Canadian Timeline – to Confederation {Printable}

Canada’s history might not be as long or as colourful as some other countries, but it does include some interesting tidbits of excitement and, as part of the New World, has had some unique adventures in exploration.

Canadian Timeline - to Confederation

This Canadian timeline tries to include most of the more important events in our history – ranging from pre-European arrival to the Confederation of 1867.

How to use it:

I designed this particular timeline to be able to be used within a 3-ring binder or duotang, but feel that it can be used in a wall format or other creative idea just as effectively.

Each century has a two-page spread timeline. Place the line with a left and right side, hole punch, and add to your binder. (The ’50 of each century is in the middle of the page and actually has an arrow on each side. If this is confusing, feel free to use a black marker to fill in the section in the middle of the page to create a big, fat arrow.)

In between these pages, print out and cut off the top greyed portion of the event pages. Figure out which side of the time line that even belongs on and make the picture face forward while the book is opened to that time period. Hole punch appropriately and add to the binder.

Each event includes a title, an arrow to show the time frame, a short explanation of that event, and a graphic.

There are 28 events:

  • First Nations
  • Vikings
  • John Cabot
  • Jacques Cartier
  • Martin Frobisher
  • The Fur Trade
  • Samuel de Champlain
  • Founding Quebec City
  • Native Wars
  • Henry Hudson
  • Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons
  • Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Seven Years’ War
  • The Great Explusion
  • The Plains of Abraham
  • The Treaty of Paris
  • American Revolution
  • James Cook
  • The Underground Railroad
  • The Constitutional Act of 1791
  • Alex MacKenzie
  • War of 1812
  • Battle of Seven Oaks
  • The 49th Parallel
  • Rebellions of 1837
  • Union Act
  • Fraser Valley Gold Rush
  • Confederation

Now available in my resources store for $4.99.

 

16 thoughts on “Canadian Timeline – to Confederation {Printable}”

  1. Carlie McCracken

    Thank you SO much for posting this! I’ve been looking for something like this! Just what I needed! LOVE this website!

    1. sure. 🙂 There are 28 events:
      First Nations
      Vikings
      John Cabot
      Jacques Cartier
      Martin Frobisher
      The Fur Trade
      Samuel de Champlain
      Founding Quebec City
      Native Wars
      Henry Hudson
      Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons
      Hudson’s Bay Company
      Seven Years’ War
      The Great Explusion
      The Plains of Abraham
      The Treaty of Paris
      American Revolution
      James Cook
      The Underground Railroad
      The Constitutional ACt of 1791
      Alex MacKenzie
      War of 1812
      Battle of Seven Oaks
      the 49th Parallel
      Rebellions of 1837
      Union Act
      Fraser Valley Gold Rush
      Confederation

    1. Hi, I just ordered something from your store and I received a confirmation email stating that I had paid for it. Sooooo how do I download it now?

    1. Hi Brigitte – if you click on the shop tab at the top of the page, you will find all of my products. 🙂

      thecanadianhomeschooler.com/shop/

      Hope that helps! Thanks for stopping by.

  2. I am just wondering if this comes a PDF or word document and what font size is used? My son is visually impaired so he needs a larger sized font, I am curious if that could be done.
    Thanks

    1. Hi Melodie,
      This comes as a PDF file. The font is size 18. What size does he need? It might change the layout if we resize it larger, but let me know and we can see what happens.

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