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Important Dates in Canadian History

The Fathers of Confederation
The Fathers of Confederation

Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain
explorer; founder of Quebec

Louis Joliet
Louis Joliet

Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
the man who claimed the entire Mississippi River drainage basin for France

Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville
Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville

Father Jacques Marquette
Father Jacques Marquette
co-explorer of the Mississippi River

John George Diefenbaker
John George Diefenbaker
Prime Minister of Canada, 1957-1963

Sir John Alexander Macdonald
Sir John Alexander Macdonald
the first Prime Minister of the Dominion of Canada

Martin Brian Mulroney
Martin Brian Mulroney

Lester Bowles Pearson
Lester Bowles Pearson
diplomat, Prime Minister of Canada, and the only Canadian ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

Canada in 1947
Canada in 1947

The Queen Visits Canada
The Queen Visits Canada, in 1957

Canada in 1958
Canada in 1958

Canada in 1959
Canada in 1959

Canada in 1960
Canada in 1960

Canada in 1961
Canada in 1961

Canada in 1962
Canada in 1962

Canada in 1967
Canada in 1967

Canada in 1969
Canada in 1969

Canada in 1978
Canada in 1978

Canada in 1979
Canada in 1979

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