New France to 1763

Events

Jacques Cartier

1534

On April 20th 1534 he set sail from St Malo Brittany with 2 ships and 61 men. Later during his voyage he would discover parts of Canada.

Tadoussac Founded

1600

In 1600 the town of Tadoussac was founded by François Gravé Du Pont a merchant ,and Pierre de Chauvin de tonnetuit a captain of the French Royal Navy

Quebec City Founded

1608

Quebec City was founded by Samuel le Champlain July 3rd 1608 for the reason of fur trade.

Louis Hebert settles in Quebec

1617

Louis Hebert settled in Quebec to farm on New France soil. and he settled in Quebec with the offer of a salary to practice medicine and to establish farming with 10 acres of land.

Company of 100 associates created

1627

Company of 100 associates established in 1627 to replace little charted companies. They had 3 responsibilities: trade/populate/help evangelize

Krike brothers capture Quebec City

1629

The krike brothers where sent to adventure and captured Quebec City and took over there beaver fur outpost

Trois Rivières founded

1634

as founded by Samuel De Champlain in 1634 named because of the three channels at the mouths of the Saint-Maurice river.

Arrival of the ursulines

1639

The arrival of the Ursulines they came to provide accommodation for the Filles de Roy. Like the first girl school in New France

Ville Marie is founded

1642

Was founded on May 17th 1642 by Maisonneuve and Jeanne Mance to evangelize.

Beginning of royal government

1663

Was established in 1663 it replaced the company of 100 associates because they did not do what they where sapost to do with there with there monopoly