Timeline of New France history (1534–1607)

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This section of the timeline of New France history concerns the events between Jacques Cartier's first voyage and the foundation of the Quebec settlement by Samuel de Champlain.





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    Preceded by Timeline of New France history in Quebec
    1534 to 1607
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