Oct 9, 1522
Earth Proven RoundCulture and currents of Thought:
The first person to ever circle the world was Magellan. His journey started in 1519 and he came back with the proof that the world was round in 1522. This created a new current of thought in the society.
One Hundred Associates (to populate the colony)Population and Settlement:
The Company of One Hundred Associates was manditated by the King of France in 1627 to populate the colony which at the time had only around one hundred European inhabitants. Several hundred coloists were attracted by this company. Because of this company, in 1663 New France had more than 3000 people and about 1850 of them were immigrants, while many of them were born in France.
Natives Converting to CatholismCulture and Currents of Thought:
In 1642, Paul Chomedy established Montreal and made an effort to convert the natives to catholism. Ville-Marie was the older name for Montreal, and the Indian name was Hochelaga.
Jean Talon's PoliciesPopulation and Settlement:
In 1663 Jean Talon's Policies were made to increase the population of New France. For example, the Fils Du Roi came, e offered soldiers land if they stayed after completing their military service and he hiired workers to come work for 3 years.
Royal GovernmentOfficial power and countervailing powers:
The king instaured the new governing system in New France in the year of 1663. In New France, the people in the Royal Governement are the Governor, Intendant and Bishop. In France, the people included in the Royal Government are the King and the Minister of Marine. There is also the Captain of Militian and the people of France. The Royal Government shows the reationships of authority.
Census of The Populatiokn MadePopulation and Settlement:
Jean Talon was mandated in 1666 by the King of France to take a census of the population of New France. The reason for this was to determine the amoutn of men that could be recruited for military purposes. Information was then collected in each city and village to create the census. In the end the data showed 3173 people in the colony.
Beaver Economy in CrisisEconomy and Development:
In the year of 1690 the beaver economy crisis began. The fur-related clothing was no longer in fashion and the demand for bever pelts was getting lower. It only became popular again after the year 1715.
Treaty of UtrechtOfficial power and countervailing powers:
The second colonial war was ended with the Treaty of Utrecht. This treaty actually compromised many individual peace treaties instead of just one single document. The reoresentatives of King Louis XIV and Philip V of Spain were the ones to conclde the treaties.
Beaver Economy Gained StrengthEconomy and Development:
After losing style in 1690, the beaver economy went down. The beaver economy went back up in 1715 when the other furs were ruined by insects and rodents.
Population Increase New FrancePopulation and Settlement:
The population increased rapidly in New France. In 1663 the population was around 3,000 people and in 1760 it was estimated to be around 70,000 people. Many of immigrants came because of Jean Talon's settlements: Soldiers were offered free land to stay in N.F. when their service was done, Files du Roi came, payments were made to those who married young and fathers of unmarried girl payed fines.
Royal ProclamationPower and counterviling powers:
King George III issued The Royal Proclomation in 1763. The purpose was to stabilize relations with Native North Americans and through trade, settlement , and land purchases. Another purpose was to organize Great Britain's North American Empire. The Royal Proclomation is still of legal importance to First Nations in Canada until this day.
The Quebec ActPower and Countervailing powers:
The principal components of the act consisted of:
* Expanding the province's territory, including what is now known as southern Ontario, India, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin.
*The oath of allegiance was replaced with another one that made no reference to the Protestants
*The Catholic faith was garateed practice
*Restored the French Civil Law but maintained the English Common Law
Treaty of ParisPower and coutervailing powers:
The Treaty of Pris was first signed on September 3, 1783. This treaty is what formally ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States of America, which had rebelled against the British rule.
Immigration of New France Slowing DownPopulation and settlement:
Because of Jean Talon's settlements, the population grew immensly. The immigration slowed down after 1680, although there was still a high birth rate to keep the population growing.