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The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1   By: (1819-)

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"Entered according to Act of the Provincial Legislature, for the Protection of Copy rights, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty six, by P. SINCLAIR, Quebec, in the Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada."

THE RISE OF CANADA, FROM BARBARISM TO WEALTH AND CIVILISATION.

BY

CHARLES ROGER, QUEBEC.

Una manus calamum teneat, manus altera ferrum, Sic sis nominibus dignus utrinque tuis.

VOLUME I.

QUEBEC: PETER SINCLAIR.

Montreal, H. Ramsay and B. Dawson; Toronto, A. H. Armour & Co.; London, C. W., Andrews & Coombe; Port Hope, James Ainsley; New York, H. Long & Brothers, D. Appleton & Co., J. C. Francis; Boston, Little & Brown; Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston; London, Trubner & Co.

1856.

ST. MICHEL & DARVEAU, JOB PRINTERS, No. 3, Mountain Street.

TO

JOSEPH MORRIN, ESQUIRE, M. D.,

MAYOR OF QUEBEC,

This Volume

IS DEDICATED, AS THE ONLY MONUMENT, WHICH CAN BE RAISED TO ACKNOWLEDGED WORTH,

BY HIS OBLIGED AND FAITHFUL

FRIEND AND SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

Quebec, December, 1855.

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CHAPTER I.

Canada Discovered 4 Cartier's Arrival in the St. Lawrence 5 Commencement of the Fur Trade 6 Quebec Founded 7 Exploration of the Ottawa 8 The Cold Lake Huron 9 Sixty White Inhabitants 10 The First Franco Canadian 11 The Colonists Dissatisfied 12 The Hundred Associates 13 Quebec Surrendered to the English 14 The Restoration Death of Champlain 15 The Massacre at Sillery 16 The Effect of Rum upon the Iroquois 17 Arrival of Troops A Moon Light Flitting 18 Swearing and Blasphemy The Earthquake 19 The Physical Features of the Country 20 The First Governor and Council 21 First Settlement of old Soldiers 22 The Canada Company 23 Kingston Founded 24 The Small Pox De Frontenac Sale of Spirits 25 Marquette Jollyet The Sieur La Salle 26 The First Vessel Built in Canada 27 Voyage of the Cataraqui Tempest on Lake Erie 28 Mouths of the Mississippi Murder of La Salle 29 Indian Difficulties Fort Niagara 30 Deception and its Results 31 Massacre of Schenectady 32 Education Witchcraft 33 Port Royal reduced by Phipps 34 De Frontenac's Penobscot Expedition 35 Trade War Population 36 New England Expedition to Canada 37 Gen. Nicholson Peace of Utrecht 38 Social Condition and Progress 39 Louisbourg Shirley's Expedition 40 Siege of Louisbourg 41 Surrender of Louisbourg 42 A French Fleet Intercepted 43 The New Englanders' Convention 44 Surprise and Defeat of Braddock 45 Avariciousness of Bigot 46 Capture of Oswego by Montcalm 47 Incompetent Generals Change of Ministry 48 Abercrombie's attack on Ticonderoga 49 Surrender of Fort Frontenac 50 Wolfe's Invasion 51 The Repulse at Montmorenci 52 The Battle of Quebec 53 Death of Wolfe 54 Death of Montcalm 55 Canada ceded to England 56 Canada and New England 57 Quebec Act Taxation without Representation 58

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