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 
     
  1000The Vikings travelled and settled in Canada 
     
  1496March 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 
     
  1497May 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 
     
  1534Jacques Cartier discovers the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River 
     
  1603March 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 
     
  1605Samuel de Champlain establishes the first successful New France Colony at Port Royal 
     
  1670The Hudson's Bay Company established 
     
  1672New France expansion into Canada under Louis de Frontenac 
     
  1758French power in Canada declines as the British capture Ft. Louisburg 
     
  1759Battle on the Plains of Abraham 
     
  1763Treaty of Paris: French colonies in North America were passed to the British Crown 
     
  1778Captain James Cooke explores the West Coast 
     
  1791Constitutional Act establishes Upper & Lower Canada 
     
  1812War of 1812: American invasion of Upper Canada in the summer of 1812 centring around the Great Lakes and the Canadian frontier 
     
  1821North West Company established 
     
  1837Upper & Lower Canada Rebellions 
     
  1840Act of Union 
     
  1866The Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway 
     
  1867Dominion of Canada was formed and self-government was granted to Ontario (formerly Upper Canada), Quebec (formerly Lower Canada), New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia 
     
  1873North-West Mounted Police ( Mounties) established 
     
  1885Canadian Pacific Railway Completed 
     
  1885North-West Rebellion (or North-West Resistance or the Saskatchewan Rebellion 
     
  1898Klondike Gold Rush 
     
  1899Boer War 
     
  19141914 - 1918 World War I 
     
  1939Great Depression 
     
  1939September: World War 2 starts 
     
  1945August: The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki ending WW2 
     
  1960Quiet Revolution: Rise of Quebec Separation Sentiment 
     
  1970War Measures Act Proclaimed on Quebec 
     
  1982Canadian constitution was adopted 
     
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