Canadian History Timeline

Canadian History Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Canada
The Native Americans and the Inuit
The European explorers - John Cabot, Jacques Cartier and Samuel de Champlain
French colonies in North America were passed to the Britain
Canadian constitution was adopted
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      The first people of Canada were the Native Americans and the Inuit  
         
    1000 The Vikings travelled and settled in Canada  
         
    1496 March 5: King Henry VII of England granted John Cabot the right to 'seek islands and countries of the heathen towards the west, east, and north' sailing under the English flag  
         
    1497 May 2: John Cabot embarked on his ship, the Matthew, to explore the lands across the Atlantic, hoping to find a north west passage to the Indies and China. John Cabot and his son Sebastian were the first Europeans to discover Canada, landing on the coast of Newfoundland  
         
    1534 Jacques Cartier discovers the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River  
         
    1603 March 15: Samuel de Champlain set sail for Quebec from Honfleur, France following in the path of Jacques Cartier to the St Lawrence River and Tadoussac  
         
    1605 Samuel de Champlain establishes the first successful New France Colony at Port Royal  
         
    1670 The Hudson's Bay Company established  
         
    1672 New France expansion into Canada under Louis de Frontenac  
         
    1758 French power in Canada declines as the British capture Ft. Louisburg  
         
    1759 Battle on the Plains of Abraham  
         
    1763 Treaty of Paris: French colonies in North America were passed to the British Crown  
         
    1778 Captain James Cooke explores the West Coast  
         
    1791 Constitutional Act establishes Upper & Lower Canada  
         
    1812 War of 1812: American invasion of Upper Canada in the summer of 1812 centring around the Great Lakes and the Canadian frontier  
         
    1821 North West Company established  
         
    1837 Upper & Lower Canada Rebellions  
         
    1840 Act of Union  
         
    1866 The Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway  
         
    1867 Dominion of Canada was formed and self-government was granted to Ontario (formerly Upper Canada), Quebec (formerly Lower Canada), New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia  
         
    1873 North-West Mounted Police ( Mounties) established  
         
    1885 Canadian Pacific Railway Completed  
         
    1885 North-West Rebellion (or North-West Resistance or the Saskatchewan Rebellion  
         
    1898 Klondike Gold Rush  
         
    1899 Boer War  
         
    1914 1914 - 1918 World War I  
         
    1939 Great Depression  
         
    1939 September: World War 2 starts  
         
    1945 August: The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki ending WW2  
         
    1960 Quiet Revolution: Rise of Quebec Separation Sentiment  
         
    1970 War Measures Act Proclaimed on Quebec  
         
    1982 Canadian constitution was adopted  
         
Canadian History Timeline

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