First Nations and New France

  • Period: Feb 16, 980 to

    LIFE

  • Feb 16, 985

    First People cross into the Americas

  • Feb 22, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France from 1665 to

  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

  • King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland

  • Expulsion of the Acadians

  • Seven Years War, 1756 – 1763

  • British conquest of Quebec 1759 – 1760

  • Treaty of Paris

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