The First People Arrive In North America.
John Cabot Claims Newfoundland for Britain.
Jacques Cartier Claims Land for France.
Champlain founded New France (Quebec City)
The Royal Colony of New France begins.
The HBC obtains rights to Rupert's Land.
Treaty of Utrecht- Acadia is given to the British.
The Fur Companies Send Explorers to Open the West.
Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
Treaty of Paris- France gives up rights to North America
Quebec Act- guarantees French people language, religion & land.