First people arrive in North America.
John Cabot claims Newfoundland for Brtain
Jacques Cartier claims land for France.
Champlain founded New France ( Quebec City)
Royal Colony of New France begins.
Hudson Bay Company obtains right to Rupert's land
Treaty of Utrecht- Acadia is given to the British.
Fur companies sending explores to open the West.
Battle on the Plains of Abraham.
Treaty of Paris- France gives up rights to North America.
Quebec Act- guarantees French people language, religion & land