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A few observations on Canada, and the other provinces of British North America

James FitzGibbon

A few observations on Canada, and the other provinces of British North America

by James FitzGibbon

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Published by Ollivier in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Politics and government.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Canada.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.).
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19021387M
    ISBN 100665371373

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      In Upper Canada, however, the means of doing this were never so extensive as those possessed by the Lower Province; and the great works which the Province commenced on a very extended scale, and executed in a spirit of great carelessness and profusion, have left so little surplus revenue, that this Province alone, among the North American. mons. Similar observations might be made as to the exercise of legislative power and executive authority in each province. Of all this the British North America Act says nothing. Each chapter of the book under review begins with an appropriate quotation from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or from Through the Looking-Glass and.

      In the first regulations adopted by the British Government for the settlement of the Canadas, in the Proclamation of , and the Commission of the Governor-in-Chief of the Province of Quebec, in the offers by which officers and soldiers of the British army, and settlers from the other North American Provinces, were tempted to accept grants of. English Canadians or Anglo-Canadians (French: Canadiens anglais), refers to either Canadians of English ethnic origin and heritage or to English-speaking or Anglophone Canadians of any ethnic origin; it is used primarily in contrast with French Canadians. Canada is an officially bilingual country, with English and French official language communities.. Immigrant cultural .


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London: J. Ollivier, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James FitzGibbon.

Get this from a library. A few observations on Canada and the other provinces of British North America. [James FitzGibbon]. A few observations on Canada, and the other provinces of British North America [electronic resource].Author: James FitzGibbon.

Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick And The Other British Provinces In North America, With A Plan Of National Colonization [James Silk Buckingham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the. [FitzGibbon, James]: A Few Observations on Canada and the Other Provinces of British North America. Fothergill, Charles: A Sketch of the Present State of Canada. Fowler, Thomas: The Journal of a Tour through British Amer- ica. Thomas Fisher Rare Book 11 Robarts 1 Victoria University E.J.

Pratt and the other provinces of British North America. FitzGibbon, James, London, J. Ollivier, Book Web. Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides A few observations on Canada, and the other provinces of British North America.

FitzGibbon, James, A history of Canada and of the other British provinces in North America, by J. George Hodgins. --Instantiates. A history of Canada and of the other British provinces in North America; Publication.

Montreal, Lovell, ; Dimensions 18 cm. Extent p. Lccn Other physical details ill. System control number (CaMWU)uumb_inst. TOC The Road To Being Canada () Chap The British North American Act. The colonial leaders who met at Charlottetown and at Quebec may have come to an agreement amongst themselves in respect to forming a new country, but such an agreement in itself was not to make Canada come into being.

British North America refers to the British Empire's colonial territories in North America from tonot including the Caribbean and Bermuda. The term was first used informally inbut it was uncommon before the Report on the Affairs of British North America (), called the Durham Report.

[citation needed] These territories today form modern-day Canada Common languages: English, French, Gaelic. History of Canada: A history of Canada, and of the other British provinces in North America [John George Hodgins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Originally published in Later, with Confederation inthe British maritime colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were joined with the Province of Canada to form Canada, which was subsequently divided into four provinces: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

A number of other British colonies, Followed by: Post-Confederation era. British North America. Report. To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. May it please Your Majesty, Duties of the High Commissioner. Your Majesty, in entrusting me with the Government of the Province of Lower Canada, during.

Inthe British assigned all North American Arctic islands to Canada, right up to Ellesmere Island. From this vast swath of territory were created three provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta) and two territories (Yukon Territory and North-West Territories, now Yukon and Northwest Territories).

British North America, the term usually applied to the British colonies and territories in North America after the US became independent in until Confederation in At first it consisted of the provinces of Québec, Nova Scotia, St John's Island [ Prince Edward Island ], Newfoundland, the Hudson's Bay Company territories, and lands.

The Report on the Affairs of British North America, commonly known as the Durham Report, or Lord Durham's Report is an important document in the history of Quebec, Ontario, Canada and the British Empire. The notable British Whig politician John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, was sent to the Canadas in to investigate and report on the causes of the rebellions of – Durham.

The Maritimes, also called the Maritime provinces (French: Provinces maritimes) or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island (PEI).

The Maritimes had a population of 1, in Country: Canada. Canada and its Provinces A History of the Canadian People and their Institutions by one hundred Associates.

General Editors: Adam Shorty and Arthur G. Doughty. Edinburgh Edition () in 23 volumes. The Canadian Annual Review of Public Affairs British North America This is an account of Canada given as a series of lectures in   The British North America Act of July 1, is the historical time when the nation of Canada officially became a nation.

The first of nineteen other British North America Acts, BNAs, created the internally self-governing Dominion of Canada.

These acts eventually became the core of the Canadian Constitution. A few real-photos, some reproduced photos, some formula (i.e.

your town name here) cards, etc. Quality varies as expected direct from the attic, but most are excellent quality. All are either Canadian subjects, or printed in Canada, or mailed from Canada (if used).

The provinces and territories of Canada are sub-national divisions within the geographical areas of Canada under the jurisdiction of the Canadian the Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada (which upon Confederation was divided into Ontario and Category: Federated state.The first French colony of Canada, which formed one of several colonies within New France, was set up along the Saint Lawrence River and the northern shores of the Great Lakes.

Later the area became two British colonies, called Upper Canada and Lower Canada until their union as the British Province of Canada in Following the introduction several pages are devoted to "Observations on the British Provinces with some Account of the Territory and population" The interest of these lies in the writer's insistence that "the Crown of Great Britain holds the most valuable part of North America." He marshalIs his facts to support that by: 1.