Our Canada timeline

Events

First people arrive inn North America

34000 BC - 18000 BC

French crossed the Bering Sea to find Asia but landed in North America

John Cabot Claims Newfoundland for Britain

1497

Italian explorer, worked for Britain

Jacques Cartier claims land for France

1534

Champlain founded New France (Quebec City)

1608

Royal Colony of New France begins

1663

Hudson Bay Company obtains right to Rupert's Land

1670

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Acadia is given to the British

Fur companies sending explores to open the west

1730

Battle on the Plains of Abraham

1759

Only lasted an hour

Treaty of Paris

1763

France gives up all of North America in favour of Guadloupe

Quebec Act- guarantees French people language, religion & land

1774