Stages of Canadian History

Events

John Cabot

1497

At this time, John Cabot claims Newfoundland for Britain.

Jacques Cartier

1534

This is when Jacques Cartier claims land for France.

Champlain

1608

This is when Champlain founded New France (Quebec City).

Royal Colony

1663

Now, Royal Colony of New France begins.

Hudson Bay Company

1670

This is when the Hudson Bay Company obtains right to Rupert's land.

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

The treaty of Utrecht is when Acadia is given to the British.

Fur Trade

1730

Here, Fur companies sent explores to open West.

Battle on the plains

1759

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was a part of the Seven Years War.

Treaty of Paris

1763

The Treaty of Paris is what ends the wars. This is when France gave up its rights to North America.

Quebec Act

1774

The Quebec Act is the act that guarantees French people languages, religion and land.