Geologic History Chart

Era Time Millions of Yrs Ago Began — Ended Major Geological Events Major Biological Events Canadian Landforms Created Precambrian (earliest life) 4600      570 – volcanoes erupted, many cycles of mountain building and erosion – 1st single-celled organisms – 1st multi-celled organisms – Canadian Shield formed Paleozoic (ancient life) 570        245 – periods when large parts…

The French Constitution & Directory: 1795–1799

The New National Convention National Convention after Robespierre was much more conservative than before – entrenched values of moderate middle class -> drastic change for once-powerful groups like sans-culottes and Jacobins who were forced underground (‘sans-culottes’ even became a derisive term) French economy struggled during winter of 1794–1795, with widespread hunger Convention worked hard to…