Canada (1535-Present Day)
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Canada (1535-Present Day)

By James Munro
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  • CANADA (1535—PRESENT-DAY)
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • 1. A GREAT LAND OF RIVERS AND LAKES.
    • 2. JACQUES CARTIER'S VISIT TO HOCHELAGA IN OCTOBER (1535).
    • 3. THE FRENCH SETTLEMENT IN THE ISLAND OF ST. CROIX (1604).
    • 4. THE ANCIENT MARINER (1631).
    • 5. TWO ENGLISH EXPLORERS MEET IN HUDSON BAY (1631).
    • 6. THE BIRTHDAY OF MONTREAL (1642).
    • 7. GOVERNOR FRONTENAC LEADS THE WAR-DANCE (1690).
    • 8. MADELAINE DE VERCHÈRES (1696).
    • 9. THE FRENCH CANADIANS (1737).
    • 10. THE SUPPOSED WHITE MEN OF THE PRAIRIES (1738).
    • 11. THE EXPULSION OF THE ACADIANS (1755).
    • 12. THE CONQUEST OF CANADA (1757-60).
    • 13. THE SIEGE OF QUEBEC (1759).
    • 14. WOLFE'S DIFFICULTIES AT QUEBEC (1759).
    • 15. The Plains Of Abraham (1759).
    • 16. GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC UNDER THE BRITISH (1763-74).
    • 17. ON THE COPPERMINE RIVER IN JULY (1771).
    • 18. THE QUEBEC ACT (1774).
    • 19. ONE OF THE LOYALISTS (1783).
    • 20. THE DESCENT OF THE MACKENZIE RIVER (1789).
    • 21. THE CONSTITUTIONAL ACT OF 1791.
    • 22. TO THE PACIFIC OVERLAND. THE FIRST CROSSING OF NORTH AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO (1793).
    • 23. A SERVANT OF THE NORTH-WEST COMPANY (1800).
    • 24. THE BEAVER (1807).
    • 25. A RAPID ON THE FRASER RIVER (1808).
    • 26. LAURA SECORD, JUNE, 1813.
    • 27. THE BATTLE OF LUNDY'S LANE, 25 JULY, 1814.
    • 28. THE ATTACK ON THE RED RIVER SETTLEMENT (1816).
    • 29. PROPOSED UNION OF THE CANADAS (1822).
    • 30. THE FOUNDING OF GUELPH, ONTARIO (1827).
    • 31. SAM SLICK CRITICISES THE "BLUENOSES" OR NOVA SCOTIANS (1836).
    • 32. A STRUGGLE, NOT OF PRINCIPLES, BUT OF RACES (1838).
    • 33. THE FRENCH CANADIANS IN 1838.
    • 34. THE IRRESPONSIBLE OPPOSITION IN LOWER CANADA (1838).
    • 35. DURHAM'S RECOMMENDATIONS (1838).
    • 36. DURHAM RESIGNS AND APPEALS TO PUBLIC OPINION (1838).
    • 37. THE EVILS OF THE OLD COLONIAL SYSTEM (1839).[4]
    • 38. THE BENEFITS OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT (1839).
    • 39. THE UNION ACT (1840).
    • 40. EDMONTON IN 1841.
    • 41. THE MOHAWK INDIANS IN ONTARIO (1842).
    • 42. THE POSITION OF THE GOVERNOR (1854).
    • 43. THE CONFEDERATION DEBATES (1865).
      • 44. For Confederation: (b) George Brown.
      • 45. (2) Against Confederation: Christopher Dunkin.
    • 44. For Confederation: (b) George Brown.
    • 45. (2) Against Confederation: Christopher Dunkin.
    • 46. THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT (1867).
    • 47. THE WORK OF THE HUDSON BAY COMPANY (to 1869).
    • 48. RED RIVER REBELLION (1870): ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH TROOPS.
    • 49. ENTERING THE ROCKIES IN 1872.
    • 50. THE DESTINY OF CANADA (1873).
    • 51. TARIFF REFORM IN CANADA IN 1876.
    • 52. PRAIRIE GREYHOUNDS.
    • 53. LAURIER'S TRIBUTE TO MACDONALD (1891).
    • 54. THE CANADIAN TROOPS IN THE BOER WAR (1900).
    • 55. PIONEERS OF THE RAILWAY (1910).
    • 56. CANADIAN NAVAL POLICY (1912).
    • 57. CANADIAN STREAMS.
    • NOTES
    • FOOTNOTES:
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