Canadian History

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Giovanni Caboto

    Giovanni Caboto is better known as John Cabot discovered Newfoundland
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    The first to explore the St. Lawrence River.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Established the first permanent French settlement in Quebec, Canada.
  • French and Indian war

    France fought for control of Canadian land.
  • Seven Years' War

    Takes control of Quebec.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    This gave Britain control of all lands east of the Mississippi River, except for 2 islands.
  • Quebec Act's Results

    This guarantees the right to maintain their culture.
  • New France

    France and Great Britain work together against the U.S.
  • Province of Canada

    Lower and upper Canada were united.
  • British North America Act

    Creates a federation union of Canada.
  • Transcontential Railroad

    Increased travel from Canada's east to west coast.
  • Yukon Gold

    Was established to meet the needs of the growing population from the gold rush.
  • Saskatchewan and Alberta

    Provinces were created so that the government could clloect taxes to pay for growing population.
  • Newfoundland

    Province joined Canada in order to have help railways.
  • Canadian Territory

    Was created so that the Inuit coud have their own land and government.