History of Canada

By Joufa
  • Quebec City

    Quebec City was made a fur trade post for the French Colonists.
  • Hudson Bay Company

    King Charles II of Englnd gave the Hudson Bay Company monopaly on all the trading around the Hudson Bay.
  • Start of Seven years War

    The Seven Year War was mainly Britian and the Iroquois against the French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris was signed, which allowed the French to keep 2 small islands off of Newfoundland.
  • Seven Years War End

    This was the end of the 7 year war. Britian lead by General James Wolfe defeated the French lead by Montcalm in the Plains of Abraham.
  • British Colonial Rule Start

    British Colonial rule starts on this day.
  • The Royal Proclimation Act

    The Royal Proclimation was made to assimilate the French into British ways.
  • The Quebec Act

    The Quebec Act gave the French more freedom. Allowed the French to keep there language, and culture. The act also created Upper and Lower Canada.
  • North West Company was formed

    The North West Company was formed creating competition between the Hudson Bay Compagny in fur trade.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution. The Loyalists who lived on America endured animosity from the Patriots.
  • Constitutional Act

    This act divided what is modern time Ontario and Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada. Ontarion was Upper Canada and Quebec is Lower Canada.
  • The Settling in Red River

    Lord Selkirk had settlers come to the Red River area to settle. The land was bough from the HBC since the Metis and Natives didn't officailly own the land
  • War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was between Great Britian and America. No one had won the war. This war was started because of unreasonal tax which was charged on American imports, and Manifest Destiny.
  • Pemmican Proclimation

    This proclimation was made to forbid the export of pemmican on that year because it was the main source of food for the new settlers.
  • Corn Laws

    The Corn Laws were put into action, stopping cheap wheat from comming into Britian. This is because wheat from Canada was far more cheap than the ones grown in Britian, this would make food industries in Britian go bankrupt, which is why this Law was put up.
  • Battle of the Seven Oaks

    The battle of Seven Oaks was suppose to be a friendly negotiation. However the Metis did not agree to the government's terms which lead to a battle.
  • North West Company's Agreement

    The North West Company agreed to bacome part of the Hudson Bay Company.
  • Upper and Lower Canada

    Upper and Lower Canada becomes two provinces. Upper became Ontario, and Lower became Quebec.
  • Durham Report

    This report was made to tell the British government the cause of the rebellions of 1837-1838. In the report he included that the main reason which cause the rebellion is that they wanted a responsible government.
  • Act of Union

    The Act of Union was made to have the same number of representatives from each province despite the population.
  • Repel of Corn Laws

    The Corn Laws was repeled, which lifted the barrier protecting British from cheap wheat.
  • Start of Recipricity Treaty

    The Reciprocity Treaty allowed Canada and America to trade goods for free.
  • Political Deadlock Starts

    Political deadlock started when no party was able to stay in power long enough to provide stability. This was between George Brown and Macdonald..
  • Capital City Decided

    Ottawa was decided as the capital city of Canada in 1859.
  • America Begins Cival War

    Cival War starts in America.
  • Great Coalition

    The Great Coalition is formed between Macdoanld, Cartier, and Brown.
  • Brown's Announcment

    Brown announced that he was able to work woith his political enemies, Macdonald and Cartier. His political views changed when he fell in love.
  • Political Deadlock Ends

    Political deadlock ends wth Macdonald in power. THis happend because Brown had fell in love, and his political views changed,
  • Political Deadlock Ends

    Political Deadlock ends with Macdonald in power. This was becase Brown had changed his political views.
  • Start of Charlottetown Conference

    This was the beggining of the Charlottown Conference. This conference was informal. Basicly so that people will know each other better.
  • Charlottetown Conference Ends

    Charlottetown Conference comes to an end.
  • Quebec Conference Begins

    The Quebec conference begins. Discusions were on more serious matters.
  • Quebec Conference Ends

    The Quebec conference ends. THe final desision was to confederate all the provinces.
  • Cancelation of the Reciprocity Treaty

    The Recprocity Treaty was called to an end, thus ending the free trade between Canada and America.
  • American Cival War Ends

    American Cival War has ended,
  • Fenians Invade New Brunswick

    The Fenians invade New Brunswick.
  • Annexation Bill

    The Bill was proposed to the United States House of Representatives, but was never passed.
  • London Conference Begins

    London conference starts on this day, where they presented the 72 resolutions to the Queen.
  • Macdonald Becomes First Prime Minster

    Macdonald wins the election.
  • BNA Act

    The BNA Act was signed by Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
  • London Conference Ends

    This is the end of the London conference. Canada was finally confederated after the Queen signed the BNA Act.
  • Ontario

    Ontario joined Confederation on this day.
  • Quebec

    Quebec joined confederation on this day.
  • Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia joined confederation on this day.
  • New Brunswick

    New Brinswick joined confederation on this day.
  • Dominion of Canada

    The Dominion fo Canada is officailly formed on this day.
  • D'Arcy McGee was Assasinated

    Thomas D'Arcy McGee was assinated by a Fenian. This is the only political assasination in Canada. This was because D'Arcy was an Irish man who did not support the views of the Fenians.
  • Red River Rebellion

    The start of the Red RIver Rebellion.
  • Canadian Government Buys Rupert Land

    The Canadain Government buys Rupert's Land from the HBC or Hudson Bay Company.
  • Murderer of D'Arcy McGee Hanged

    Partrick James Whelan was hanged for the assasination of D'Arcy McGee
  • Metis Siezes Upper Fort Gary

    The Metis Siezed Upper Fort Gary in November. (Date not specified) They did this to get the governments attention, which allowed them to set up a provisional government.
  • Metis Bill of RIghts

    The Metis Bill of Rights was made to give the Metis people a comprimise for the land.
  • Provisional Government

    A provisional government was set up with their leader Louis Riel.
  • Manitoba

    Manitoba joined confederation on this day.
  • Northwest Territories

    Northwest Terrotories joined confederation on this day.
  • Louis Riel Flees to America

    Louis Riel was wanted by the government for treason because lead a rebellion with his provisional solders. Another reason is that when they captured Fort Gary, they has killed Scott Thomas, one of the important figures in parliment.
  • Macdonald in Power Again

    Macdonald comes back in power. The CPR construction was slowed down.
  • British Columbia

    British Columbia joined confederation on this day.
  • Pacific Scandal

    People thought that bribes were accepted by the Conservative government, used to build the railway.
  • North West Police

    In 1873 Macdonald had made the North West Army to control the amount of stealling in the West. This is because in the West there is only good farmland, nothing else. This had made lives harder for many people who settled there and cause them to loot other people for resources such as wood, and livestocks.
  • Prince Edward Island (P.E.I)

    Prince Edward Island joined confederation on this day.
  • Alexander Mackenzie Gets Elected as Prime Minister

    Alexander Mackenzie gets elected as a Liberal Prime Minister. This had caused delays in the railway.
  • Rules for Election

    Secret Ballet was used instead of public voting, and money spent on campain must be documented.
  • The Indian Act

    The Indian Act was made to identify First Nations from other people. This Act gave you an Indian Status,which makes you stay in the reserves, and allowed the government to take resources from the reserves for free, and no right to vote. If you marry a woman with Indian status then she woun;t have Indian status anymore, it is the opposite for a male.
  • Monteal Company Gets Contract to CPR

    A Montreal company bought the contract to the CPR.
  • National Policy

    The National Policy states that tarrifs are increased on imports. Strengthining the Dominion. Finish the CPR. Settleling in the West.
  • CPR was Founded

    CPR was founded on this day.
  • Metis Petition For More Rights

    The Metis petitioned for their rights but was ignored by the government.
  • MorthWest Rebellion

    The Metis begin to rebel. They sieze a prodistant church. War then began.
  • Completion of the CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway)

    The last spike was drivin in on this day. This signifies the completion of a magnificent fieat. The completion of the CPR.
  • Louis Riel Executed

    Louis Riel is executed for treason on this day.
  • Gold was Discovered at Kondlike (Start of Gold Rush)

    Gold was discovered near Kondlike at Fraiser River, which started the gold rush.
  • Yukon

    Yukon joined confederation on this day.
  • Gold Rush Ends

    The gold rush ended when gold was found in Nome.
  • Alberta

    Alberta joined confederation on this day.
  • Saskatchewen

    Saskatchewen joined confederation on this day.
  • Newfoundland

    Newfoundland joined confederation on this day.
  • The Canadian Army

    Canada offically got an army in 1967.
  • Free Trade

    Canada has agreed on free trade between the United States and Mexico.
  • Nunavut

    Nunavut joined confederation on this day.