10 Important Events of Canadian History

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In History
  • Welcome to Canada

    Note: Ignore the day and month of all events unless stated not to. Quebec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain. It will be the first permanent settlement for Europeans in New France.
  • Treaty Signed

    Great Britain and France sign a treaty that ends the war of Spanish Succession (1702-1713).
  • Anarchy Ended

    A representative government comes to Canada. It is created in Nova Scotia, the members were elected by qualified voters (men over 21 years old who owned property).
  • More Treaties

    The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years War (1756-1763), the first "world" war. France gives up most of it's now-Canadian territories, in turn, Great Britain will protect the Freanch language and Roman Catholicism.
  • Tiny Town

    The first House of Assembly is founded on modern-day Prince Edward Island. The small island will have an estimated population of 1300 people by 1775.
  • Welcome to New Brunswick

    Nova Scotia splits into two colonies, creating the colony of New Brunswick. By 1785, the arrival of 15,000 refugee Loyalists surges the population of New Brunswick to 20,000.
  • Prince Edward's Revenge

    After a whole decade of debating, people decide that P.E.I. is ready for a responsible government. Go P.E.I.!
  • Canada's Birth

    Canada is formed as the Dominion of Canada, made up of modern-day Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. The rest is taken up by the British.
  • Growing Up

    Now, Canada is made up of Brit. Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Northwest Terrirories. Nunavut will not join until 1999.
  • Today

    Now, Canada is what we know of it right now, because this event IS right now! Stephen Harper is Prime Minister, David Johnston is Governor General, and Queen Elizabeth is Monarch. What will happen in the future? Who knows? Maybe the U.S.A would surrender themselves to us! You never know.....
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    The Beginning to Now