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A Historical Geography of the British Colonies

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HISTORY OF CANADA

PART I (NEW FRANCE)

_C. P. LUCAS_

HENRY FROWDE, M.A.

PUBLISHER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

LONDON, EDINBURGH, NEW YORK, TORONTO AND MELBOURNE

A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES VOL. V

CANADA--PART I HISTORICAL

BY

C. P. LUCAS, C.B.

OF BALLIOL COLLEGE, OXFORD AND THE COLONIAL OFFICE

OXFORD

AT THE CLARENDON PRESS

MDCCCCI

OXFORD

PRINTED AT THE CLARENDON PRESS

BY HORACE HART, M.A.

PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY

CONTENTS

PAGE CHAP. I. EUROPEAN DISCOVERERS IN NORTH AMERICA TO THE END OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

CHAP. II. SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN AND THE FOUNDING OF QUEBEC . . . . 35

CHAP. III. THE SETTLEMENT OF CANADA AND THE FIVE NATION INDIANS 79

CHAP. IV. FRENCH AND ENGLISH DOWN TO THE PEACE OF UTRECHT . . 123

CHAP. V. THE MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA . . . . . . . . . . . 147

CHAP. VI. ACADIA AND HUDSON BAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170

CHAP. VII. LOUISBOURG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

CHAP. VIII. THE PRELUDE TO THE SEVEN YEARS' WAR . . . . . . . . 216

CHAP. IX. THE CONQUEST OF CANADA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250

CHAP. X. THE CONQUEST OF CANADA (_continued_) . . . . . . . . 289

CHAP. XI. GENERAL SUMMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329

APPENDIX I. LIST OF FRENCH GOVERNORS OF CANADA . . . . . . . . 350

APPENDIX II. DATES OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF CANADA DOWN TO 1763 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351

LIST OF MAPS

1. Map of the French and English possessions in North America in the middle of the eighteenth century

2. Map of New England, New York, and Central Canada, showing the waterways

3. Map of Louisbourg

4. Map of Quebec

[Illustration: Map of the French and English Possessions in NORTH AMERICA in the Middle of the 18th Century]


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