1783: The United States of America gain independence from Britain after
a long military struggle.
1759: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham effectively gives Britain
control of the territory of New France. A treaty in 1763 formally cedes
1760: Exploration of southern Manitoba is undertaken by both the Hudson
Bay Co. and the Northwest Co. with the beginnings of Fur Trade Posts
near Souris Mouth and Hartney beginning in the 1760 - 90’s.