Canadian History timeline up to 1774

Events

PEOPLE ARRIVE

34000 BC - 18000 BC

First people arrive in North America.

JOHN CABOT

1497

John Cabot claims Newfoundland for Brtain

JACQUES CARTIER

1497 - 1534

Jacques Cartier claims land for France.

SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN

1534 - 1608

Champlain founded New France ( Quebec City)

THE ROYAL COLONY

1603 - 1667

Royal Colony of New France begins.

HBC FUR TRADE COMPANY

Approx. 1667 - Approx. 1670

Hudson Bay Company obtains right to Rupert's land

TREATY OF UTRECHT

1713

Treaty of Utrecht- Acadia is given to the British.

COMPETITION

1730

Fur companies sending explores to open the West.

BIG BATTLE

1759

Battle on the Plains of Abraham.

TREATY OF PARIS

1763

Treaty of Paris- France gives up rights to North America.

QUEBEC ACT

1774

Quebec Act- guarantees French people language, religion & land