaimed their faith.
  2. As one of the last surviving Fathers of Confederation, Macdonald was in demand for his first-hand memories.
  3. The Fathers of Confederation met at the Quebec Conference of 1864 to discuss the terms of this new union.


  1. The Fort was finally fired and driven by the heat the two Deschamp girls departed the fort and were allowed to to pass unharmed. (Web site)
  2. The fort was about a hundred feet square, protected by trenches and palisades. (Web site)
  3. The fort was destroyed in 1759 after the French surrender of Fort Niagara to the British.
  4. The fort was destroyed in 1807, but was relocated within the site of the present city limits by the Hudson's Bay Company some time before 1819. (Web site)
  5. The fort was located at the Songhees settlement of Camosack (Camosun), near the site of the present-day Empress Hotel on Victoria's Inner Harbour.

Francis Bond Head

  1. May 28 1836 Toronto Ontario - Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 dissolves Parliament after the Assembly passes a non-confidence motion by a 32-18 vote.
  2. In 1836, actions by new Lieutenant Governor Francis Bond Head triggered the resignation of the members of the Executive Council for the province.
  3. In 1837 he led the Upper Canada Rebellion against Sir Francis Bond Head and the Family Compact, which was quickly put down.

Francis Gore

  1. After the war, he persuaded Lieutenant Govenor Francis Gore to establish the new town of Belleville.
  2. Curtis and Francis Gore sold Beaghy, the mansion of Castletown and the lands of Clonroad to John Purdon for £13,000.
  3. As a result of these criticisms, Lieutenant Governor Francis Gore removed Thorpe from office and withdrew Willcocks' appointment as sheriff in 1807.

Fred Dixon

  1. Fred Dixon was the DLP's leader in the early 1920s and a Manitoba MLA from 1914 to 1923.

Gabriel Dumont

  1. Scouting near Duck Lake on March 26, a force led by Gabriel Dumont unexpectedly chanced upon a party from Fort Carlton.
  2. The head of the delegation to Riel was Gabriel Dumont, a respected buffalo hunter and leader of the Saint-Laurent M--tis who had known Riel in Manitoba. (Web site)
  3. He never carried arms and hindered the work of his military head, Gabriel Dumont. (Web site)

George Taylor Denison

  1. George Taylor Denison was the eldest son of John Denison (1755-1824), patriarch of one of the most influential families in the development of Toronto. (Web site)

George Prevost

  1. Drummond immediately proved himself to be a general more in the mould of Isaac Brock than George Prevost.
  2. On February 21, Sir George Prevost passed through Prescott on the opposite bank of the river, with reinforcements for Upper Canada.
  3. Shortly afterward, Sir George Prevost led a large army into New York down the west side of Lake Champlain and seriously threatened the Hudson valley. (Web site)

George Stephen

  1. So Hill teamed up with Norman Kittson (the man he had merged steamboat businesses with), Donald Smith, George Stephen, and John S. Kennedy.
  2. George Stephen headed the syndicate with much trepidation.
  3. Having risked most of his wealth to build the CPR, the success of the railroad soon made George Stephen enormously rich.


  1. A search using the term "grievances" will retrieve material on all parties. (Web site)
  2. The grievances were different, but the causes were similar. (Web site)

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