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A Brief History Of The Development Of Manitoba

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Corn small square 1st Jan, 1100 First Indications of Agriculture Native Manitobans seeded corn along the banks of the Red River, north of Winnipeg.
Timeline small square 1st Jan, 1500 Climate Change Changing climate hampers growth of native corn varieties. Natives gradually return to hunting, fishing, and trapping.
Timeline small square First European Arrival Captain Thomas Button winters 2 ships at Port Nelson, near the mouths of the Nelson and Hayes Rivers
Flag small square Hudsons Bay Company King Charles II of England grants sovereignty over large part of continent to "the governor and C. of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudsons Bay' or the Hudsons Bay Company
Timeline small square Churchill Construction of Fort Churchill by HBC.
Timeline small square Lord Selkirk Lord Selkirk establishes first agricultural settlement.
Timeline small square Seven Oaks Conflict Seven Oaks Governor Robert Semple and 19 colonists were killed in battle with Metis at Seven Oaks. Dispute over changing lifestyles along the Red River.
Flag small square Lower Fort Garry Lower Fort Garry trading post created.
Louis rielr small square Louis Riel HBC gives up Western Canadian territory to Canadian Government for $300,000. Lack of consideration to Metis leads to establishment of provisional government.
Timeline small square Manitoba Joins Confederation Manitoba and NWT join Confederation; the fifth province to do so.
Manitoba small square Boundaries Set Manitoba Website
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