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Dates of Important Events in Canadian History. PART I.—THE STRUGGLE FOR POSSESSION.

BOOK I.—THE RULE OF THE TRADING COMPANIES.

EVENTS IN CANADA.   _

 

Cabot visits America

1497

Cartier enters the St. Lawrence

1534, 1535

Champlain's first visit to Canada

1603

Port Royal (Annapolis) founded

1605

Quebec, founded by Champlain

1608

Hudson discovers Hudson Bay

16To

Argall burns Port Royal

1613

Port   Royal   taker.   by   the   English   under

 

Kirke

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Quebec taken by the English

1629

French rule re-established at Quebec

1632

Montreal founded

1642

Jesuit Missions amongst the Hurons

destroyed   1648-9

English take possession of Acadia   T654

Defence of the Long Sault   1660

Acadia restored to France   1667

EVENTS ELSEWHERE.

 

Columbus discovers America

1492

Gilbert takes possession of Newfoundland

1583

Jamestown, Virginia, founded

1607

Arrival of Pilgrim Fathers in New England

1620

Grant of Nova Scotia to Sir W. Alexander

1621

Company   of   the   Hundred   Associates

 

formed in France

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Charles I. goes to war with France

1628

Treaty   of   St.   Germain-en-Lave   (Canada

 

restored to France)   .   .

1632

Companv of Hundred Associates dissolved 1663 Dutch Colony (New York) taken by British 1664 Peace of Breda (Acadia restored to France) 1667


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