Justin's Module 1-3 Assignement

  • Oct 11, 1534

    Jacques Cartier's 1st Voyage

    Jacques Cartier's 1st Voyage
    Population and Settlement: In 1534, French navigator Jacques Cartier explored the St. Lawrence river region in search of a passageway to Asia and precious metals. France lost interest in the region when cartier was not able to find a way to Asia.
  • Port Royal (Nova Scotia)

    Port Royal (Nova Scotia)
    Population and Settlement: In 1605, the King sends a voyage to establish a settlement in Nova Scotia. Samuel de Champlain was a big part of Port Royale, but it ended up failing because of its location.
  • Champlain Sets up Trading Post in Quebec

    Champlain Sets up Trading Post in Quebec
    Population and Settlement: In 1608, explorer Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec in order to facilitate fur trade with the Amerindians. The name "Quebec" comes from an Amerindian word meaning "narrowing." In fact, this region of the St-Lawrence rivers is very narrow.
  • Founding of the Company of One Hundred Associates

    Founding of the Company of One Hundred Associates
    Economy and Development: The company of One Hundred Associates was founded by Cardinal de Richelieu in 1627 and was financed by approximetly one hundred shareholders including Samuel de Champlain.
  • Laviolette Eastablishes Trois-Rivieres

    Laviolette Eastablishes Trois-Rivieres
    Population and Settlement: In 1634, Champlain put Laviolette in charge of finding a second settlement at the meeting point of St. Mauricie and St. Lawrence rivers. The site at Trois-Rivieres allowed furriers to communicate with each other and to prevent the Iroquois from intercepting their trades.
  • Maisonneuve Establishes Ville-Marie

    Maisonneuve Establishes Ville-Marie
    Population and Settlement: In 1642, Paul Chomedy de Maisonneuve, founded Ville-Marie close to the Iroquois village of Hochelaga along with other people such as the nurse Jeanne Mance. At first, the purpose of this settlement was to evangelize the amerindians but it then became a major trading post because it was located in the heart of the amerindians territory.
  • Arrival of Monseigneeur Francois of Laval

    Arrival of Monseigneeur  Francois of Laval
    Culture and Currents of Thought: In 1659, Francois de Laval was sent to New France by the Pope to dirrect the Canadian Church. He was the first bishop of the colony. In 1663, he founded the Grand Seminaire to train future priests.
  • The Royal Gouvernmant

    The Royal Gouvernmant
    The king was forced to end the monopoly and place New France under the Minister of Marine who at the time was Jean-Baptiste Colbert. Together, Colbert and Louis decided to implement Royal Government in 1663.
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    The Clergy is Everywhere

    Culture and Currents of thought: Priests in charge of parishes (cure),priests working as missionaries, nuns working in hospitals, Nuns working in schools. Potential priests were trained in a seminary. Only the brightest of boys were sent there. Money to make all this happen came from the church tax called the tithe. Most of the people were extremely religious, it was central to their lives.
  • Foundation of the Hudson Bay Company

    Foundation of the Hudson Bay Company
    Economy and Development: In the 17th century, two French adventurers, Pierre-Esprit Radison and Medard Des Groseilliers, explored Hudson Bay where they tried to establish the fur trade. Because the French did not give them much support they turned to the Englsih and Founded the Hudson Bay Company in 1670. Fur trade in this region was one of the causes of conflict between the French and the English around this land.
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    The Seven Years War

    Official Power and Counter Power: The Seven Years War is considered to be the 4ht intercolonial War and the most detailed of the four. The Seven years war was happening both in North America and bck in Europe. This 4th intercolonial war would decide the history of Canada.
  • Articles of Capitulation

    Articles of Capitulation
    Power & counter power: In the Articles of Capitualtionof 1760 it states: The French Militia could return home, no one would lose their property. The French Regular military would lay down their arms and leave. The people could practice the R.C. religion, but the Bishop would have to leave. The people who stayed would become British Subjects. These were written only after the French had surrendered to the English in NORTH AMERICA. The seven years war would continue until 1763, in Europe.
  • The treaty of Paris

    The treaty of Paris
    Power & counter power: All the Territory known as New France is given to the King of England except two small Islands named St. Pierre and Miquelon.
  • The Royal Proclamation

    The Royal Proclamation
    Power & counter power: Now that the King was sure the colony was under his control he needed to do something about this mass number of new su bjects who were French speaking. A constitution was put in place to control these French Brinish subjects and try and change them to be more British (assimilate them). It was called the Royal Proclamation.