The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America
: the Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675, Bernard Bailyn, Alfred A.
The Peopling of British North America
: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675 is his subtitle and he begins with a generalizing chapter on the North American Indians.
British North America
was the largest contiguous group of colonies in the empire and included--apart from Upper and Lower Canada--New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward and Cape Breton islands, and their several dependencies.
At the same time, few would deny his central conclusion that these cities were the true incubators of resistance and rebellion against imperial authority in British North America
. Although such a finding is not necessarily new, Carp's thoroughly documented study represents the most significant elaboration of this very important subject to date.
The 9th Earl of Dalhousie, George Ramsay, who served as Governor-in-Chief of British North America
from 1820 to 1828, had a reputation for benevolence.
Even if they wanted to, it would require a change to the "British North America
Act" and any move in that direction would open a Pandora's box of political maneuverings with each premier using the occasion to add on whatever beef they might have with the Act.
During the nineteenth century, the northern part of Greenland became settled by Inuit families who had emigrated from British North America
. In 1953, Greenland's colonial status was lifted, in a process similar to that experienced by members of the British Commonwealth, and it became part of the Danish Kingdom with representation in the Danish parliament, the Folketing.
(1.) Reference re British North America
Act 1867 (UK) Section 24,  S.C.R.
Canada: Canadians celebrate Canada Day on July 1 to commemorate the anniversary of the granting of Royal Assent to the British North America
Act, which created the self-governing dominion of Canada in 1867.
The authors carefully describe the difficult struggle to establish a Presbyterian witness in British North America
following the American Revolution.
Blacks on the Border: The Black Refugees in British North America
, 1815-1860 by Harvey Amani Whitfield University of Vermont Press, November 2006, $24.95, ISBN 1-584-65606-9