Socials Timeline

Socials Timeline

Vikings

979 - 1020

John Cabot

1450 - 1498

George Vancouver

1492

Jaques Cartier

1554

Martin Frobisher

1567

Samuel De Champlain

1607

HBC Formed

1670

Proclamation of 1763

1763

Quebec Act

1774

Battle of The Plains of Abraham

1775

Captain Cook sails to Nootka

1778

Constitution Act

1791

Creates upper and lower Canada

Simon Fraser

1805

Selkirk Settlement

1812

War of 1812

1812

Pemmican Proclamation

1814

Treaty of Ghent

1815

Battle of Seven Oaks

1816

Selkirk Treaty of 1817

1817

HBC/NWC merger

1821

List of Grievances

1834

92 Resolutions

1834

Horrible Year

1834

Rebellions of 1837

1837

Lord Durham's Report

1838

Act of Union

1841

James Douglas Oregon Territory Campaign

1844

Howe's Responsible Government

1848

Rebellion Losses Bill

1849

James Douglas Becomes Governor

1852

Reciprocity with BNA and USA

1854

James Douglas finds gold in Thompson River

1857

10,000 people in Fort Victoria

1858

Cariboo Road under construction

1859

North West Passage sailed successfully

1862

35,000 gold prospectors in BC

1863

Charlotte Town Conference

1864

Douglas replaced by Fredrick and Kennedy

1864

Quebec Conference

1864

Red River Settlement

1866

Reciprocity Ended for BNA

1866

Fenians Attack

1866

BC becomes BC

1866

London Conference/British North American Act

1867

Dominion of Canada/HBC Real Estate Deal

1869

Red River Rebellion

1869

7 Treaties

1870

Manitoba Act

1870

Metis Disperse From Red River

1870

Execution of Thomas Scott

1870

Canadian Pacific Railway

1871

RCMP/NWMP formed

1873

PEI joins Canada

1873

BC joins Canada

1873

Metis Laws of St.Lawrence

1873

Whiskey Traders attack Assiniboin

1874

Battle at Batoche

1875

Gabriel Dumont arrested and tried

1875

North West Rebellions

1875

Metis lose control of their Government and Buffalo Hunt

1875

Battle at Duck Lake

1875

Riel Hanged

1885

Vancouver burned

1885

First Successful Flight in Canada

1909

Newfoundland joins Canada

1949