New France to Québec

This timeline shows the development and connections between New France and Québec.

1608-09-19 00:00:00

Champlain establishes habitation

Samuel de Champlain and his men build their habitation near Stadacona.

1608-09-19 00:00:00

French colonization

For 150 years, the French colonize the area around the St. Lawrence River and create New France.

1689-09-19 00:00:00

French-Iroquois War

The French are allied with the Huron, Algonquin and Montagnais, whose enemies are the Iroquois, inevitably leading to war.

1756-09-19 00:00:00

Seven Years War

Also known as the French Indian War, as the British fought the French and the Aboriginals

1758-09-19 00:00:00

Louisburg Falls to the British

Louisbourg, the fortress at the mouth of the St. Lawrence, falls to the British, allowing them to control the ships that come in.

1759-09-12 00:00:00

Battle of the Plains of Abraham

The British win at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham with the fall of General Moncalm.

1760-09-12 00:00:00

The British take over New France

1763-10-07 00:00:00

Royal Proclamation

The Royal Proclamation set out the guidelines of land ownership following the Seven Years War.

1774-09-12 00:00:00

Québec Act

The Québec Act of 1774 gave the French more land and freedom.

1867-07-01 10:00:11

Canadian Confederation

1970-10-01 00:00:00

FLQ Crisis

The Front de Libération du Québec kidnaps two government officials.

2013-09-01 00:00:00

Québec Charter of Values

Marois proposes a Charter of Values for Québec that strives for a completely secular government.

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