history

Timeline created by nikita dias
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    European Exploration

    the Europeans began to cross the atlantic ocean in search of the northwest passage. many of the lands they "discovered" were claimed for their mother country.
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    New France

    The colony of new France along the eastern coast of Quebec and part of the maritimes. England established their own colony of New England.
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    New France(2)

    1663, the New France became a royal colony under king Louis XIV. the Seigneurs divided the land and lent them out habitats to farm. the roman catholic church played an important role in the development of New France.the roman catholic church set up schools, hospitals. they provided religious teatchings.
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    Hudson's bay company

    In 1670, king Charles ll of England granted a charter to Hudson's by company. the English were also interested in obtaining wealth through the fur trade.
  • Treaty of Utrecht

    The Treaty of Utrecht is a peace agreement signed in 1713 between England and France to end a war that began in Europe in 1701. the Treaty of Utrecht was in Netherlands. Utrecht, Treaty of, an agreement between Britain and France concluded 11 Apr 1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands as part of the series of treaties ending the War of the Spanish Succession.
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    Seven Years War

    Seven Years' War, (1756–63), the last major conflict before the French Revolution to involve all the great powers of Europe.The Seven Years' War pitted the alliance of Britain, Prussia and Hanover against the alliance of France, Austria, Sweden, Saxony, Russia, and eventually Spain. The Seven Years' War (1756–63) was the first global war, fought in Europe, India, and America, and at sea.the sevens years was in 1756-63.
  • Battle of the Plains of Abraham

    The fate of New France was decided on September 13, 1759,in Quebec City, on the Plains of Abraham. This famous battle pitted French troops against English,with their respective Generals Louis‑Joseph de Montcalm and James Wolfe leading the charge.Battle of Quebec,in the French and Indian War,decisive defeat of the French under the marquis de Montcalm by a British force led by Maj.Gen.James Wolfe.the battle was in Quebec city. Both commanding officers died from wounds sustained during the battle.
  • British Royal Proclamation

    the France was involved in British Royal Proclamation. The Royal Proclamation was initially issued by King George III in 1763 to officially claim British territory in North America after Britain won the Seven Years War. The Royal Proclamation further sets out that only the Crown can buy land from First Nations.the British Royal Proclamation was in Fort Niagara. the proclamation was on October 7,1763.
  • Quebec act

    Quebec act, 1774, on 22 June 1774 passed by the British parliament Canada replacing the temporary government created at the time of the proclamation of 1763. It gave the french Canadians complete religious freedom and restored the french form of civil law. It was replaced by the constitutional act of 1791.
  • How was Canada west changing?

    During the first half of the 1800s, tens of thousands of British immigrants arrived every year in Canada West. They occupied fertile land on which First Nations peoples had been living. By the 1850s, Canada West was changing from scattered, isolated settlements to a lively network of farms, towns, and cities. By the mid-1800s, some First Nations communities had successfully adopted European styles of agriculture. The Mississauga of the Credit River were one such community.
  • The war of 1812

    The war of 1812 was taking place in the United states and took on the greatest naval power in the world, Great Britain, in a conflict that would have an immense impact on the young country’s future. Cause of the war included Britain's attempts to restrict U.S trade, the royal navy’s impressment of American seamen and America's desire to expand its territory. February 17 1815 the war ended but in the United States conted the war of 1812 as the second war of independence.
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    Rebellions of 1837–1838

    In 1837 and 1838, insurgents in upper and lower Canada led rebellions against the crown and the political status quo. Since the 1820´s, they had peacefully opposed the authority of the Catholic Church. In 1837, after years of failed efforts at peaceful change, Mackenzie convinced his most radical followers to try and seize control of the government and declare the colony a republic.
  • Formation of Responsible Government

    A responsible government first appeared in Canada in the 1830s. It became an important part of Confederation. It is the method by which Canada achieved independence from Britain without revolution.
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    How Did a French Majority Affect Canada East? (2)

    When the Act of Union joined Upper Canada and Lower Canada into one colony called the Province of Canada in 1840, the new colony’s government was dominated by English politicians. They wanted to assimilate the French people, despite the fact that the majority of the population of Canada East was French. This means that the British wanted the French to adapt to their own English customs, and they wanted to remove the French language from the colony altogether.
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    How Did a French Majority Affect Canada East?

    Wealthy landowners who rented out smaller plots of land to Canadien farmers were known as seigneurs. The Papineaus sold and rented land to thousands of other Canadiens. Sawmills were their main business, but they also profited from owning large commercial farms. Many Canadien farmers rented land from the Papineaus or bought it on credit, but could not make their regular payments. They had to give up their plots of land, or sell them back to the Papineaus for a small part of what they had paid.
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    What Changed in the Northwest and Pacific Coast

    Vancouver Island became a british colony in 1849. The governor, James Douglas, tried making peace to First Nations by giving a small area of land . In 1858 gold was found in New Caledonia and it became a British Colony. The territory was named British Columbia. People came from all over the world for gold.
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    What Changed in the Northwest and Pacific Coast (2)

    Mining on First Nations territory disrupted their lives, which resulted in several conflicts. To resolve this, James made deals with the First Nations. Vancouver Island soon became home to people of all ethnicities. Most people were welcomed but some weren’t. Such as the Chinese, many white people thought they were stealing their jobs.
  • What Shaped the Atlantic Colonies?

    During the first half of the 1800s, most of the goods produced by the Atlantic colonies went to Britain, the United States, the West Indies, and Latin America, rather than to the other British colonies in North America. Economic development and political events gradually changed these trading patterns. In 1854, Britain and the United States signed a trade agreement called the Reciprocity Treaty. This agreement allowed free trade, trade between countries with no taxes e.c.t.
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    Atlantic colonies

    The Atlantic colonies were Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.Despite being located in the same region, the colonies of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were very different from each other. During the first half of the 1800s, most of the goods produced by the Atlantic colonies went to Britain, the United States, the West Indies, and Latin America, rather than to the other British colonies in North America.that changed later on