The Competition For Canada

Events

First Nations arrive in North America

3400 BC - 1800 BC

Caboto lands on Newfoundland

1497

Cartier explores St. Lawrence River

1534

Start of french colonization

Champlain established Quebec

1608

New France begins

1663

Hudson's bay company obtains Rupert's land

1670

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Acadia is given to the British

fur companies send explorers to the west

1730

Battle of the Plains of Abraham

1759

Treaty of Paris

1763

France gives up nearly all land on north america for St.Pierre and Miquelon.

Quebec Act

1774

French civil law and rights restored to canadiens