North American Chronology
 
 
French-Canadian Emigration in United States during the XIXth century 
 
 

 

North American Chronology

1492

Christopher Columbus' first journey

1493

Christopher Columbus' second journey

1497

John Cabot explores the North Atlantic 

1498

Christopher Columbus' third journey

1500

Pedro Cabral's journey in Brézil

1501

Amerigo Vespucci's journey

1502

Christopher Columbus' fourth journey

1506

Death of Christopher Columbus

1511

Bartolomeo de Las Casas resigns his «encomienda»

1518

Smallpox epidemy in New Spain

1519

Cortès' expedition from Cuba to Mexico

1519

Magellan go round the world

1521

Aztec empire collapses

153?

Pizarro conquers Incas in Perù

1534

Jacques Cartier's first journey

1536

End of Cabaza de Vaca's expedition

1539

Soto's expedition in Mississippi valley

1534

Mayas empire collapses in Central America

1540

Coronado's expedition

1542

End of Coronado's expedition

1542

Death of Soto

1547

Death of Cortès

1555

Frenchs plunder and burn Havanas

1564

Frenchs found Fort Caroline

1565

Spanish destroy Fort Caroline

1565

Pedro Menendez de Aviles founds San Augustin

1570

Foundation of a spanish colony in Cheasapeake Bay

1570

Luis de Velasco (American Indian) escapes Cheasapeake Bay

1570

Luis de Velasco leads an attack on Cheasapeake Bay colony

1572

Spanish abandons Cheasapeake Bay colony

1577

Francis Drake go around the world

1588

Defeat of the Spanish Armada

1598

Zaldivar's expedition and death at Acoma

1599

Assault on Acoma

1607

Onate's trial and exile

1608

Foundation of Québec by Champlain

1613

Destruction of Port Royal by an english pirate

1609

Champlain leads an expedition against the Iroquoians

1610

Champlain leads an expedition against the Iroquoians

1614

Dutchs establish Fort Orange

1627

New France population is 85 inhabitants, all males

1680

Pueblo revolts led by Popé

1696

Pueblo revolt repressions by the Spanish