This act united Upper and Lower Canada into one colony
British settlers who rebelled against England in the Thirteen Colonies
Battle of the Plains of Abraham
Quebec was captured after this battle
Wealthy ruling group who controlled Lower Canada
T he union of the British North American colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Canada. Achieved 1 July 1867.
fur trader, explorer, surveyor, mapmaker (b at London, Eng 30 Apr 1770; d at Longueuil, Canada E 10 Feb 1857). Apprenticed to the HUDSON'S BAY CO in 1784, Thompson devoted most of his life to the study of geography and the practice of mapmaking. The maps, based primarily on his own explorations and observations, were the first to provide a comprehensive view of the vast western territories that became part of Canada in 1870
Wealthy ruling group who controlled Upper Canada
military commander during the War of 1812. Brock's bold initiatives in ordering the capture of Michilimackinac and in leading attacks on AMHERSTBURG and Detroit raised the confidence of the militia. He was killed by a sharpshooter when leading troops against an American battery on QUEENSTON HEIGHTS
Journalist, politician (b at Alloa, Scot 29 Nov 1818; d at Toronto, Ont 9 May 1880). First a fierce opponent then a staunch supporter of Confedration.
Period of immigration to Canada from 1815 to 1850.
the main British naval port in the West Atlantic in 1749
The oldest incorporated joint stock company in the English-speaking world. Begun in 1670 and run as a monopoly devoted to the fur trade.
Change in technology, brought about by improvements in machinery and by use of steam power
First prime minister of Canada
Head of government in Quebec
He was sent to investigate the causes of the rebellions and to propose changes.
Politician from Lower Canada who demonstrated French/English cooperation with Robert baldwin and went on to shape democratic reforms in British North America.
Leader of the French in the assembly in Lower Canada
Colonists who remained loyal to the British king
River system in the mid part of United States.