History of Canada
The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day. Canada has been inhabited for millennia by distinctive groups of Aboriginal peoples...
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Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Aboriginal peoples in Canada
Aboriginal peoples in Canada, or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada. They comprise the First Nations, Inuit and Métis. The descriptors "Indian...
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Timeline of Canadian history
This is a list of years in Canada.
Norse colonization of the Americas
The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century AD, when Vikings explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic, including the northeastern fringes of North America.The Nor...
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New France
New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 153...
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Former colonies and territories in Canada
A number of states and polities formerly claimed colonies and territories in Canada prior to the evolution of the of the current provinces and territories under the federal system. North America prior...
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French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) was the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War. The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France, with both sides suppo...
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Military history of Canada
The military history of Canada comprises hundreds of years of armed actions in the territory encompassing modern Canada, and interventions by the Canadian military in conflicts and peacekeeping worldw...
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Canada under British rule (1763-1867)
Territories, colonies and provinces that would become part of modern Canada were under control of the English, and later British, Empire from the sixteenth century, when France also had claims in the ...
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Invasion of Canada (1775)
The Invasion of Canada in 1775 was the first major military initiative by the newly formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The objective of the campaign was to gain military c...
Invasion of Canada (1775) - Wikipedia
War of 1812
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two-and-a-half years, between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its...
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Rebellions of 1837
The Rebellions of 1837 were two armed uprisings that took place in Lower and Upper Canada in 1837 and 1838. Both rebellions were motivated by frustrations with political reform. A key shared goal was ...
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History of British Columbia
British Columbia is the westernmost province in Canada. Originally politically constituted as a pair of British colonies, British Columbia joined Canadian Confederation on July 20, 1871.
British C...
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Canadian Confederation
Canadian Confederation (French: Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed on July 1, 1867. On that day, three British colonies became four provi...
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Post-Confederation Canada (1867-1914)
Post-Confederation Canada (1867–1914) refers to the period in Canada immediately following Canadian Confederation in 1867, up to the outbreak of World War I in 1914.
In the 1860s, the British were...
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Territorial evolution of Canada
The territorial evolution of Canada began when, on 1 July 1867, three colonies of British North America were united into the independent federal Dominion of Canada through Confederation. One of these ...
Territorial evolution of Canada - Wikipedia
Canada in the World Wars and Interwar Years
During the World wars and Interwar Years Canada experienced economic gain, more freedom for women and new technological advancements.
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary ...
Canada in the World Wars and Interwar Years - Wikipedia
History of Canada (1945-1960)
Prosperity returned to Canada during the Second World War. With continued Liberal governments, national policies increasingly turned to social welfare, including universal health care, old-age pension...
History of Canada (1945-1960) - Wikipedia
History of Canada (1960-1981)
The history of Canada (1960–1981) refers to the period immediately following the prosperous 1950s until the new constitution of 1982, the Canada Act.
In 1960, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's gov...
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History of Canada (1982-1992)
The history of Canada (1982–1992) refers to the period immediately following the early 1980s, and prior to the 1993 resignation of Brian Mulroney the 18th Prime Minister of Canada.
In 1982, the C...
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History of Canada (1992-Present)
The history of Canada (1992–present) refers to the period immediately following the late 1980s, until present.
In 1992 Prime Minister Brian Mulroney's Fisheries and Oceans Minister John Crosbi...
Bibliography of Canadian history
This is a bibliography of major works on the History of Canada.
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Champoeg Meetings
The Champoeg Meetings in Oregon Country were the first attempts at governing in the Pacific Northwest by European American and French Canadian pioneers. Prior to this, the closest entity to a governme...
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Indian Act
The Indian Act ("An Act respecting Indians"), is a Canadian statute that concerns registered Indians, their bands, and the system of Indian reserves. First passed in 1876 and is still in force with a...
Military history of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia (also known as Mi'kma'ki and Acadia) is a Canadian province located in Canada's Maritimes. The region was initially occupied by Mi'kmaq. During the first 150 years of European settlement, ...
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Events of National Historic Significance (Canada)
Events of National Historic Significance (also called National Historic Events) (French: Les événements d'importance historique nationale) are events that have been designated by Canada's Ministe...
Events of National Historic Significance (Canada) - Wikipedia