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1860 - 1880

SEPT 1 1860– CORNER STONE OF THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING IS LAID.

1860

JUNE 2 1866– THE BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY

1866

VANCOUVER ISLAND AND BRITISH COLUMBIA ARE COMBINED INTO ONE

1866

APRIL 7 1868– THOMAS D’ARCY MCGEE BECOMES CANADA’S FIRST ASSASSINATION VICTIM .

1868

Louis Riel establishes a legal provisional government

1869

the government takes away the rights of the metis and aboriginal peoples

1869

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1870

tHE LAST TRIBLE WAR FOUGHT OVER THE PRAIRIES BETWEEN THE CREE AND BLACKFOOT.

1870

Winnipeg becomes the capital of Manitoba

1870

British Columbia joins confederation

1871

British Columbia joins confederation

1871

The first legislative council of Manitoba sat for the first time

1871

William D. Lawrence the biggest wooden ship is lanched from Maitland N.S.

1874

treaty no.7 cedes the last big section of prairie to the governent

1877

SECRET BALLOT USED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A FEDERAL GENERAL ELECTION.

1878

the first organized hockey games are played in Montreal

1879

MACDONALD INTRODUCES PROTECTIVE TARIFFS

1879

Sandford Fleming proposes the idea of standard time.

1879

Britain transfer the arctic which it claims to own to canada

1880