History Assignment

  • Jul 8, 1497

    Vasco da Gama First Voyage

    Vasco da Gama First Voyage
    On 8 July 1497 Vasco da Gama led a fleet of four ships with a crew of 170 men from Lisbon. The navigators included Portugal's most experienced, Pero de Alenquer, Pedro Escobar, João de Coimbra, and Afonso Gonçalves. It is not known for certain how many people were in each ship's crew but approximately 55 returned, and two ships were lost.
  • Jan 1, 1500


    They were nomadic
    They were patriliniare
    They lived in tipis.
  • Jan 1, 1500


    They lived in longhouses
    They were matriliniaire
    They were half sedimentary
    They were farmers
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Quebec-Canada Timeline

  • Apr 20, 1534

    Jacques Cartier First Voyage (1534)

    Jacques Cartier First Voyage (1534)
    On the 20th of April, 1534, Cartier set sail for under the a comission from the king to discover a western passage the the wealthy markets of Asia.
  • May 19, 1535

    Jacques Cartier Second Voyage (1535-1536)

    Jacques Cartier Second Voyage (1535-1536)
    Jacques Cartier set sail for a second voyage on May 19th the following year with three ships, 110 men, and his two Iroquoian captives reaching the St. Lawrence River until he reached Stadacona.
  • May 23, 1541

    Jacques Cartier Thrid Voyage (1541-1542)

    Jacques Cartier Thrid Voyage (1541-1542)
    On May 23rd, 1541, Cartier departed Saint-Malo on his third voyage with five ships. This time, any thought of finding a passage to the Orient was forgotten. The goals were now to find the "Kingdom of Saguenay" and its riches, and to establish a permanent settlement along the St. Lawrence River.
  • Founding of Trois-Rivieres

    Founding of Trois-Rivieres
    In 1603, while surveying the Saint-Lawrence River, Samuel de Champlain recommended establishing a permanent settlement in the area, which was finally done on July 4, 1634, by Laviolette.
  • Founding on Villa-Maria (Montreal)

    Founding on Villa-Maria (Montreal)
    In 1642 Ville-Marie was founded on the southern shore of Montreal island, where a chapel and a small settlement were built. A hospital, under the command of Jeanne Mance, was also established. Maisonneuve was the first governor of Montreal.
  • Founding of Montreals first hospital

    Founding of Montreals first hospital
    Jeanne Mance, the first nurse in New France. She founded the hospital on October 8, 1645, as confirmed by letters patent of Louis XIV of France in April 1669.
  • Royal Governemnt

    Governor: The governor is the highest rank in the royal goverment and has complete control over any situation. Intendant: Bishop
  • Founding of New France (Quebec)

    Founding of New France (Quebec)
    On July 3rd 1663, Samuel de Champlain dicovered New France and Quebec City after a very long journey across the ocean.
  • Treaty of Ryswick

    Treaty of Ryswick
    The Treaty of Ryswick was signed on 20 September 1697. The treaty settled the Nine Year War, which pitted France against the Grand Alliance of England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the United Provinces.
  • Treaty of Utrecht

    Treaty of Utrecht
    The Treaty of Utrecht was signed on the 11th of April, 1713 and was a series of peace treaties. The treaties between several European states, including Spain, Great Britain, France, Portugal, Savoy and the Dutch Republic, helped end the war.
  • Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle

    Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle
    The treaty was signed on 18 October 1748 by Great Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic. which put an end to the War of the Austrian Succession.
  • Beginning of Seven Year War (1756-1763)

    Beginning of Seven Year War (1756-1763)
    The war was driven by the antagonism between Great Britain and the Bourbon Dynasty (in France and Spain), resulting from overlapping interests in their colonial and trade empires.
    The war lasted seven years from 1756-1763 which explains where the name The Seven Year War is derived.
  • Battle On the Plaines of Abraham

    Battle On the Plaines of Abraham
    The Battle On the Plains of Abraham was a pivotal battle in the Seven Year War which helped decide the fate of Canada. The battle consisted of 10000 troops and lasted 15 minutes.
  • Articles of Capitulation

    Articles of Capitulation
    The Articles of Capitulation of Montreal were agreed upon between the Governor General of New France, Pierre François de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnal, and Major-General Jeffrey Amherst on behalf of the French and British crowns. There were 55 articles that contained a large array of demands with regards to the protection of the inhabitants of New France: the French, the Canadians, the Acadians, and
    the indians.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was signed February 10th, 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War. This treaty ended The Seven Year War
  • Royal Proclamation

    Royal Proclamation
    The Royal Proclamation was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America in which it forbade settlers from settling past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains. The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North American empire and to stabilize relations with Native North Americans through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western front.
  • Guy Carlton

    Guy Carlton
    Guy Carlton was to replace James Murray as governor of Quebec as a result of the population not liking Murrays descisions. However, after Carlton takes his position, the population become angry once again since he shares the same mentality as Murray
  • Quebec Act

    Quebec Act
    -The province's territory was expanded to the Indian Reserve, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and parts of Minnesota. -The oath of allegiance was replaced with one that no longer made reference to the Protestant faith. -It guaranteed free practice of the Catholic faith. -It restored the use of the French civil law.
  • Constitutional Act

    Constitutional Act
    The Constitutional Act reformed the government of the province of Quebec to accommodate the 10,000 English-speaking settlers, known as the United Empire Loyalists, who had arrived from the United States following the American Revolution. Quebec, with a population of 145,000 French speaking Canadians, was divided in two.
  • The War of 1812

    The War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States, and Great Britain, its colonies and its Indian allies in North America. The war lasted until February 18th, 1815.
  • 92 Resolutions

    92 Resolutions
    The 92 resolutions were a long series of demands for political reforms in the British-governed colony. On February 28, 1834, Papineau presented the Ninety-Two Resolutions to the Legislative Assembly. They were approved and then sent to London. The resolutions included, among other things, demands for an elected Legislative Council and an Executive Council responsible before the house of representatives.
  • 10 Resolutions

    10 Resolutions
    The 10 resolutions were the resolutions submitted by the British Interior Minister John Russell to the House of Assembly of Lower Canada on 6 March 1837 . These are the answers to the 92 resolutions adopted by the Patriots and submitted to the British authorities in 1834.
  • Act of Union

    Act of Union
    The Union Act abolished the legislatures of Lower Canada and Upper Canada and established a new political entity, the Province of Canada to replace them.
  • Canada creates its own currency

    Canada creates its own currency
    In 1853, Canada started trading with its own currency.
  • Seigneurial System Abolished

    Seigneurial System Abolished
    The seignurial system is abolished in 1854.
  • Canadian–American Reciprocity Treaty

    Canadian–American Reciprocity Treaty
    The Canadian–American Reciprocity Treaty of 1854, was a trade treaty between the United Province of Canada and the United States. It covered raw materials and was in effect from 1854 to 1865.
  • James Murray

    James Murray
    Murray, has just become the governor of Quebec and realizes that the Royal Proclamation is not workig because only 1% of the population is english.