First Nations and Nouvelle France

  • Jan 1, 985

    Vikings Land

    Vikings Land
    Vikingas make first contanct with Canada as they land in L'Anse aux Meadows in modern Newfoundland. The picture Provided is one of the three protected shelters of the early vikings in L'Anse aux Meadows.
  • Period: Jan 1, 985 to

    First Nations and Nouvelle France

  • Jan 6, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland
    Jacques Cartier (1491-1557) lands in Newfoundland, his first trip to Canada, where he will map parts of the St. Lawrence and establish the land as Canada.
  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

    Champlain establishes Port Royal
    Samuel De Champlain establishes Port Royal in Nova Scotia near the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This would later become the capital of Acadia for a period.
  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

    Champlain establishes Quebec City
    Samuel De Champlain establishes Quesbec City along the St. Lawrence River.
  • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

    Filles du Rois, or the kings daughters were women who were old enough to get married who were transported to Canada to become wives fo men in Canada. They were used to keep the populations of colonies up and allow children to be born in this new land.
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    Jean Talon

    Jean Talon becomes the intendant of New France from 1665 to 1668. While intendant, he oversaw many colonies and conducted the first census in New France.
  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

    The two were french explorers and fur traders who were among the first Europeans to explore parts of the Hudson Bay.
  • Hudson's Bay Company granted monopoly of trade in Rupertsland.

    Hudson's Bay Company granted monopoly of trade in Rupertsland.
    King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland.
  • Acadian Expulsion

    Acadian Expulsion
    The Acadians were a colony in the Maritimes of Canada. The British decided this French Colony posed a threat to the British so they deported the Acadians to British Colonies, French Colonies, Britain and France.
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    Seven Years War

    Thsi was the war that ultimately decided the fate of Canada. The war took place in Canada and was between the British army and the French. The British ended up winning and taking control of Canada.
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    British conquest of Quebec

    The British nation conquered Quebec and Quebec City, gaining a large amount of power in Canada, this would alter lead to the victory for contol of Canada over the French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Seven Years War.
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    Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading postsinto the interior; voyageurs and Métis nation.

    Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading postsinto the interior; voyageurs and Métis nation.