Browsing Colonial and Nineteenth Century Canadian Writing and Culture


Headword Date Article Type
French fort in Newfoundland captured by the Basques 1555 C
Labrador explored by Martin Frobisher, who discovers Baffin Island 1576 C Note
First English colony attempt in Newfoundland fails 1583 C Note
French colony established at Sable Island by the Marquis de la Roche 1598 C
Fur-trading post established by the French at Tadoussac 1600 C
First voyage by French navigator, Samuel de Champlain to Canada 1603 - 1604 C Note
Samuel de Champlain founds the city of Quebec 1608 C
English colonists destroy the French settlement at Port Royal, Nova Scotia 1613 C Note
The Scots settle at Acadia in Nova Scotia 1621 C Note
David Kirke captures Quebec 1629 C
French capture Scottish settlement of Fort Ochiltree, Nova Scotia 1629 C
The Scottish settlement at Acadia (Nova Scotia) fails 1632 C Note
French found Montreal in Canada 1642 C
New France becomes a French royal province under Louis XIV 1663 C Note
Hudson's Bay Company 1670 - 1699 C
Fort Frontenac is founded in Canada 1673 C Note
Unofficial war between the English and French in Hudson's Bay 1686 - 1686 C
The French build Fort Niagara against the British 1687 C Note
Louis XIV appoints de Frontenac Governor of Canada 1689 C Note
Port Royal, Acadia, taken by Sir William Phips 1690 C

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