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PART II.—THE GROWTH OF THE PROVINCES.
BOOK I.—FRENCH AND ENGLISH LAWS.

EVENTS IN CANADA.

Pontiac's war   1763-4
Island of St. John (P.E.I.) becomes a

separate Province   1769

Quebec Act comes into force   1774

American Invasion and Siege of Quebec   1775

Coming of many U. E. Loyalists   1784

Province of New Brunswick founded   1784
Mackenzie reaches the Arctic Ocean by the

Mackenzie River   1789

Constitutional Act comes into force   179,

EVENTS ELSEWHERE.

Stamp Act passed   1765

Outbreak of American Revolutionary War   1775

American Declaration of Independence .   1776

Treaty of Versailles   1783

BOOK H.—THE STRUGGLE FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT.

EVENTS IN CANADA. Mackenzie crosses the Rocky Mountains to Pacific

First Canadian steamboat launched

Selkirk's settlement on Red River founded War with the United States, Battle of Queenston Heights

York captured by Americans ; battles on Lake Erie and at Stoney Creek, Moravian-town, Chateauguay, and Chrysler's Farm ; Americans surprised at Beaver Dam

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EVENTS ELSEWHERE.

England goes to war with France   1793

The Jay Treaty   1794

England declares war on Napoleon   180 The United States government declares war

against England   1812

British capture Detroit   1812

1793 1809 1812

1812 1813


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