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Canadian Events

  • Jan 1, 1498

    Cabot's "Discovery" of Newfoundland

  • Jan 1, 1534

    Cartier's "Discovery" of New France

  • Champlain Founds Quebec City

    Champlain Founds Quebec City
    On July 3rd, 1608, Champlain lands in Quebec City. He built three wooden buildings surrounded by a moat. This was called the "Habitation". Jesuit priests came from France to build churches, schools and hospitals.
  • Maissonneuve founds Montreal

  • Hudson Bay Company Founded

  • Treaty of Utrecht

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    Battle of Louisbourg

  • Fall of Quebec

  • Quebec Act

  • North West Company founded

  • Paris Treaty

    Paris Treaty
    The Paris Treaty wassignedon September 3rd, 1783. It ended the Revolutionary War between Britain and the Americans. The Treaty said that the 13 states were to be free and independent colonies. It also included rights, such as fishing, and land boundaries.
  • Constitutional Act of 1791

  • Red River Settlement Founded

  • End of the War of 1812

  • Union Act

  • Responsible government created

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    Cahrlottetown Conference

  • Confederation

  • Manitoba joins Canada

  • Northwest Rebellion

  • Louis Riel is Executed

  • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne. Him and his wife Sophie were shot in Sarajevo by a Serbian terrorist by the name of Gavrillo Princip. The goal of the assassination was to break off Austria-Hungary's south-Slav provinces and conbine them into a greater Serbia.
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    Battle of Ypres II

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    Battle of the Somme

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Armistice Day is also known today as Rememberance Day. It marks the day that WWI ended at the 11th hour. It is a holiday in many allied countries and is meant to commemorate the lives of the soldiers that died for us. Italy celebrates Armistice Day on November 4th, the day of Armistice of Villa Giusti.
  • Treaty of Versailles

  • Start of WWII

  • D-Day

  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun killed themselves in Berlin. Hitler shot himself while poisoning himself with cyanide. In 1970, their bodies were both cremated and their ashes were scattered.
  • VE Day