The Idea of Continental Union: Agitation for the Annexation of Canada to the United States, 1849-1893

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Index
Adams, Charles F., 38
Alabama: arouses American hostility against Great Britain, 37; proposal to satisfy claims by annexation, 94, 111, 131, 133; mentioned, 143, 152
Alaska: purchase of related to annexation of British Columbia, 131, 133, 134
Allen, Sir Hugh: and Canadian Pacific contract, 146, 147
American Revolution, v, 255
Andrews, Israel D.: special agent to the Maritime colonies, 30
Annand, William: editor, Halifax Morning Chronicle, 75; and annexation, 75
Annexation: defined, viii; American attempts to achieve by force, 1775- 1776, 1812, 1, 2, 3
--Movement of 1849: origins of and support for, 13-15, 16, 18-19, 31; reasons for failure of, 22-26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32
--Movement of 1865: causes and location of, 42, 43; decline of, 44-48
--Postconfederation movement in Canada: relationship to reciprocity, 58; Banks resolution for, 66; causes and advocates in Maritime Provinces, 67- 70, 72, 73, 75, 80-84, 85, 86, 90, 91; movement in Quebec and Ontario, 86-89, 90; supporters join independence movement, 91, 92; reasons for collapse of movement, 92, 93, 94, 95
--Postconfederation movement in British West: causes and leaders in Red River settlement and the United States, 104, 105-10; reasons for failure of, 118-23, 126, 140-41; causes and support of in British Columbia, 127-29, 130, 131, 132, 134, 136, 138, 139; failure of, 140, 141
--Movement of the 1880's: origins of, 155, 156, 157; support for, 190-99, 216, 217, 218, 234; in Manitoba, 163-65, 171, 172, 174, 175, 195, 196, 197, 211; in Ontario, 175-79; in Quebec, 175-79, 192, 193, 194; many regard as inevitable, 177, 178; and commercial union movement, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190; in Maritime Provinces, 195, 196, 197, 211; indifference to in United States, 198- 99; and Jesuit Estates Act, 206, 207, 208; and Manitoba schools question, 209, 210; connection with unrestricted reciprocity, 212, 214, 215, 220, 221; in the United States, 216, 217, 218, 240, 241
--Movement in the 1890's and after: and election of 1891, 220-21, 223- 25; organization in Ontario, 227-29; in Quebec, 234; Continental Union League organized to promote, 234- 37; and reciprocity agreement of 1911, 242; sentiment for in Canada and the United States, 1942, 244, 245
--General characteristics of the movements: causes, 246-48; reasons for failure, 248-51; support of in the United States, 251, 252, 253; effects on Canadian and American history, 254, 256
Anticonfederationists of New Brunswick, 85
Anticonfederationists of Nova Scotia: organized, 55; seek secession from Canada, 56, 71, 72; turn to annexation, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75; win election of 1867, 71, 72; deserted by Howe, 77, 78. See alsoHowe, Joseph; Nova Scotia
Baker, C. S., 217n
Baldwin, Robert: opposition to annexation, 25
Banks, Nathaniel P.: introduces annexation bill, 66; joint resolution by, protesting confederation, 67; mentioned, 141

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