British North America
British North America referred to the colonies and territories of the British Empire in continental North America. The term was first used informally in 1783, but it was uncommon before the Report on...
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Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for muc...
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Lower Canada
The Province of Lower Canada (French: province du Bas-Canada) was a British colony on the lower Saint Lawrence River and the shores of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (1791–1841). It covered t...
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Province of Canada
The United Province of Canada, or Province of Canada, or the United Canadas was a British colony in North America from 1841 to 1867. Its formation reflected recommendations made by John La...
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Province of Quebec (1763–91)
The Province of Quebec was a colony in North America created by Great Britain after the Seven Years' War. Great Britain acquired French Canada by the Treaty of Paris in which (after a long debate) Fra...
Rupert's Land
Rupert's Land, or Prince Rupert's Land, was a territory in British North America, consisting the Hudson Bay drainage basin, which was nominally owned by the Hudson's Bay Company for 200 years from 167...
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Upper Canada
The Province of Upper Canada (French: province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the United Kingdom to govern the central third of the lands in British N...
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Colony of Vancouver Island
The Colony of Vancouver Island (officially known as the Island of Vancouver and its Dependencies), was a crown colony of British North America from 1849 to 1866, after which it was united with the mai...
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Equivalent Lands
The Equivalent Lands were several large tracts of land that the Province of Massachusetts Bay made available to settlers from the Connecticut Colony after April, 1716. This was done as compensation f...
Elihu Yale
Elihu Yale (5 April 1649 – 8 July 1721) was a Welsh merchant and philanthropist, Governor of the East India Company settlement in Fort St. George, at Madras and a benefactor of the Collegiate School i...
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Chickamauga Wars (1776–94)
The Cherokee–American wars were a series of back-and-forth raids, campaigns, ambushes, minor skirmishes, and several full-scale frontier battles in the Old Southwest from 1776 to 1795 between the Che...
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History of Nova Scotia
For military history, see Military history of Nova ScotiaNova Scotia (also known as Mi'kma'ki and Acadia) is a Canadian province located in Canada's Maritimes. The region was initially occupied by Mi'...
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Politics of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is a parliamentary democracy. Its unicameral legislature, the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, consists of fifty-one members. As Canada's head of state, Queen Elizabeth II is the head of N...
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James Logan (statesman)
James Logan (October 20, 1674–October 31, 1751), a statesman and scholar, was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, of Scottish descent and Quaker parentage. Logan served as colonial secretary to Wi...
Province of Massachusetts Bay
The Province of Massachusetts Bay was a crown colony in North America and one of the thirteen original states of the United States. It was chartered on October 7, 1691, by William and Mary, the joint ...
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Massachusetts smallpox epidemic
Massachusetts smallpox epidemic or Colonial epidemic was a smallpox epidemic that hit Massachusetts in 1633, affecting settlers and Native Americans. The casualties included 20 settlers from Mayflower...
North West Company
The North West Company was a fur trading business headquartered in Montreal from 1779 to 1821. It competed with increasing success against the Hudson's Bay Company in what was to become Western Canad...
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Charleston Library Society
Charleston Library Society, founded in 1748, is a subscription library in Charleston, South Carolina.The library is the third oldest subscription library in the United States after the Library Company...
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Geography of Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island's geography is mostly pastoral with red soil, white sand, and scattered communities. Known as the "Garden of the Gulf", the island is located in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence north o...
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HMS Nancy (1789)
80°01′12″W / 44.519214°N 80.019951°W / 44.519214; -80.019951HM Schooner Nancy was a schooner, built in Detroit in 1789. She served for several years in the fur trade on the Gr...
Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore (8 August 1605 – 30 November 1675), was an English peer who was the first Proprietor and Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland, and ninth Proprietary Gove...
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Stickeen Territories
The Stickeen Territories /stɪˈkiːn/, also colloquially rendered as Stickeen Territory, Stikine Territory, and Stikeen Territory, was a territory of British North America whose brief existence began ...
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Thomas Bray
The Reverend Dr Thomas Bray (1658 – 15 February 1730) was an English clergyman who helped formally establish the Church of England in Maryland, as well as the Society for the Propagation of Christian ...
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