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  • From the very beginning of colonization, France was an important participant in the exploration and exploitation of Newfoundland.
  • Britain was at war with France from 1793 until 1815, with a brief period of peace in 1802-1803.
  • The role of the Garrison in Newfoundland between the years 1815 and 1870.
  • The life of Lieut. Howard Douglas and his account of the wreck of the British ship Phillis off the southwest coast of Newfoundland in October 1795.
  • The story of the tragic 1903 Hubbard Expedition into the Labrador interior, and an overview of the career of Dillon Wallace.
  • The unprecedented prosperity of the early 19th century contributed to an extraordinary increase in immigration to Newfoundland
  • A brief history of Labrador, including the importance of the fishery, permanent settlement, and relations with Quebec and with Newfoundland.
  • European knowledge of the northern Labrador coast was significantly improved after 1763 by a series of voyages carried out by Moravian missionaries.
  • The fishing trends which developed after 1793 became even more pronounced after 1803, when the Napoleonic wars began.
  • In 1870 an important chapter in the history of Newfoundland came to a close when the British government withdrew the military garrison at St. John's.
  • The most alarming military danger between 1793 and 1815 came from the British forces stationed at Newfoundland who would mutiny over grievances.
  • Cormack's journeys did not stimulate a rush into the Newfoundland interior, which for much of the 19th century remained a Mi'kmaq preserve.
  • Information about the Newfoundland interior, including interaction with the Beothuk and mapping the area.
  • The most visible sign of the transformation from fishery to colony was the increase in Newfoundland's permanent population.
  • Between 1898 and 1909, Newfoundland and Labrador ice captain Bob Bartlett and American explorer Robert Peary made three separate attempts to reach the North Pole.
  • The fishery remained the mainstay of the St. Pierre and Miquelon economy during the 19th century.
  • In 1763 French authorities reclaimed possession of the islands (St. Pierre and Miquelon) and re-established a small French resident population.
  • Information about the migratory fishery and the patterns permanent settlement around Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • The growth of the resident population did not greatly alter the settlement patterns already established in Newfoundland before 1815.
  • Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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