British North America


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British North America

(formerly) Canada or its constituent regions or provinces that formed part of the British Empire
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By the time the war ended, nearly 2,500 young black men from all across British North America had followed Robinson, Monroe, and Jones to become part of the Northern war effort.
Officials in London agreed to Prevost's request that Royal Navy personnel be assigned to the Great Lakes and confirmed Captain Sir James Lucas Yeo, a brave and respected naval officer, as commodore to command the naval forces in British North America, dispatching 425 sailors to man the vessels on the inland seas.
35) Palliser, Captain John "Papers Relative to the Exploration of British North America" Exploration British North America.
At the same time, few would deny his central conclusion that these cities were the true incubators of resistance and rebellion against imperial authority in British North America.
Reference re British North America Act 1867 (UK) Section 24, [1928] S.
Anderson, a history professor at the University of Colorado and a former Army infantry officer, is the author of Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766, winner of the Francis Parkman and Mark Lynton history prizes in 2001.
In 1866, as the Fathers of Confederation were working on drafting the British North America Act that would lead to the creation of Canada the following year, a Montreal businessman and journalist, James Croil, was appointed an agent of the Presbyterian synod in connection with the Church of Scotland "to devise and carry into execution such measures as .
Blacks on the Border: The Black Refugees in British North America, 1815-1860 by Harvey Amani Whitfield University of Vermont Press, November 2006, $24.
Following on Viv Nelles's enormous success with The Art of Nation Building, which explored the politics behind the 1908 commemorative events surrounding the 300th anniversary of the founding of Quebec, this volume takes on the well-known visit of the very youthful Edward Albert, Prince of Wales, to British North America and the United States in 1860.
Almost 150 years ago, Lord Durham made a report which led to responsible government for British North America.
This volume is the first in a projected three-volume series, and takes on the challenge of charting the development and use of print from the settlement of New France and British North America in the 1600s through to the union of Lower and Upper Canada in 1840.
British North America included large parts of which two present-day countries?

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