Canada

Canada's history

By wr-sara
  • Jan 1, 1534

    The Fur Trade Starts

    The Fur Trade Starts
    he Fur Trade was an adjunct to the fishig industry in the beginning. The beaver also played a key part in making the Fur Trade. It started as a fashion trend for men in Europe. The competion was fierce between France and England to control Canada's land and it's resources.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Fur Trade is in Full Swing

    Fur Trade is in Full Swing
    People faced a lot of problems especially because you had to come to the fort, that doesn't sound like a big problem does it, well this isn't your every day walk to the grocery store. People came from Europe to Canada!
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Environment Takes a Hit From the Fur Trade

    Environment Takes a Hit From the Fur Trade
    The buisness itself was trading animal fur, to get the animal fur you have to kill the animal. In Canada, they traded fox, beaver, marten, mink, and otter.
  • Jan 1, 1574

    Samuel de Champlain is Born

    Samuel de Champlain is Born
  • Prince Rupert is Born

    Prince Rupert is Born
  • Radisson and Groseilliers are Born

    Radisson and Groseilliers are Born
  • James Knight is Born

    James Knight is Born
  • Matonabbee is Born

    Matonabbee is Born
  • Peter Pond is Born

    Peter Pond is Born
  • Thomas Douglas is Born

    Thomas Douglas is Born
  • George Simpson is Born

    George Simpson is Born
  • Alexander Tilloch Galt is Born

    Alexander Tilloch Galt is Born
  • Alexander Mackenzie is Born

    Alexander Mackenzie is Born
  • James George is Born

    James George is Born
  • Sir Sanford Fleming is Born

    Sir Sanford Fleming is Born
  • Andrew Onderdonk is Born

    Andrew Onderdonk is Born
  • Robert Henderson is Born

    Robert Henderson is Born
  • Gold Rush Starts

    Gold Rush Starts
    It all started on Rabbit Creek when Henderson didn't sell any tobacco to the Indians. They wanted to get revenge on them so they told everybody that there was gold.
  • The Search For Gold is in Full Swing

    The Search For Gold is in Full Swing
    The problems that people faced were phenomenal like, many people knew little about mining. Prospectors ate a diet of beans and bacon.They had little clothing apart from what they could wear and what they could carry. Hard labour, long winters, swarms of summer mosquitoes were only some of things prospectors had to go through just to get a shot at striking it rich and most of them died because of mining accidents, anyway.
  • George Washington Carmack is Born

    George Washington Carmack is Born
  • Cariboo Road

    Cariboo Road
    As a result of the gold rush we had to build Cariboo Road which used natural resorces
  • Environment Takes a Hit From the Gold Rush

    Environment Takes a Hit From the Gold Rush
    If everybody is panning for gold the surface gold is going to get depleated so your going to need to use explosives to bring the gold to the top. Many wanted to mine for gold but others saw it as an opportunity to build factories and that is just what American buisnessmen did, which again is pollution.
  • Casey Jones is Born

    Casey Jones is Born
  • New Brunswick

    New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia
  • Ontario

    Ontario
  • Quebec

    Quebec
  • The British North America Act

    The British North America Act
    The British North American Act was the statute created out 3 former British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the province of Canada (Quebec and Ontario.) The British North American Act made Canada, Canada
  • Manitoba

    Manitoba
  • The Northwest Territories

    The Northwest Territories
  • British Columbia

    British Columbia
  • Prince Edward Island

    Prince Edward Island
  • Robert Service is Born

    Robert Service is Born
  • Yukon

    Yukon
  • The Start of Building The Railroad

    The Start of Building The Railroad
    Roads were bumpy, roads were muddy, in winter, roads froze over which put an end to to navigation, the only solution, a railroad! The confedaration in 1867 also influenced the government of Canada to build a railroad.
  • Railroad Construction is in Full Swing

    Railroad Construction is in Full Swing
    As a worker on the railroad you had to face a lot of challenges you lived in dingy log houses, you ate a diet of salted pork and corned beef. There was no doctors or nurses so if you got sick you'd just have to get over it.
  • Environment takes a hit from the railroad

    Environment takes a hit from the railroad
    To make a railroad you need something to place it on so it was wood, which is using a natural resource. Then they began to use steel which for the last time now is using a natural resource. It affectedthe earth back then but, it also opened a door for pollution in the modern day such as, trains produce nitrogen dioxide and carbon dioxide.
  • Alberta

    Alberta
  • Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan
  • James Houston is Born

    James Houston is Born
  • Newfoundland

    Newfoundland
  • The Constitution Act

    The Constitution Act
    The Constitution Act of 1982 gave Canada full independance. The Constitution Act is the British North American Act with several amendments. It came with a Charter af Rights and Freedoms. These are only
    a few of the many rights in Canada because of the Constitution Act.
  • Nunavut

    Nunavut
  • Fur Trade Today

    Fur Trade Today
    The town Rupert's Land was made from the Fur Trade. The fur Trade lead to 1867 confedaration and those claims from the fur traders help establish the border between Canada and the US.
  • Railroad Today

    Railroad Today
    The railroad linked Canada togther as a country and without it Canada wouldn't be a country. The railroad replaced horses and gave way to automobiles. Many communities sprang up beside the tracks such as, Port Moody, Banff, Calgary, Medicine Hat, Swift Current, Regina, Brandon, Porta La Prarie, Winnepeg, Kenora, Thunder Bay, North Bay, Ottawa, Toronto, Sudbury.
  • Gold Rush Today

    Gold Rush Today
    The gold rush influenced Britain in to making BC a British colony it also influenced the bringing of BC into Canada. Bonanza Creek and Dawson were made towns because of the gold rush.