The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 1: Its Progress and Expansion at Home and Abroad Comprimising a Description and History of the Brit

September 2, 2018|
The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 1: Its Progress and Expansion at Home and Abroad Comprimising a Description and History of the Brit by Edgar Sanderson
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Excerpt from The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 1: Its Progress and Expansion at Home and Abroad Comprimising a Description and History of the British Colonies and Dependencies

Discovery of Newfoundland - Customs regulating the fisheries - The English flag planted on its coast - Importance of the cod-fishery - Attempts to colonize by the English - Lord Baltimore's colony - Wise rule of Sir David Kirke - Newfoundland finally ceded to Britain - St. John's seized by the French, but recaptured - After-history of the island - Nova Scotia or Acadia - A Scottish settlement at Port Royal - The country restored to France - Cromwell's expedition to Port Royal - Joint occupation by English and French - Acadia ceded to France - Contests between the English and French settlers - Sir William Phipps' expedition against Port Royal - The colony becomes a British possession - Difficulties with the French inhabitants - Governorship of Paul Mascarene - Arrival of English emigrants Difficulties with the Acadians - Their expatriation - Representative government established - The colonies of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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Title:The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 1: Its Progress and Expansion at Home and Abroad...Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.84 inPublished:September 2, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330668677

ISBN - 13:9781330668672

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