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About 4000 French Canadians, who had emigrated from Quebec to the United States, have also made the province their home, as well as Icelanders now numbering 20,000.
Pop. (1890) 2530; (1900) 3072; (1905, state census) 6117, of whom 2755 were foreign-born, including 716 Swedes, 689 Finns, 685 Canadians, and 334 Norwegians.
Pop. (1890) 44,654, (1900) 62,559, of whom 28,577 were foreign-born (7058 being Irish, 6999 French Canadians, 5131 English, 2465 German, 1683 English Canadian), and (1910 census) 85,892.
In that year he went to England to protest on behalf of the French Canadians against the projected union of Upper and Lower Canada, a mission in which he was successful.
In 1835 Lord Gosford, the new governor of Lower Canada, was instructed by the cabinet in London to inquire into the alleged grievances of the French Canadians.Advertisement
On his return to Canada, when the two provinces were now united, he became a member of the lower house and continued to take part in public life, demanding "the independence of Canada, for the Canadians need never expect justice from England, and to submit to her would be an eternal disgrace."
A considerable proportion of the Irish and the French Canadians send their children to the Roman Catholic parochial schools.
On the 17th of July 1814 a force of British, Canadians and Indians under Major William McKay captured the fort,.
The Germans opposite the Canadians appear to have been warned of the attack and to have thinned out their front line, so that resistance was weak at first.
The Drocourt-Queant front and support lines were thus in the hands of the Canadians after little more than four hours' fighting.Advertisement
Pop. (1890) 14,443; (1900) 16,145, of whom 7,149 were foreign-born (mostly French Canadians); (estimated, 1906) 17,165.
Of the total foreign-born population of 88,508, 19,788 were Norwegians, 17,873 Germans, 12,365 Russians, 59 06 English Canadians, 5038 Danes, 3862 English and 3298 Irish.
In 1834 1 There seems to be no good authority for the statement often made that the first settlement in North Dakota was made by French Canadians in 1780.
He became well known at a comparatively early age as an active writer and speaker on the side of the Nationalist movement in Canada, and a leader of the younger school of French Canadians.
A gradual severance took place between him and his old chief, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, until in later years he became obsessed with the idea that Laurier's policy was fatal to the best interests of Canada and especially to Quebec. A speaker of extraordinary power and fascination, both in Parliament and on the platform, even Laurier himself could not sway the French Canadians as Bourassa could; and in spite of his extreme views he was heard with respect even in the strongholds of his opponents in Toronto.Advertisement
Pop. (1890), 53,230; (igoo), 79, 8 5 o, of whom 23,758 were foreign-born (including 8076 Irish, 2700 Germans, 2260 Russians, 1952 Italians, 1714 Swedes, 1634 English and 1309 English Canadians); (1910 census) 98,915.
Pop. (1880) 18,472; (1890) 27,412; (1900) 37,175, of whom 8530 were foreign-born (including 2403 French Canadians, 1651 English Canadians and 2144 Irish), and 15,077 were of foreign parentage (both parents foreign-born); (1910 census) 44,115.
Many farmers abandoned their sterile farms and made new homes in the West, where soil yielded larger returns for labour, and a foreign-born population, consisting largely of French Canadians, came to the cities in response to the demand for labour in the mills and factories.
Germans, Irish, British, Canadians, Scandinavians, Slays and Italians were the leading elements in 1900.
So also the immigration of French Canadians and of Irish explains the fact that in every state of one-time Puritan New England the Roman Catholics were a majority over Protestants and all other churches.Advertisement
In 1837 a few French Canadians in Lower Canada, led by Louis Joseph Papineau, took up arms with the wild idea of establishing a French republic on the St Lawrence.
In United retaliation for the supposed sympathy of Canadians with the South in this struggle the victorious North took steps to abrogate in 1866 the reciprocity treaty of 18J4, which had conferred such great advantages on both countries.
The new system was laid before parliament in 1879 by the finance minister, Sir Leonard Tilley; and the tariff then agreed upon, although it received considerable modification from time to time, remained, under both Conservative and Liberal administrations, the basis of Canadian finance, and, as Canadians generally believed, the bulwark of their industry.
This was as true under Liberal as under Conservative auspices - as Canadians understood the meaning of these party names.
Canadians could not be persuaded that the American members fulfilled the condition of being " impartial jurists," and protest was made, but, though the imperial government also expressed surprise, no change in the appointments was effected.Advertisement
This was distinctly unfavourable to Canada's claims, since it excluded Canadians from all ocean inlets as far south as the Portland Channel, and in that channel gave to Canada only two of the four islands claimed.
De Montmorency Laval, First Bishop Of Quebec, Brings Him Nearer To His Proper Themes, Which Are Found In Full Perfection In The Chant Du Vieux Soldat Canadien, Composed In 1856 To Honour The First French Man Of War That Visited British Quebec, And Le Drapeau De Carillon (1858), A Centennial Paean For Montcalm'S Canadians At Ticonderoga.
The Abbe Casgrain' Devoted A Life Time To Making The French Canadians Appear As The Chosen People Of New World History; But, Though An Able' Advocate, He Spoilt A Really Good Case By Trying To Prove Too Much.
After the concession of responsible government, he devoted himself to bringing about a good understanding between the English and French-speaking inhabitants of Canada, and his memory is held as dear among the French Canadians as in his native province of Ontario.
Elliott (1782-1845) made his brilliant capture of the "Detroit" and "Caledonia" in October 1812; and on the 30th and 31st of December 1813 the settlement was attacked, captured, sacked, and almost completely destroyed by a force of British, Canadians and Indians under General Sir Phineas Riall (c. 1769-1851).
For example, when a community of French Canadians, discontented with British rule, many years ago migrated and settled in Massachusetts, they found none of the tolerance they had been enjoying in Canada for their French schools and the French language they wished to preserve.
Many of the early settlers were French Canadians, who came down the Mississippi to join the new colony.
The total number of British troops present in Canada in July 1812 was officially stated to be 5004, consisting in part of Canadians.
The Canadians on the other hand, both the French who were traditionally amenable to authority and those of English descent, who being largely sons of loyalists of the War of Independence had a bitter hatred of the Americans, did excellent service.
The Australian Presbyterians have important agencies in the South Seas and in Korea, the Australian Baptists in Bengal, the Canadians of various denominations in the Far North-West of the Dominion, and in India and China.
The population is chiefly of British descent, though in the eastern counties numerous French Canadians are flocking in from Quebec and in some instances by purchase of farms replacing the British.
Twenty-two foreign countries contributed more than 1000 residents each, the leading ones being Germany (72,449), China, the United Kingdom (80,222), Canada (29,618; 27,408 being English Canadians), Italy (22,777), Sweden (14549), France (12,256), Portugal (12,068), Switzerland (10,974), Japan, Denmark, and Mexico, in the order named.
The character of the early employees of the mills, later largely displaced by French Canadians and Irish, and by immigrants from various parts of Europe, is clearly seen in the periodical, The Lowell Offering, written and published by them in 1840-1845.
Of the foreign-born element 6649, or about one-half, were Mexicans, 1360 were Germans and the rest chiefly English, Irish, Canadians, Italians, Scotch and Austrians.
Sugar was made from the sap by the French Canadians, but the production is only half as great as that from the sugar maple.
The place was settled in 1783 by French Canadians and called Frenchtown.
Pop. (1900) 2481; (1905 state census) 6566, of whom 3537 were foreign-born, including 1169 Finns, 516 Swedes, 498 Canadians, 323 Austrians and 314 Norwegians.
Slightly more than half of all foreigners are Germans; Irish, English and Scotch, French and English Canadians, Swiss and Scandinavians following.
On the 10th of March Mr (afterwards Sir James) Rose-Innes, a prominent member of the House of Assembly, who for several years had held aloof from either party, and who also had defended Mr Schreiner's action with regard to the passage of arms to the Free State, addressed his constituents at Claremont in support of the annexation of both republics; and in the course of an eloquent speech he stated that in Canada, in spite of rebellions, loyalty had been secured from the French Canadians by free institutions.
Of the total population in 1900, 3 0, 44 6 were foreign-born, including 11,235 Irish, 9613 English Canadians, 1944 English, 1483 French Canadians and 1584 Swedish; and 54,200 were of foreign parentage (both parents foreign-born), including 24,961 of Irish parentage, 9829 of English-Canadian parentage, 2587 of English parentage, and 2 288 of French-Canadian parentage.
Of the foreigners, Germans, Scandinavians and British (including English Canadians) made up four-fifths of the total.
The most numerous individual races were Germans (65,506), Swedes (24,693), Bohemians (16,138), Danes (12,531), Irish (11,127), English (9757), Russians (8083) and English Canadians (801o).
Pop. (1890) 24,651; (1900) 26,121, of whom 8768 were foreignborn, including 4388 English Canadians, Boo French Canadians, 665 Irish, 653 Finns and 594 Portuguese; (1910 census) 2 4,39 8.
In 1864 he vigorously opposed the scheme of confederation, on the ground that it would prove fatal to the distinctive position held by the French Canadians.
It's a largely conventional acoustic jazz piano set, recorded with Canadians Duncan Hopkins (bass) and Anthony Michelli (drums ).
Clark bought not just for Britain but also for the colonies the Canadians in particular enjoyed the taste of Dutch gin.
He had few answers to consistent Phillips who had strong intensions of keeping a strong number of Canadians in the draw.
Since 1815 a considerable proportion of the native stock has migrated to the W., but the loss has been partially offset by an influx of French Canadians.
With Benjamin Franklin and Charles Carroll he was sent by Congress in 1776 to win over the Canadians to the side of the revolting colonies, and after his return did much to persuade Maryland to advocate a formal separation of the thirteen colonies from Great Britain, he himself being one of those who signed the Declaration of Independence on the 2nd of August 1776.
More than 70 percent of the British have passports, as do 50 percent of Canadians and 25 percent of Japanese.
I was only doing as the Canadians do, while I was in their country, and besides I honor England's good queen.
Americans may have quite a few online video game rental outlets to consider, but Canadians are not offered the same kind of selection.
GameAccess.ca is one of the very few online video game rental options that Canadians have.
Canadians don't have as many options as Americans when it comes to online video game rental services, but they do have at least one that seems pretty good.
For Canadians, I recommend that you check out the the forums on RedFlagDeals.com.
The CRA is a good place to start for Canadians, for example, regarding income tax issues, collecting GST, and registering your business name.
Based on the quality of the video games developed in Canada, it's clear that Canadians have a significant place in the video game industry.
According to Professor Nick-Dyer Witheford of the University of Western Ontario, in 2000, Canadians purchased one billion dollars worth of video games, only slightly behind the 1.2 billion dollar Canadian music industry.
Unlike Last.fm, however, Pandora Radio is largely restricted to the United States and, as such, Canadians and Europeans are largely left out in the cold for this Internet radio possibility.
Canadians have long since yearned for better competition in the wireless industry and this may have arrived with the new Wind Mobile rates and plans.
Many Canadians had been yearning for greater competition in the cellular phone market and Wind may have provided the right impetus to get that going.
As Canadians continue to seek out the best cell phone plan, they can be comforted by the greater competition that Wind Mobile Canada brings to the table.
Just as there is an American system in place, Canadians can sign up for the National Do Not Call List to block telemarketers from calling their cell phones and landline telephones.
There are separate lists for Canadians and Americans.
Trivial Pursuit was created during the 1970s by two Canadians who were board game enthusiasts.
One of the challenges of trying Internet dating in Canada is that many of the online dating sites aren't specifically setup for Canadians.
This is fine if you don't mind finding someone in the United States, but it's annoying to say the least if you just want to meet fellow Canadians.
A number of factors influence what Canadians have to pay for a used vehicle.
There are not quite as many price research resources available to Canadians as there are for Americans.
Are all Parisians (Canadians, French) as charming as you?
Travel insurance policies through Blue Cross Canada provide coverage for Canadians traveling outside their home province.
Canadians already covered under provincial health plans may be eligible for a discount on travel insurance.
Jolene VanVugt is the only female member of the group, and one of three Canadians on the show.
Of the foreign-born, 14,924 were French Canadians, 10,616 were English Canadians and 7453 were Irish.
When the consolidation of the Dominion by means of railway construction was under discussion in 1872, Grant travelled from the Atlantic to the Pacific with the engineers who surveyed the route of the Canadian Pacific railway, and his book Ocean to Ocean (1873) was one of the first things that opened the eyes of Canadians to the value of the immense heritage they enjoyed.
With the same object Alexander Mackenzie, with a party of Canadians, set out from Fort Chippewyan on the 3rd of June 1789, and descending the great river which now bears the explorer's name reached the Arctic sea.
The latter was introduced by Canadians into Galicia and, with certain modifications, has hitherto been found to be the best for that country.
At the close of his embassy he told the Canadians that probably three-fourths of the business of the British embassy at Washington was Canadian, and of the 11 or 12 treaties he had signed nine had been treaties relating to the affairs of Canada.