History of Canada

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In History
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    1450
    to
    1463

    European exploration

    the Europeans were looking for a new way to get to India as the ottomans were blocking them for getting to India via the silk road
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    new france

    the french were looking to set up colonies in north america. so they sent one by the name of Samaul de capain to set up new france
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    the next step in new france

    in 1663 new France became a royal colonies under king Louis the 14th. who then grained land along the saint Lawrence river to the seigneurs who then dived the land and rented it out to farmers. the church also help make schools, hospitals and had religious teachings.
  • Hudson bay company

    this company made it money thought the fur trading and was a monopoly that had everything in the fur trade.
  • Treaty of Utrecht

    The treaty of Utrecht is an agreement between Britain and France ended 11 Apr 1713. It is called the treaty of Utrecht because it took place at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of a series of treaties That ended the war of the Spanish succession. The treaty recognizes Queen Anne as the leader of England. It also officially ends French support to make the the Jacobite party sit on the British throne.
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    The seven years war

    The seven years war was fought between the two world super powers France and Britain. This was the first global war as it was fought on Europe, India, North America, and at sea. The war was fought to brooded their spheres of influence into the new world. This war also saw 300 000 British troops mobilized and 1 000 000 french troops making it the largest war ever at the time.
  • The Battle of the Plains of Abraham

    The Battle of the Plains of Abraham also know as the battle of Quebec. Was a battle fought between the Great Britain, France, The Canadian Militia, and the Seven Nations. The battle took place at Quebec, new France and had 656 British Casualties and 650 French. The battle was fought because the British wanted Quebec and the French did not want to give it to them. The battle ended with Quebec in British hands and though the French tried they never took it back.
  • The British Royal Proclamation

    The British Royal Proclamation was issued by King George 3rd and saw North American territories held by the french given to the the British. It make moves to assimilate the French population into British rule. This happened because the French had lost the seven years war and this was part of the treaty Paris.
  • The Quebec Act

    The Quebec act was made the reveres the moves made to assimilate the French Canadian population under British rule. The act was then put into affect may 1 st 1775. This act was put into place to Gain back French cultural in north america as it been dispersing ever since it fell into British rule.
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    What changed in the north west and pacific coast?

    During the first half of the 1800's the European population in the pacific coast was not high with first nations outnumbering them 100 to 1. But as land in the east was becoming more scarce more people started to settle in the area. To try and keep peace between the new settlers and the first nation the Governor signed a treaty with the first nations promising them land. 9 years later gold was found in the area and some of that gold was on first nation land, then the governor made new deals.
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    Canada east

    During the first half of the 1800s, a lot of British immigrants arrived every year in Canada West. They occupied 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. Before the 1850s, ships transported everything for export to Europe and the United States.Between the 1840s and 1860s, the population of Canada West tripled to almost one and a half million.
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    The War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was fought between the United states of America and Great Britain. But since Canada is a colony of Britain it got pulled into the conflict and was invaded several times by the USA. The war was fought in Upper Canada, Lower Canada, in the Great Lakes, the Atlantic, and in the United States. The war began be the British levied measures that madden the USA.
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    The Rebellions of 1837-1838

    The Rebellions of 1837-1838 took place in both upper and lower Canada in a attempt to become more independent from the British. Though the rebellion was more intense in Lower Canada than it was upper Canada both lead the pivotal Durham Report. Which then led to the Act of Union, which merged the two colonies into the Province of Canada. It also lead to the creation of responsible government. These events also lead to are nation identity.
  • The Formation of Responsible Government

    A Responsible government is a government that is responsible to the people. In our nation the responsible government is a Cabinet that depends on the support of an assembly bought into power thought the voters, rather than a monarch or their representatives. Our responsible government first appeared in the 1840. It is the way by which Canada achieved independence from the royal crown without a revolution.
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    Canada east part one

    The Canadians were descendants of the early French settlers of New France.
    seigneurs owned land, and rented that land to Canadians. The mid-1800s was a time of prosperity for many business people, the working class earned low wages and did not share in this prosperity. Canadians did not have enough money to pay their debts. they were to give up their farms and move to cities to find work.
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    Canada east part two

    The British wanted to assimilate the french people, in 1840.To make it easier,they wanted french to adapt their own English custom; they wanted to remove the french from their colony. catholic bishops and priests traveled through cities throughout British North America,in Canadian east.in 1850-1890 There against assimilation.
  • How the development of trade and industry affected the lives of First Nations people living in the Atlantic colonies of British North America?

    the development of trade and industry affected the lives of First Nations people living in the Atlantic colonies by pushing them out of where they once lived. This in turn left many first nations displaced with nowhere to go. A good example of this is when the chief of the Mi’kmaq ask the British government to stop giving the land that perversely promised away to people coming in to the area. But this request fell on deaf eats and was denied.
  • Why the Reciprocity Treaty significant for the Atlantic colonies?

    The Reciprocity Treaty significant for the Atlantic colonies because it allowed free trade between British North America and the United States. Free trade was important because it made it so trade was not taxed which led to an increase in trade between these two nations. However in 1861 the American civil war broke out which led to an increase in sales. But this in turn led the Americans to end the treaty. As a result the people living in the colonies had a drop in sales putting many in debt.