Chronos, Édition History and Citizenship Education
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Try to keep the fold between the back and front uncut, so they don’t separate in the process!

1492 Christopher Columbus
1497 John Cabot
1524 Verrazano
1534 Cartier claims land for France
1534 Cartier meets Donnacona
1535 Cartier reaches Stadacona
1536 Cartier winters at Stadacona
1541 Jacques Cartier lands at Cap Rouge1541-42 Jacques Cartier's Third Voyage1608 Champlain founds Quebec
1634 Laviolette founder of Three Rivers
1642 Maisonneuve fouder of Ville-Marie
1642 Jeanne Mance co-founder of Montreal
1659 Laval arrives in Quebec
1663 Filles du Roy arrive
1665 Jean Talon arrives
1665 Regiment Carignan Salieres
169 Frontenac
1701 Great Peace
1729 Gilles Hocquart Intendant
1737 Chemin du Roy
1760 Capitulation of Montreal
1763 James Murray First Governor
1766 Guy Carleton arrives
1770 Benjamin Franklin - thinker of the American Revolution
1783 United States Independence
1789 George Washington first president of the United States
1792 First Legislative Assembly
1815 Papineau elected speaker of assembly
1836 John Molson important businessman dies
1867 British North America Act
1867 A Canadian Federation
1887 Honoré Mercier becomes Premier of Quebec
1959 St. Lawrence Seeway opens
1960 Jean Lasage elected
1960 Quiet Revolution
1970 Robert Bourassa
1976 Parti Quebecois elected under Rene Levesque
1977 Bill 101 Charter of French Language