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John Cabot

first European to reach North America's mainland since the vikings

2

Jacques cartier

I convinced England to search North America for a city of gold and Rubies

3

Chief Donnacona

took a trip to France, with a promise to return in 9 months but never did

4

Samuel de Champlain

helped establish the first permanent settlements in New France at Port Royal and Quebec

5

Jean Talon

suggested using the colonies for more than fish and fur, by using minerals and timbers

6

Louis-Joseph de Montcalm

defeated on the Plains of Abraham, which lead to Quebec's surrender

7

James Wolfe

successfully lead to my troops to the Plains of Abraham by floating down river at night

8

Chief Pontiac

lead a resistance movement against the British after seven years wars

9

James Murray

took control of Quebec, and his actions helped contribute to the creation of the Quebec act

10

Alexander Mackenzie

an explorer for the NWC that made the first voyage to cross Canada by land

11

Isaac Brock

military leader of Canada during the war of 1812. Called the "Hero of Upper Canada"

12

Chief Tecumseh

led aboriginal groups against the Americans in the war of 1812. I helped capture Fort Detroit