Vikings came from Scandinavia, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. They were believed to be the first Europeans to discovered Canada later in the 1000s. They also settled in Greenland and Iceland were they had many small outposts for trading, repairing and preparing foods for their long trips.
Cartier's a famous sailor, had a goal to find gold, spices and a water passage from France to Asia, but while exploring up the St Lawrence River. He came into contact with the First Nations. He "reclaimed" their land as his. Also, he miss interpreted their language and thought that Canada (Village) was their country. This land is now near Quebec City.
Donnacona was the leader of the Iroquoian First Nations in the St Lawrence river. He did not agree with Cartier. After he started to claim the land there was his; ending up with two sons his being kidnapped and many others. They were later brought to France. However, he was a little mad that he didn't trade with the Europeans.
Marguerite founds a school for girls. Were she wants to teach and educate natives. She also, has a second school for the kids of colonists. Which makes her get the care of Filles du Roy from the king.
Champlain was given the right to have a monopoly in the fur trades. Which meant he had control. Also, during this date him and 60 other colonists created a small post called Port-Royal. Unfortunately, this trading post failed. It did not have a steady source of fur so it was disbanded.
Francois had a job to colonize in Canada, but he failed. By mistrusting the native people (Haudenosaunee). The natives did not trust the French. Instead they did not trade and threaten war. Once after "helping" the French. Cartier's ship left with what he thought was gold and diamonds. Leaving, Francois left alone to spend the winter causing many of his men to die.
In Montreal, a terrible fire broke out. This caused 46 houses to be brunt down and also a historical church was destroyed. After this event a young black slave was found guilty of starting the fire. She was later hung and also changed the way houses are built. The king enforced the rule that houses should be made out of brick only.
Finally, the French and the Iroquois sign the Great Peace of Montreal treaty. This treaty allows the development of new villages on the island of Montreal.
It was a day of fighting I could not bare no more killing. Me and 1500 men were sent out to Lachine in the middle of the night. We didn't even know who we were killing. We had destroyed 24 habits and took 90 prisoners. They were tortured by being buried alive or being burned to death .
It was a harsh battle. I could barely stand fighting the Mohawk and Seneca. We were out numbered and they have roughly 500 to 600 guns. I had to run leaving my friends and family behind. Knowing our nation was scattered.