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New France Timeline

Timeline of New France

Owen Tam

on 20 March 2012

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Transcript of New France Timeline

In 1603, Pierre du Gua de Monts was granted a monopoly of the fur trade in New France by the King. He also got appointed the Governor of Acadia.
In 1604, Pierre made first French settlement in St. Croix
In 1608, Samuel de Champlain, Pierre's mapmaker and manager, convinced Pierre to let him make a settlement in the St. Lawrence valley, for easier access to the fur trade. Samuel then made a habititation at Quebec
The Jesuits arrived in New France in 1625. The natives called them the "Black Robes". In 1635, they made a college for settlers in Quebec
In 1627, the French Government granted the Company of 100 Associates, a monopoly on fur trade in New France. They had to bring 4000 Catholics from France to stay for the next 15 years.
In 1645, Company of 100 Associates allowed the Company of Habitants to take control over the monopoly on the fur trade.
In 1663, a Royal Colony was made in New France, and New France became a province.
In 1713, the Treaty of Utrecht ended the war between British and French. The French weren't allowed to go to the fur territory through Hudson Bay. After the French signed the Treaty of Utrecht, they lost Acadia and the colony of Newfoundland.
In 1755, the British were worried about the number of the British and the number of the French, so the Acadians had to take an oath to the British. If they didn't, they would have been deported
In 1763, a war between the French and the British ended. The Treaty of Paris was signed. The terms of the treaty made the French surrender their French Islands to the British, except for St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Timeline of New France
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