Family Compact


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Family Compact

n
1. (Historical Terms) the Family Compact the ruling oligarchy in Upper Canada in the early 19th century
2. (often not capitals) any influential clique
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This oligarchy, also known as Family Compact, had remained close to the sitting Governor since the start of the 19th century and enjoyed powers and privileges within administration and commerce.
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Family history caught Newman's attention, specifically the extensive genealogy of the Jarvis Family, which some would argue were an early form of the Family Compact. While Newman covers their story, those of some other figures are omitted, including that of the founder of my hometown of Brockville, William Buell.
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The Family Compact of Upper Canada began selling mining properties to promoters on the north shore of Superior and Huron.
Mackenzie cast yet another blow against the Family Compact (3) by reviving discussion of an 1817 scandal that arose from a duel between Samuel Peters Jarvis and John Ridout, an example that underlines the ambiguous conventions governing the behavior of young, upper-class men in the colony.
I was warm and fed, at the Royal York with the 21st-century incarnation of the Family Compact, some 150 years after the struggles of Baldwin and LaFontaine with Bishop Strachan, who presided at St.
(That's a whole other story of corruption.) Mackenzie is credited with giving name to Jarvis and his lot: he called them the Family Compact. The current protestors refer to them as the One Per Cent.
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The Family Compact oligarchy was able to use its control of the legislature to charter limited-liability corporations such as the Bank of Upper Canada and the Canada Company.
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