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  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The major war of 1812 was declared between some British colonies and the United States of America. America declared war for a couple of reasons. Including the reason that they wanted to expand the Northwest Territories, but the British colonies denied their proposal and so the Americans declared war. This is a picture of the british military general, Isaac Brock!
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    Timeline Timespan

    The timespan is from the war of 1812 to the start of confederation in canada, the first canada day!
  • Frenchtown is captured

    Frenchtown is captured
    On this date, French town, Canada was captured by the americans in the battle of Frenchtown which was going on at the same time as the war of 1812!
  • battle of thames

    battle of thames
    Americans defeat british in the Battle of Thames in Canada. The battle of the thames was a small battle in the war of 1812 that the americans won showing that they are not afraid of the british and that they will win the war.
  • End of the 1812 War

    End of the 1812 War
    The war of 1812 ended in January of 1815. Even though the peace treaty was signed in Europe on December 24th, 1814, and the war was over on December 24th, 1814 nobody knew until 1815. This is a picture of the signing of the treaty papers.
  • John A. Macdonald

    John A. Macdonald
    This was the birth day of Sir John A. Macdonald, first prime minister of Canada!
  • Year without summer!

    Year without summer!
    In new england there was a 10 inch snow causing weather that was recorded as the year without summer! This was caused by a volcanic explosion in Indonesia which altered the weather in other places such as engand!
  • 5th president of the United states

    5th president of the United states
    James monroe took and oathof march 4th declaring him as the fifth U.S president.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    they started working on the Erie canal from lake Erie to lake Huron which are two of the great lakes!
  • Erie canal opened

    Erie canal opened
    The Erie Canal was opened, connecting the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
  • Electric Motor

    Electric Motor
    The electric motor was invented creating something new coming to Canada.
    Exact date is unknown!
  • Slavery

    Slavery was banned in the British Empire which soon made the other countreys think about banning slavery.
    Exact date is unknown!
  • First Parliament

    First Parliament
    this was the date that the first parliament building was started in the building process.
  • End of the building of the first Parliment

    End of the building of the first Parliment
    The first parliment was finished being built on sept 18, 1841.
  • First Reform Council

    First Reform Council
    The first reform council was formed by canadians Robert Baldwin and Louis LaFontaine on september 26, 1842.
  • First Spectator

    First Spectator
    The First Hamilton Spectator was written on this date, July 15, 1846.
  • Parliament Buildings Burned

    Parliament Buildings Burned
    The Parliament buildings were burned in a wild protest against Lord Elgin's signing of the Rebellion Losses Bill.
  • Little Ice Age

    Little Ice Age
    The little ice age, a period of time where the weather cooled more than usual without having an actual ice age. This little ice age ended this year.
    Exact date not nessesary!
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    The americans wanted to captue Canada's land for themselves and even after the roughness of the 1812 war, Britain fought against the Americans, making the relationship between the two countries more tense.
  • Start of the Charlottetown Conference

    Start of the Charlottetown Conference
    This was a Canadian conference considering joining confederation from the dates september 1-9 in 1864
  • End of the Charlottetown Conference

    End of the Charlottetown Conference
    They decided to meet up for another conference this time in Quebec!
  • The entire Quebec Conference

    The entire Quebec Conference
    This was the second of three Conferences discussing Canada joining Confederation. This conference was held on october tenth and was only a day, but they decided that they would meet up one last time in london ontario to discuss the last details.
  • The Start of the London Conference

    The Start of the London Conference
    This was when they recruited all the provinces of canada into the idea of confederation and they decided that confederation was going to happen.
  • The Decision of Confederation

    The Decision of Confederation
    Canada fully decided to join confederation, and showed the act ot Queen Elizabeth!
  • Confederation

    Confederation was started in Canada!