the cambridge history of the british empire

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CUP Archive, 1929 - Great Britain
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
The Cordillera
7
Relations of the Aborigines to the Settlers
13
Early French Explorations
19
Champlain on the St Lawrence
25
Champlain returns to Canada
31
The Council of Quebec
37
The Iroquois Menace
43
Rival Western FurTraders
409
Beginnings of the Prairie Provinces
417
Origin of Difficulties with the French
423
Representative Government
429
The Riots of 18601861
435
Union advocated in the Provinces
441
The Civil War in the United States
447
The Quebec Conference
454

Unpropitious Beginnings
49
La Barres Failings
57
Roads and Postal Service
69
The Last Decade
75
Phippss Expedition against Quebec
81
French Designs
87
The Strategical Situation
93
Reinforcements reach Canada
99
The Repulse at Ticonderoga
105
Wolfe and the Brigadiers Proposal
111
The Conquest completed
117
Sir Humphrey Gilberts Annexation
123
Abortive Schemes for Colonisation
127
Suggested Removal of the Colonists
133
Beginnings of Organised Government
139
CHAPTER VI
146
The Policy of 1763
153
Carletons Policy
159
The Preparation of the Quebec
165
Settlement of the Laws
171
Military Preparations in Canada
177
The Loyalists in the old Colonies
183
Loyalist Migrations to Nova Scotia
189
The Government of Quebec
195
BRITISH NORTH AMERICA UNDER REPRE
201
Origin of Parties in Upper Canada
207
Social Life in Nova Scotia
213
British Policy and the United States
219
The Plan of Campaign
225
The Restoration of Peace
233
Public Finance a Constitutional Issue
239
Rejection of the Howick Act of 1831
245
B UPPER CANADA 18151837
251
Problems of Communication
257
Gourlay and the Beginnings of Reform
263
The Rebellion of 1837 and its Sequel
269
Moderation and Harmony
275
Howe and the Issue in Nova Scotia
281
CHAPTER XI
287
Durhams Achievements
293
Durhams Defence
299
Fox and Colonial SelfGovernment
305
Charles Poulett Thomson Lord Sydenham
311
The Crisis of September 1842
317
End of the First Union Parliament
321
Discontents in 1849
327
CHAPTER XIII
333
Prosperity and its Reckoning
339
Constitutional Solutions
345
Reformers in Office
351
Responsible Government in Nova Scotia
357
Reciprocity and its Effects
363
CHAPTER XV
369
Support by British Banking Firms
375
Competition of American Routes
381
Reciprocity with the United States
387
Denunciation of the Treaty
393
CHAPTER XVI
396
Overland to the Western
403
The British North America
461
Problems of Transit in the North West
467
The Insurrection at the Red River
473
The First Government of the Dominion
479
The Work of Mackenzie and Blake
487
Divide et Impera
493
Blake as Liberal Leader
499
The Abbott Administration
505
The Ministry of all the Talents
511
The Railway Problem
517
CHAPTER XXII
521
NonBritish Settlements
527
The Early Problems of Manitoba
533
The Gain of Responsible Government
539
The Growth of Law and Order
545
The Esquimalt Graving Dock
551
The Martin Government
557
The Oriental Problem
563
Sea Dogs of the Maritimes
569
The Beginnings of Manitoba
575
PAGE
577
THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF CANADA
581
Canal Projects
587
The Government takes over the Grand Trunk
593
Crop Improvement
599
Fruit and Vegetables
605
Manufactures
611
Progress in Mining
617
Water Power Consolidation of Firms
623
Banking Problems
629
War Finance
637
Commercial Reasons for Confederation
643
Defeat of Unrestricted Reciprocity
651
CHAPTER XXVII
657
Mining
663
Horticulture
669
Friction over the French Claims
675
Arbitration
681
Initiative and Referendum
688
The Judicial System
695
Provincial Executive Power
701
The Imperial Council
707
Imperial Preference
715
Canadas Control over her Forces
721
Canadian Department of External Affairs
729
Permanent Court of International Justice
735
CANADA IN 19181921
738
Canadas PeaceTime Preparations
741
The Canadian Expeditionary Force
747
The Home Front in 1917
753
The Unionist Government
757
Meighen succeeds Borden
763
The Winnipeg Strike and its Sequel
769
Garneau and his Influence
775
The École Littéraire Journalism
783
Beginnings of Higher Education
789
Schools in Upper Canada
795
Work and Influence of the Schools
801
Literature and the Fine Arts since Confederation
809

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