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  Canada - Political Strife, 1815-1840
The constant fight for supremacy between the legislative and executive authorities culminated towards the end of this period in a series of outbreaks, none of them seriously threatening the suzerainty of Britain, but all indicating the canker which was eating into the heart of the country.
The crisis came with the appointment of Sir Francis Bond Head, who, refusing all advice from the moderate party, sided openly with the reformers, and threw all the weight of his office on their side in the elections of 1836, with the result that all the leading men of the extreme reformers were rejected.
Lord Durham's report on the state of Canada is without doubt one of the most important State Papers in existence, and it is not too much to say that its appearance advanced, as its subsequent effect has maintained, Canadian progress more than anything that had gone before in the history of the Dominion.
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 Canada - Confederation
This attitude caused in turn the greatest irritation in Upper Canada, and since by the Act of 1841 Upper and Lower Canada sent an equal number of members to the House, the Assembly was equally divided, and it became almost impossible to carry on the public business.
He felt that the dignity of Canada should not have allowed her to send delegates to beg for a fresh Treaty, but that there should be a fair Treaty, and not one dictated by the American Government.
Canada reeled under the dislocation of trade, and a lesser people might have succumbed ; as it was the unneighbourly action of the U.S.A. ruffled her pride.
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 French Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lawrence River valley, which was called le Canada in the time of New France, and corresponds to the southern part of modern Quebec excluding the Eastern Townships.
Later, this Canada was renamed the Province of Quebec (1763), Lower Canada (1791), Canada East (1840), and finally the Province of Quebec (1867) again.
All the Canadian communities where there is a significant concentration of Francophone Canadians, that is, Canadian citizens who speak French and use it as their principal language.
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 1839 in Canada
See also: 1838 in Canada, other events of 1839, 1840 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
Lord Durham's report recommends the establishment of responsible government and the union of Upper and Lower Canada to speed the assimilation of French-speaking Canadians.
It is determined that Upper and Lower Canada shall share revenue in the ratio of 2 to 3.
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 C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canada East became the Province of Quebec within the Dominion of Canada after Confederation in 1867.
This was the name given to Upper Canada when it became a district of the united Province of Canada established by the Act of Union in 1840 as a result of the Durham Report.
He was the leader of the Bleu bloc of Canada East and served with John Macdonald in 1854 to form a Conservative ministry.
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 Historical Summary - Canada
Quebec (called the Canadas by the English) and most other French possessions held since the defeat in 1759 were relinquished by treaty in 1763.
By July 1840, the fear of further unrest with possible American involvement, Victoria joins Upper and Lower Canada to form one Province of Canada with its capital in Kingston.
On July 1, 1867, the provinces of Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia become the Dominion of Canada with its capital in Ottawa.
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 Canada at a Glance
Canada's aboriginal population in the 1996 census was 799,010.
Canada's population in the 1996 census was 28.8 million, with 10.6 million in the most populous province, Ontario.
Canada's oldest English speaking university is the University of King's College, established at Windsor, N.S., in 1789 and now in Halifax as part of Dalhousie University.
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 Lower Canada and the British Regime
The new English settlers are immediately displeased with this "all-too French Canada" and reject the seigneurial regime and the French laws.
The Lower Canada assembly is composed of 35 elected Canadiens and 15 elected English (despite the fact that the population is 95% Canadien).
The main parties of Canada East were the Bleus led by George-Étienne Cartier and the nationalist Rouges led by Antoine-Aimé Dorion.
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 Inter.Canada: Union Act, 1840 -- Canadian Constitutional History
And be it enacted, That every Member of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada shall hold his Seat therein for the Term of his Life, but subject nevertheless to the Provisions herein-after contained for vacating the same.
And be it enacted, That the County of Northumberland in the Province of Upper Canada shall be divided into Two Ridings, to be called respectively the North Riding and the South Riding; and that the North Riding of the last-mentioned County shall consist of the following Townships, namely, Monaghan, Otonabee, Asphodel.
as may be appointed by Her Majesty for the Affairs of the Province of Canada, or by the said Governor of the Province of Canada individually and alone in Cases where the Advice, Consent, or Concurrence of the Executive Council is not required.
www3.sympatico.ca /rd.fournier/inter.canada/doc/UA-1840E.HTM   (836 words)

  
 1840 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1839 in Canada, other events of 1840, 1841 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
June 10 - Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are shot at.
The United Canada Act allows larger government to borrow more money.
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 Timeline of Ontario history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Upper Canada is the chief target of the Americans, since it is weakly defended and populated largely by American immigrants.
One of the legacies of the war in Upper Canada is strong feelings of anti-Americanism which persist to this day and form an important component of Canadian nationalism.
1841–Upper and Lower Canada are united by the Act of Union (1840) to form the Province of Canada, as recommended by Durham.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/T/Timeline-of-Ontario-history.htm   (2875 words)

  
 Walter Gilbert Genealogy: Ebenezer Norris & Sarah McKinney
Elizabeth Jane Norris [#23]: She was born about 130 miles east of Windsor, Canada, on April 1, 1825, and died in 1907.
Judson Norris was born in 1826, and died in 1911.
Robert Norris was born in Canada on September 6, 1833, and died in Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan, on February 22, 1897.
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 The Atlas of Canada - Major Landslides in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Frank, Alberta; 70 dead; 60 million tonnes of limestone came crashing down Turtle Mountain onto the small mining town of Frank; the landslide buried part of the town, covering roads, railways and homes; the Oldman River and the Canadian Pacific rail tracks were buried under 30 metres of rock.
Landslide/submarine slump; floor of the Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland; 27 dead (due to tsunami); a massive submarine slump caused by an off-shore earthquake (magnitude: 7.2), set off a tsunami; the tsunami eventually hit the Burin Peninsula on the south shore of Newfoundland, killing 27.
Hope, British Columbia; January 9, 1965; an earthquake in the magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale was recorded near Hope, British Columbia; two slides were triggered from Johnson's Peak; the second slide, on January 14, buried vehicles on British Columbia Highway #3, killing four people.
atlas.gc.ca /site/english/maps/environment/naturalhazards/majorlandslides/landslides_stats_new.html   (961 words)

  
 Descendants of Samuel Peaslee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Barney Peaslee was born on 9 Oct 1840 in Canada and died on 13 Nov 1877 in Lapeer Co., MI.
Barney Peaslee (Samuel1) was born on 9 Oct 1840 in Canada and died on 13 Nov 1877 in Lapeer Co., MI.
The cause of death was thrown from a barn frame.
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 Welland Canal - TheBestLinks.com - Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, 1840, Upper Canada, ...
Welland Canal, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, 1840, Upper Canada, Niagara Falls...
It was eventually bought out by the government of Upper Canada.
Along with those of the Cornwall Canal its losses caused the bankruptcy of the Upper Canada government contributing to the 1840 Act of Union.
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 The Politics of Population: State Formation, Statistics, and the Census of Canada, 1840-1875   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By 1871, this process was associated with several contemporaneous developments: mass schooling, improved literacy and numeracy rates, an increased 'metrological discipline' that accompanied a burgeoning market economy, and a popular acceptance of the benefits of scientific thinking.
These censuses are scrutinized in terms of their assumptions, operations, and their consequences for fuelling sectional and ethnic-national conflict and interpreting the 'progress' of the state in a boosterish era.
The Politics of Population is integral to understanding how the nascent Dominion of Canada evolved between 1840 and 1876 as statistical thinking emerged out of prior forms of historical, geographical, and literary description of people and places.
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 MODULE 4(SUMMATIVE TEST)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the decade between 1830 and 1840, Lower Canada experienced a period of political unrest.
The agriculture of Lower Canada entered a long period of difficulty and decline.
Today Quebec and Canada still benefit from a major political change that was brought about by this act.
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 Discovery Portal - advertise your products, organization, services or resources
Landslide Disasters in Canada is a data base of significant landslide disasters in Canada during the years of 1840-1999, a period of 160 years (Evans, 1997; 1999).
In this initial attempt at a verified list for Canada, a landslide disaster is defined as a landslide event, or related geotechnical failure, that directly or indirectly results in at least three deaths.
The Landslide Disasters in Canada database was assembled in collaboration with Emergency Preparedness Canada as a Canadian Contribution to the International Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).
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 Nyzaire St.Jean & Christine Ouellette (gen.8)
was born on 15 Nov 1840 in Canada.
was born on 23 Feb 1840 in Canada.
Sometime around 1845 she moved with her parents to the upper St.John River valley, by 1860 settling in the Castonia Settlement.She appeared on the 1850 US census in Township 17, Range 9, Aroostook, Maine, as Christie Willet, age 10, born in Canada, living in parents' household (Amat and Esther).
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 Nelson - History - Quiz
The establishment of a statue describing Upper Canada’s ties to the British empire.
The establishment of an elected assembly in Lower Canada.
The union of Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
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 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
3M Canada Inc. was among 3M's first international companies when it was established in 1951.
At this facility, 3M Canada makes industrial and household abrasives, adhesives, fluorochemicals, pressure-sensitive tapes, sealants and coatings, aerosol adhesives, stain repellents, and other products.
Sales offices are located in major cities across the country, and customers are supported by a national sales network.
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 Canada in the Making - Maps & Images
A Proclamation for Uniting the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into one Dominion, May 22, 1867
Delegation negotiating the union of Newfoundland with Canada, 1947
Attack and defeat of rebels at Dickinson Landing, Upper Canada, 1838
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 Buchanan, Watson and Related Families - Name Index - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
ACHESON, Samuel Elwood Alexander or "Elwood" b.1918 - Elma Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
BUCHANAN, Florence Eileen or "Eileen" b.1923 - Rosedale Rm, Manitoba, Canada
BUCHANAN, Margaret Adeline or "Addie" b.1881 - Elma, Perth, Ontario, Canada
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 1841 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - February 10, June 13, Province of Canada, Upper Canada, ...
1841 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - February 10, June 13, Province of Canada, Upper Canada,...
1841 in Canada, February 10, June 13, Province of Canada, 1841, Upper Canada...
See also: 1840 in Canada, other events of 1841, 1842 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
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 Quebec, Canada ..... the Belle Province
Bordered by Ontario at the west, New Brunswick and Labrador on the east and by the United States to the south; Quebec is the largest of Canada's provinces by land mass and second in population.
In 1857 Ottawa became the capital of the united Province of Canada.
Subesquently, in 1867 the Province of Canada joined with Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick to form the Dominion of Canada maintaining Ottawa as the capital city.
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 1840 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - June 28, June 10, July 23, May 6, ...
1840 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - June 28, June 10, July 23, May 6,...
1840 in Canada, June 28, June 10, July 23, May 6, Postage stamp, 1840, Victoria...
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 Canada in the Making - Teachers Resources
4.1 To explain how society in Lower Canada evolved between 1791 and 1840.
4.1.4 To describe the various elements of society in Lower Canada around 1840.
4.2 To describe the events of 1837-38 and the beginnings of the union of the two Canadas.
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 Canada.html
The junction of the European and North American Railway and the New Brunswick and Canada Railroad situlated on the parish of Prince William County of York.
The McAdams House of Blackwater claim that Henry MacAdam who married Helen O'Reilly migrated to Canada and was a judge of Upper Canada, London Co. in the 1850's.
A daughter, Liza Jane was born in Turlough Parish, Mayo County, Ireland Nov. 30, 1818 and a son, William born 1820.
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 Descendants of John Guinea
1841 in Upper Canada, and died 23 August 1901 in Montréal, Que, Canada.
1840 in Ireland, and died 25 March 1910 in Montréal, Que, Canada.
Morris - Mary Estelle, dearly beloved daughter of J.P. Guinea retired foreman of the CNR and dearly beloved wife of C. George Morris, died at Otterburn Jan 3 1928.
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 Upper Canada Rebellion 1837: The End
Served on the board of the Welland Canal Co, was co-commissioner of the Canada Co 1829-1841, first President of the Toronto Board of Trade, President of the Toronto & Lake Huron Railway Company, Governor of the British America Fire and Life assurance Co 1836-1853.
He used to tell us often, in writing, not to be downcast; that he belived "Canada would yet be free"; that we were "contending in a good cause." He said he was not sorry for what he had done, and that "he would do so again." This was his mind until death.
LOUNT and MATTHEWS, two of the bravest of the Canada patriots, were executed this day, by order of Sir George Arthur, and at the urgent request of Chief Justice Robinson; Hagerman the Attorney General; and Sullivan, Baldwin, Elmsley, Allan and Draper, the Executive Council.
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