History Timeline

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    History Timeline

  • Feb 19, 1534

    Jacque Cartier

    Sent Jacques Cartier on a voyage of exploration, Ordered Francois to find two things: - Gems and metals like golds, silvers, etc to make french more rich and a shipping route to the orient so french traders are allowed to import silk and other products to Europe
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain was known as the "Father of New France". Champlain worked endlessly to establish a colony for France in 1603 until the time of his death in 1635. As Champlain sailed eastern North America, he found a settlement in Quebec City. This was the first setlement that was permanent for Europeans which is now known as Canada.
  • The Ursuline Nuns

    In 1639 the Ursuline sisters arrived in Quebec. They built a religious community. The ursuline nuns built school for girls becuase there were only boys. The schools taught reading, writiing, math and homemaking. Graduates were expected to become nuns or wives and moms.
  • Bishop Francois de Laval's arrival in New France

    In the year of 1659, a bishop by the name of Francois de Laval had arrived in New France. Laval had been given a task to organize every aspect of the work in the church from the pope. In 1674, he was selected as first bishop of Quebec.. One of lavals most significant achievements was setting up the Seminaty of Quebec in 1663.
  • The Fur Traders

    New France would trade with Antilles and France. France would give New France manufactured goods and in return they would get furs, wood and fish. France would also trade manufactured goods to Antilles in return for sugar,rum,tobacco and molasses. New France would trade fish,flour,peas and wood to Antilles in return for Sugar,rum,tobacco,coffee and molasses.
  • Jean Talon Intendant

    Jean Talon served as an intendant from 1665-1668, then again from 1670-1672. Jean was the intendant of France's southern territories which included New France, Acadia and Newfoundland. In 1666 he controled a census of the population. He also increased the trade with New France and the french colonies in the Caribbean, was responsivle for setting up the filles du roi program and organized buildings of sawmills, fisheries, a brewery and shipbuilding docks.
  • The Great Peace of Montreal

    The French and First Nations did not get along with each other at times. Their bond had started to improve as New France became more developed. In the year of 1701, in Montreal. 1300 representives from more than 40 First Nations met leaders in Montreal the First Nations signed a treaty with New France they both agreed to communicate with each other in the future, The treaty was important because it meant First Nations wouldn't help the British, it had worked.
  • The peace treaty of Utrecht

    France and Britain talked about a peace treaty in Utrecht. Both sides agreed that they would give back some colonies that were captured in the war. Britain had offered to return Acadia or Guadeloupe and Martinique. Because those islands grew sugar that was very valuable to Europe, France had agreed to keep them and let them have Acadia.
  • The Seven Year War

    The Seven Year War took place from 1756-1763. It was an all out war between the French and the British, this war took place all over the world. The war got serious in 1758 when Louisbourg was captured and the fortress was destroyed by the British, the British also had invaded the St. Lawerence River.
  • The peace treaty of Paris

    The peace treaty of Paris was the end of the seven year war between the British and the French. The British signed a peace treaty in Paris which is the capital of France. Both sides gave back some places it captured from seperate wars. New France was not one of them it stayed as a British colony.