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CONTENTS.

 

PART I.—THE STRUGGLE FOR POSSESSION. BOOK I.—THE RULE or THE TRADING COMPANIES.

CHAPTER

PAGE.

I. The Native Races

II. A Century of Discovery

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III. The Settlement of Acadia

17

IV. Canada under Champlain

23

V. The French and English at War

29

VI. The Indians and the Missionaries

32

VII. Events in Acadia from   1632 to 1667   .

40

VIII. Social Conditions under the   Companies

44

BOOT{ II.—NEW FRANCE AND ITS ROYAL GOVERNORS.

I. De Tracy and Talon   .   .

48

II. Frontenac and La Salle

54

III. La Barre and Denonville

61

IV. Strife in Acadia and on Hudson Bay

65

V. Count de Frontenac Again .

68

VI. Queen Anne's War   .

74

VII. Troublous Times in Acadia .

77

VIII. The War of the Austrian Succession

81

IX. The Boundary Quarrels

86

X. The Fourfold Plan of Attack

89

XI. Opening of the Seven Years' War

92

XII. The Fall of Quebec

97

XIII. The Capitulation of Canada

102

XIV. Social Conditions Under the French Kings .

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PART II.—THE GROWTH OF THE PROVINCES.

113

I. The

BOOK I.—FRENCH AND ENGLISH LAWS.

Indian War and Chief Pontiac   .

 

II. The

King's Proclamation and the Quebec Act

117

 

III. The

American Invasion

122

 

IV. The End of the War .

130

 

V. Events in the Maritime Provinces

133

 

VI. The

United Empire Loyalists   .

136

 

'VII.

The

Founding of New Brunswick

142

VIII. Canada Divided .

145

 

IX. Explorers and Fur-traders   .   .

148

 

X. Social Conditions about   1791

152

 

BooK II.—THE STRUGGLE POR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT.

158

I. The Assemblies and Their Work   .

 

II. The Growing Power of the Councils

163

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