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by John George Bourinot

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CONTENTS

PAGE

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xix


I.

INTRODUCTION--THE CANADIAN DOMINION FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN 1


II.

THE DAWN OF DISCOVERY IN CANADA (1497-1525) . . . . . . . 19


III.

A BRETON SAILOR DISCOVERS CANADA AND ITS GREAT RIVER
(1534-1536) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29


IV.

FROM CARTIER TO DE MONTS (1540-1603) . . . . . . . . . . . 44


V.

THE FRENCH OCCUPATION OF ACADIA AND THE FOUNDATION
OF PORT ROYAL (1604-1614) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51


VI.

SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN IN THE VALLEY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE
(1608-1635) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67


VII.

GENTLEMEN-ADVENTURERS IN ACADIA (1614-1677) . . . . . . . 92


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VIII.

THE CANADIAN INDIANS AND THE IROQUOIS: THEIR
ORGANISATION, CHARACTER, AND CUSTOMS . . . . . . . . . . 110


IX.

CONVENTS AND HOSPITALS--VILLE-MARIE--MARTYRED
MISSIONARIES--VICTORIOUS IROQUOIS--HAPLESS HURONS
(1635-1652) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129


X.

YEARS OF GLOOM--THE KING COMES TO THE RESCUE OF
CANADA--THE IROQUOIS HUMBLED (1652-1667) . . . . . . . . 146


XI.

CANADA AS A ROYAL PROVINCE--CHURCH AND STATE (1663-1759) 156


XII.

THE PERIOD OF EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY--PRIESTS,
FUR-TRADERS, AND _Coureurs de Bois_ IN THE WEST
(1634-1687) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168


XIII.

THE PERIOD OF EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY--FRANCE IN
THE VALLEY OF THE MISSISSIPPI (1672-1687) . . . . . . . 177


XIV.

CANADA AND ACADIA--FROM FRONTENAC TO THE TREATY
OF UTRECHT (1672-1713) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192


XV.

ACADIA AND ÎLE ROYALE--FROM THE TREATY OF UTRECHT TO
THE TREATY OF AIX-LA-CHAPELLE (1713-1748) . . . . . . . 210


XVI.

THE STRUGGLE FOR DOMINION IN THE GREAT VALLEYS OF
NORTH AMERICA--PRELUDE (1748-1756) . . . . . . . . . . . 221


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XVII.

THE STRUGGLE FOR DOMINION IN THE GREAT VALLEYS OF NORTH
AMERICA--ENGLISH REVERSES AND FRENCH VICTORIES--FALL
OF LOUISBOURG AND FORT DUQUESNE (1756-1758) . . . . . . 237


XVIII.

THE STRUGGLE FOR DOMINION IN THE VALLEY OF THE
ST. LAWRENCE--CANADA IS WON BY WOLFE ON THE PLAINS
OF ABRAHAM (1759-1763) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247


XIX.

A PERIOD OF TRANSITION--PONTIAC'S WAR--THE QUEBEC
ACT (1760-1774) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267


XX.

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION--INVASION OF CANADA--DEATH
OF MONTGOMERY--PEACE (1774-1783) . . . . . . . . . . . . 280


XXI.

COMING OF THE LOYALISTS (1783-1791) . . . . . . . . . . . 291


XXII.

FOUNDATION OF NEW PROVINCES--ESTABLISHMENT OF
REPRESENTATIVE INSTITUTIONS (1792-1812) . . . . . . . . 302


XXIII.

THE WAR OF 1812-1815--PATRIOTISM OF THE CANADIANS . . . . 316


XXIV.

POLITICAL STRIFE AND REBELLION (1815-1840) . . . . . . . . 338


XXV.

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT AND ITS RESULTS--FEDERAL
UNION--RELATIONS BETWEEN CANADA AND THE UNITED
STATES (1839-1867) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361


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XXVI.

END OF THE RULE OF FUR TRADERS--ACQUISITION OF THE
NORTHWEST--FORMATION OF MANITOBA--RIEL'S
REBELLIONS--THE INDIANS (1670-1885) . . . . . . . . . . 380


XXVII.

BRITISH COLUMBIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ENTER THE
UNION--NATIONAL EVENTS SINCE 1867--MAKERS OF THE
DOMINION (1867-1891) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404


XXVIII.

CANADA AS A NATION--MATERIAL AND INTELLECTUAL
DEVELOPMENT--POLITICAL RIGHTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 414


XXIX.

FRENCH CANADA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434


XXX.

RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF CANADA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457


INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484




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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

[Transcriber's note: The page numbers below are those in the original
book. However, in this e-book, to avoid the splitting of paragraphs,
the illustrations may have been moved to preceding or following pages.]

PAGE

THE HON. W. L. MACKENZIE KING . . . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
_Courtesy "Canada."_


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