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  Charles Tupper - MSN Encarta
Tupper was born in 1821, in Amherst, Nova Scotia, son of the Reverend Charles Tupper, a Baptist minister, and Miriam Lowe Lockhart Tupper.
Tupper was the obvious representative for Nova Scotia, and Thomas D'Arcy McGee of Québec for the Irish Catholics.
In spite of not being in the cabinet, Tupper was considered one of the fathers of confederation and was made a Commander of the Bath.
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 Charles Tupper
Charles Tupper later served as one of Sir John A. Macdonald's key lieutenants.
Tupper led the Conservatives into the 1896 election; however, the question of the educational rights of French-speaking Manitobans turned voters, especially in Quebec, towards the Liberals under Wilfrid Laurier, and Tupper's Conservatives were defeated.
Sir Charles Tupper died in Bexleyheath, Kent, England on October 30, 1915 at the age of 94, and was brought home to be buried in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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 Charles Tupper - Search View - MSN Encarta
Tupper was Macdonald's assistant and the Conservatives' financial spokesman in the new Liberal Parliament.
Tupper had already become a Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George in 1879, and he received the Knight Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George in 1886.
Tupper became prime minister on May 1 and called the election for June 23, an election that was fought mainly on the Manitoba issue.
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 Sir Charles Tupper - Canadian Confederation
The longest-surviving Father of Confederation, Charles Tupper was leader of the Nova Scotia delegates at all three Confederation conferences.
Charles Tupper was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, the son of Charles Tupper and Miriam Lockhart.
Tupper's prominence in the Conservative party led many to regard him as the natural successor after Macdonald's death in 1891, but a variety of factors kept him from the post.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/023001-2420-e.html   (969 words)

  
 Charles Tupper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Charles Napier Tupper, GCMG, CB, PC, DCL, LL.D, MD (July 2, 1821 – October 30, 1915) was a father of Confederation, the sixth Prime Minister of Canada and, as of 2006, the one with the shortest term of office (69 days).
Tupper was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia to Charles Tupper (Sr.) and Miriam Lowe Lockhart.
Tupper was also a notorious womanizer, his nickname 'The Ram of Cumberland' being believed to have a dual meaning.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Tupper may have been motivated by his awareness of the electoral débâcle that was to follow, for in the first federal elections in September he was the only pro-confederate in Nova Scotia to win a seat (Cumberland), and then by a very narrow margin.
Tupper lowered freight rates as a means of increasing traffic and revenues and made substantial reductions in operating costs; by the early 1880s the railway was operating at a profit.
Tupper had no reservations about using political influence to advance developments in which he had an interest and he acquired the reputation of “feathering his own nest.” All three of his sons became successful lawyers, two of them after studying at Harvard, and all three benefited from their father’s connections.
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 Charles Tupper
TUPPER, Charles, clergyman, born in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, 6 August, 1794; died in Aylesford, Nova Scotia, 19 January, 1881.
At once Tupper took a marked position in the legislature, and when in 1856 the Johnston cabinet was formed he became provincial secretary of Nova Scotia, serving till 1860, and identified himself with such measures as the abolition of the monopoly in mines and minerals, representation by population, and consolidation of the jury law.
Tupper was also a member of the conference that met in London in 1866-'7, where the terms of union were settled in detail.
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 Wikinfo | Charles Tupper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sir Charles Tupper (July 2, 1821 - October 30, 1915) was the sixth Prime Minister of Canada.
Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Tupper studied at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, becoming a doctor upon his graduation in 1843.
Sir Charles Tupper died in Bexleyheath, Kent, England at the age of 94, and was brought home to be buried in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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 Tupper, Sir Charles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sir Charles Tupper was a delegate to all the Confederation conferences.
Tupper, Sir Charles, politician, diplomat, prime minister (b at Amherst, NS 2 July 1821; d at Bexleyheath, Eng 30 Oct 1915).
In Jan 1896 Tupper was recalled to Ottawa to serve as secretary of state in the failing government of Sir Mackenzie BOWELL.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0008161   (536 words)

  
 Sir Charles Tupper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles was born July 2, 1821 at Amherst, the birthplace also of Chandler and Dickey.
Tupper knew that he dared not submit the scheme for legislative approval.
In due course the tide turned; the possibility of American attack, the threat of Fenian raids, the cancellation of the Reciprocity Treaty were all factors in convincing most men that some kind of union was a necessity.
schools.hpedsb.on.ca /smood/fathers/tupper.htm   (381 words)

  
 Tupper, Sir Charles Hibbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tupper, Sir Charles Hibbert, politician, cabinet minister (b at Amherst, NS 3 Aug 1855; d at Vancouver, BC 30 Mar 1927).
Second son of Sir Charles TUPPER, he was educated at McGill and Harvard.
Although opponents claimed he owed his rapid elevation to his father, Tupper proved to be a hardworking minister who gained a thorough understanding of the fisheries in Canada.
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 Confederation for Kids: Sir Charles Tupper
Tupper was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, on July 2, 1821.
Tupper was interested in joining Canada because he felt it would be good for Nova Scotia's economy.
Tupper retired from politics in 1900, and died on October 30, 1915.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/kids/h2-1665-e.html   (153 words)

  
 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Charles H. Tupper was educated at King’s College in Windsor, N.S., and at McGill College, where he was governor general’s scholar.
The son of the federal minister for railways and canals, Tupper was elected to the House of Commons for Pictou in 1882.
Tupper letters are found as well in the Sir John S. Thompson papers (NA, MG 26, D) and the Sir Mackenzie Bowell papers (NA, MG 26, E).
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 Charles Tupper - Uncyclopedia
As minister of Railways and Canals, Tupper oversaw the theft of the Union Pacific railway, which was then smuggled north to build the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Tupper then became president of the Canadian Medical Association, and is responsible for starting the proud tradition of whining loudly and unstoppably whenever someone mentions Medicare.
Tupper stayed as Conservative leader to 1900, after which he took up the lucrative field of being an elderly derelict until his death in 1917.
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 Tupper, Sir Charles - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A doctor, he sat (1855-67) in the provincial legislature, became (1864) premier of Nova Scotia, and was a leader in the movement for Canadian confederation.
In 1896 he became prime minister of Canada and urged the adoption of a preferential tariff with Great Britain and the colonies, but his Conservative party was defeated that year.
Tupper became leader of the opposition, serving until his defeat in the election of 1900.
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 The Prime Ministers of Canada - Charles Tupper Biography
The legislation was blocked and the Conservatives, under Tupper, were decisively defeated in the 1896 election.
Tupper served as Secretary of State in Bowell's government and became Prime Minister upon Bowell's resignation on May 1, 1896.
Tupper favoured the Bill because he feared that Confederation could not withstand conflict over language and religion.
www.primeministers.ca /tupper/bio_2.php   (368 words)

  
 Charles Tupper (band) - Uncyclopedia
Charles Tupper is a huff metal band from the international superpower of Kiribati.
The band was formed in 1999 and broke up in 1998 due to a temporal anomaly.
He was a massive fan of Charles Tupper, and thought it was a shame that the universe had been destroyed.
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 Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper - Canadian History
Tupper, Sir Charles Hibbert (18551927), lawyer and statesman, was born at Amherst, Nova Scotia, on August 3, 1855, the second son of Sir Charles Tupper, Bart.
He was one of the "bolters" of January 4, 1896 ; but resumed office as solicitor-general in the Tupper government.
In 1892 he was agent for Great Britain in the Behring sea arbitration; and he was created, for his services in this arbitration, a K.C.M.G. in 1893.
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 Log Cabin Chronicles Peter Black's Joe Clark and Sir Charles Tupper Column
Tupper, the last of the "futile four" Tories to succeed Macdonald, might have extended the Conservative reign at least another term had be not been done in by the Quebec instinct for survival.
Tupper thought he had the winning ticket in Quebec in the 1896 election.
Tupper fell victim to the so-called ethnic imperative of Quebecers, the tendency to vote for whatever person or party best represents the collective need for survival.
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 The Buildings of Dalhousie University - Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building - Building History
The Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, more commonly called the Tupper Building, was a project tied to Canada's Centennial in 1967.
The Tupper Building was seen as a fit Centennial project because it is named after Sir Charles Tupper (1821-1915), one of the Fathers of Confederation.
Tupper was Premier of Nova Scotia from 1864 to 1867, and founding President of the Canadian Medical Association.
www.library.dal.ca /duasc/buildings/Tupper.htm   (607 words)

  
 Charles Tupper Encyclopedia Article @ ElectionHype.com (Election Hype)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
POINT TUPPER With the resumption of full operations of Stora Ensos paper mill, the...
Despite these successes, Tupper was Prime Minister of Canada for just 69 days in 1896, the shortest term ever for a Canadian Prime Minister.
Tupper led the Conservatives into the 1896 election; however, the question of the educational rights of French-speaking Manitobans turned voters towards the Liberals under Wilfrid Laurier.
www.electionhype.com /encyclopedia/Charles_Tupper   (774 words)

  
 Charles Hibbert Tupper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tupper was the second son of Sir Charles Tupper and served in his father's Ministry as Solicitor General of Canada.
Tupper practiced law before being elected as a Conservative MP in 1882.
Tupper remained an MP until his retirement from politics in 1904 after which he moved to Vancouver to practice law.
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 Charles Tupper (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
:''Not to be confused with Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper who was Sir Charles Tupper's son'' Sir Charles Tupper, P.C. July 2, 1821 - October 30, 1915) was the sixth Prime Minister of Canada and, as of 2005, the one with the shortest term of office.
In 1846 he married Frances Morse (1826-1912), with whom he had three sons (James Stewart Tupper, Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, and William Johnston Tupper) and three daughters (Emma, Elizabeth Stewart (Lilly), and Sophy Almon).
Sir Charles Tupper died in Bexleyheath, Kent, England at the age of 94, the longest of any Prime Minister, and was brought home to be buried in St. John's Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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 Sir Charles Tupper Secondary - The Tupper Greenway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Tupper Neighbourhood Greenway will be created in the already closed portion of East 23rd Avenue adjacent to Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School.
The Tupper Neighbourhood Greenway has been initiated by a community group, which includes students and teachers of Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School, as well as local residents and city staff.
The construction of the Tupper Neighbourhood Greenway was originally scheduled to occur in the summer of 2006.
tupper.vsb.bc.ca /news/tg/index.htm   (249 words)

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