Map of the Seat of the Rebellion, showing route of troops and progress of Canadian Pacific Railway construction work. [cartographic material]
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Map of the Seat of the Rebellion, showing route of troops and progress of Canadian Pacific Railway construction work. [cartographic material]Hierarchical level:ItemDate:4 April 1885.Reference:Local class no.: H3/701/1885, Box number: 2000229217, 2000229217Local class no.:H3/701/1885Type of material:Maps and cartographic material, Textual materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:4146056
Record Information – DetailsDate(s):4 April 1885.Place:Toronto (Ont.):Place of creation:CanadaPublisher:Evening Telegram,Extent:1 map : print ; 30.48 x 43.815 cm.
1 p. of textual records.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:The document is a single page taken from the Evening Telegram newspaper, dated Saturday, April 4, 1885. The top half of the page consists of a map which shows parts of Saskatchewan, the District of Assiniboia, and Manitoba. The middle portion of the page is a diagram showing construction progress on the Canadian Pacific Railways. The bottom half of the page consists of a narrative titled "Story of Riel's Rising" and other news stories.Additional name(s):Additional information:General Note:The North West Resistance (or North West Rebellion) was an uprising in what is now Saskatchewan and Alberta. It began in 1884, when Louis Riel returned to Canada to advocate for the rights of the Métis of Saskatchewan and formed a provisional government. Riel led an armed insurgency, fought mainly by Métis and some First Nations allies. It ended with their defeat by federal troops at the Battle of Batoche on May 9, 1885.Location of originals note:"Story of Riel's Rising", Telegram, April 4,1885Cartographic math data:Scale 1 inch to approx. 37 1/2 milesAvailability of other formats note:The microfiche version is NMC8441Varying form of title:Subject heading:Source:Private
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