History timeline of Canada

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History timeline of Canada 1812 Red River settlement founded by Hudson's Bay Company 1841 Act of Union unites Upper and Lower Canada 1846 British Prime Minister Robert Peel announces Free Trade 1848 Responsible government established in Nova Scotia and Canada 1854 Reciprocity (free trade) begins between British North America and the United States 1857 Queen Victoria names Ottawa as Canada's capital 1861 American Civil War begins 1864 Quebec Conference sets out the terms of union for British North American colonies 1865 American civil war ends 1865 reciprocity trade ended 1866 Fenians launch first raids into British territory (June 2) 1867 Confederation of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario forms the Dominion of Canada 1867 Sir John A. Macdonald becomes Canada's first prime minister 1868 the government decided to buy Rupert’s land 1868 the British government let bna buy Rupert’s land and the transfer of the land to Canada was arranged November 2 1869, fort Garry was captured by the Métis national committee. Fort Garry
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course MATH 125 taught by Professor Richardgreen during the Spring '10 term at Aberystwyth University.

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