• Sir Étienne-Paschal Taché is Born

    Sir Étienne-Paschal Taché is born in Montmagney, Quebec to parents Charles Taché and Geneviève Michon.
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  • War of 1812

    The was of 1812 was a military conflict between the United States of America and the Bristish Empire. The Americans started by declaring the war for many reasons. President James Madison sent a message to the Congress, recounting American grievances against Great Britain, though not specifically calling for a declaration of war.
  • John A Macdonald Born

    John A Macdonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland to parents Hugh Macdonald and Helen Shaw.
  • George-Étienne Cartier Born

    George-Étienne Cartier was born in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, (Verchères County, Lower Canada) to parents Jacques Cartier and Marguerite Paradis.
  • George Brown Born

    George Brown was born in Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland to Peter Brown and Isabella Mackenzie
  • First Cholera Outbreak

    In 1832 Cholera was brought to Canada from Britain. By 1854 20,000 people were killed by the disease. Grosse Île a quarantine station was needed to inspect ships just outside of Quebec. People burned so many smudge pots to battle the disease that Quebec was encloaked in smoke.
  • Battle of St-Denis

    The battle of St-Denis was fought in November 23, 1837. It was fought between British colonial authorities under Lieutenant-Colonel Gore and Lower Canada rebels. In the end the Patriots were victoriously lead under Wolfred Nelson.
  • Battle of St Charles

    Col Charles Wetherall's troops won against the Patriots at St Charles. It was their first major defeat.
  • Act of Union

    In 1840, the act of union was passed, although Upper and Lower Canada weren't officially united as the Province of Canada until February 10th, 1941.
  • The First Election after the Act of Union

    After this election Upper Canada became West Canada and Lower Canada was known as East Canada. This system was designed to reduce the political clout of French Canadians and to facilitate their assimilation. Kingston was chosen as the new capital. During the election, there was widespread violence and even death. Also English became the official language.
  • Ottawa is born

    During 1855 Bytown was renamed to Ottowa and still is to this present day.
  • Ottawa as capital

    In 1857, Queen Victoria was asked to settle a big dispute between Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Kingston and Ottawa as to which city should be named Capital of the Province of Canada. This was a big decision but in the end Ottawa was chosen.
  • Charlottetown Conference started

    The Charlottetown conference lasted 6 days. The colonies involved were Canada East, Canada West ann the Maritimes (except NFL). And the purpose of the conference was to conference the Maritimes to vote for Confederation, figure out how finances could be arranged in the United Provinces and the powers of government at General and local levels.
  • Quebec Conference started

    The conference started in October and lasted around 16 days. All the colonies were invoved and the purpose was to make a a plan for union, choose representatives for each province, money to run government, power the government would have, and figure out how many houses of parliament.
  • Building Parliament

    The cornerstones of the Parliament buildings were set. These buildings still stand in the present day Ottawa, Canada.
  • Building Parliment

    When Ottawa was chosen at capita, immidiate preperation began and the building started process and isstill here to this day.
  • Off to London

    The London Conference was held in December 1866 and was the third and final conference. They soon led to Canadian Confederation in 1867. Sixteen delegates from the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick met with officials of the British government to talk about the British North America Act, in 1867.
  • London Conference started

    The London conference was the last and lasted about 90 days. The colonies involved were Province of Canada, New Brunswickand Nova Scotia. During the conference they made final plans for the union to satisfy everyoneFederation bill to present to Britain.
  • Freedom at Last!

    Ontario and Quebec, were the British Province of Canada that was split into two. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia also became Provinces of Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald was Canada's first Prime Minister and Ottawa offically became the capital.