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MAHOI (Mahoy, Magoi), MARIA (Douglas; Fisher) – Volume XVI (1931-1940)

“This a wonderful biography … It exemplifies what makes the DCB/DBC the extraordinary historical dictionary that it is.” (Ramsay Cook)

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

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The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

Civil Administration – Lower Canada

Sir George PREVOST was the person with overall responsibility for handling the war.

“On 21 Oct. 1811 Prevost was commissioned governor-in-chief of British North America; having been promoted lieutenant-general on 4 July 1811, he was also made commander of British forces in North America…. As commander-in-chief he was preoccupied with military preparedness.”

To find out what he did, click on the link below.

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