Jan 6, 1497
Cabot claimed NewfoundlandJohn Cabot claimed Newfoundland for England
Jan 6, 1534
Cartier claims St. LawrenceJacques Cartier claims the lands around the St. Lawrence River
Beginning of 100 Year period of warBritain and France fight several wars from the late 1600's to the late 1700's
Seven Years WarThe beginning of a war between Britain and France that is called the French and Indian War in the United States..