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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Units such as the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles (fencible meaning their employment was within a fixed geographic area, in this case British North America), the Voltigeurs Canadiens and the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry were among the most effective Canadian units to serve during the war.
The Northern reaction, not surprisingly, was a mixture of panic fear and loud menaces directed against British North America. The last weeks of 1864, when Sherman's victories Union army was marching through Georgia, were a grim period in Canadian history.
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. His recommendation for the settling of linguistic and cultural conflict was: "benign neglect." He believed that the French in Canada would eventually vanish in the tide of English-speaking immigration.
The goal of The Voice of the People is to present primary sources and critical thinking questions on workers, industrial relations, and working class life in British North America and the United States from 1620 to the present.
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?
He is hopeful the courts will see things that way because, he said, the word "Indian" was never defined when Section 91 (24) of the British North America Act gave the federal government--not the provinces--responsibility for Native people.
Discussion has thus broadened from union of the Maritime colonies to include all of British North America.
Crucible of war: The seven years war and the fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766.
Initially, colonists in British North America attempted to apply the doctrines of English property law.
CRUCIBLE OF WAR: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson Knopf, $40.00

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