• Period: Jan 1, 1500 to


  • Jan 1, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

    Cartier travels on his first expedition which explored the coast of South carolina, to Nova Scotia
  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • •First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France 1665 to 1668

  • 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

    The biggest tragedy to affect Europeans and Canadians
    Acadians were expelled from Acadia
  • Seven Years War 1756 to 1763

    includes the Battle on the Plains of Abraham
    The British defeated the French in the war.
  • Treaty of Paris

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

  • First People cross into the Americas, 18,000 B.C.

    Believed to have travelled across the bring land bridge, whuch was a bridge caused by the Ice Age that connected Asia with north America.
  • Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows