Conquest Timeline of Canada & the US

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1492 Christopher Columbus comes across North America

October 1492

1535 Jacques Cartier reaches Quebec

1535

1541 Failed French Settlement of Quebec

1541

1559 Failed Spanish Settlement at Pensacola, FL

1559

1566- 1587 Spanish in South Carolina

1566 - 1587

1607 Jamestown is the first successful English colony

May 1607

1763 France Surrenders Canada

February 1763

1774 Britain divides Canada into English Canada and French Canada

June 1774

Britain enacts a Constitution for Canada and divides English Canada and French Canada.

1783 US Wins Independence

1783

1865 Slavery Ends in the United States

1865

1867 Canada becomes Self-governing

1867

1931 Canada gains Independence

1931

1994 Free Trade Zone in North America

1994