Canada's Journey to Independence from England

Timeline created by giraffe1357
In History
  • British take Canada from France

    British take Canada from France
    The Seven year's war ends in the Treaty of Paris which gives England Pre-Canada
  • The Constitutional Act

    The Constitutional Act
    The Constitutional Act not only divided Upper and Lower Canada, it also allowed Canada to change it's constitution without approval from Britain.
  • Upper and Lower Canada rebellions

    Upper and Lower Canada rebellions
    The rebellions lead to a responsible government and the merging of the two colonies.
  • Confederation

    Confederation
    Canada becomes an country and receives it's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. The fathers of Confederation all play a big part in this event.
  • Manitoba is Created for Metis

    Manitoba is Created for Metis
    There are a series of resistances organized by the outlaw Louis Riel. This leads to Manitoba being formed for the Metis people.
  • The CPR is Completed

    The CPR is Completed
    The Canadian Pacific Railroad is completed, fulfilling a promise made to BC. It has cost hundreds of lives, but it will connect Canada for the next hundred years.
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    This Canadian victory sets them apart from other soldiers as brave people with a total disregard for their own safety.
  • Caucasian women Granted Vote

    Caucasian women Granted Vote
    This is a massive leap for women and happened through much protesting. Unfortunately, coloured citizens are not allowed to vote until the 1940s.
  • Canada is a founding member in the League of Nations

    Canada is a founding member in the League of Nations
    Though the League of Nations did not achieve it's overall goal and eventually shut down in 1946, It helped Canada gain a identity as a sovereign state and helped the whole country to establish international connections.
  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    The Winnipeg General Strike is a very important event that helped to make better jobs after the great depression.