Peysonnn's History Extravaganza

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Cabot's "discovery" of Newfoundland

  • Jan 1, 1534

    Cartier's "discovery" of Canada

  • Champlain founds Quebec City

  • Montreal founded

  • Hudson Bay Company founded

  • Treaty of Utrecht

  • Battle of Louisbourg

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    Battle of Louisbourg

  • Fall of Quebec

  • Paris Treaty

  • Quebec Act

    The Quebec Act of 1774 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (citation 14 Geo. III c. 83) setting procedures of governance in the Province of Quebec. The principal components of the Act were: The province's territory was expanded to take over part of the Indian Reserve, including much of what is now southern Ontario, plus Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and parts of Minnesota.
  • Northwest Company Founded

    The North West Company was a fur trading business headquartered in Montreal from 1779 to 1821. It competed with increasing success against the Hudson's Bay Company in what was to become Western Canada. With great wealth at stake, tensions between the companies increased to the point where several minor armed skirmishes broke out, and the two companies were forced to merge.
  • Constitutional Act of 1791

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    End of the War of 1812

  • Red River Settlement Founded

  • Union Act

  • Responsible Government Created

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    Charlottetown Conference

  • Confederation

    A confederation (or confederacy), in modern political terms, is a permanent union of political units for common action in relation to other units. Usually created by treaty but often later adopting a common constitution, confederations tend to be established for dealing with critical issues (such as defense, foreign affairs, or a common currency), with the central government being required to provide support for all members.
  • Manitoba joins Canada

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    Northwest Rebellion

  • Date Louis Riel is executed

  • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

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    Battle of Ypres II

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    Battle of Ypres II

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    Battle of the Somme

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    Battle of the Somme

  • Armistice Day

  • treaty of Versailles

  • Start of WW2

  • D Day

    The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, in Operation Overlord, during World War II. The landings commenced on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (D-Day), beginning at 6:30 am British Double Summer Time (GMT+2). In planning, as for most Allied operations, the term D-Day was used for the day of the actual landing, which was dependent on final approval.
  • Hitler's Death

    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin. His wife Eva (née Braun) committed suicide with him by ingesting cyanide. That afternoon, in accordance with Hitler's prior instructions, their remains were carried up the stairs through the bunker's emergency exit, doused in petrol and set alight in the Reich Chancellery garden outside the bunker.
  • Victory in Europe Day