The french in north america

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The french in north america

  1. 1. The French in north America<br />American Colonies<br />
  2. 2. A.C. 5 – Canada and Iroquoia<br />Initial drawbacks prevented free trade<br />Iroquoia Indians attacked the French with their savage weapons<br />The Iroquoia sustained their villages with food<br />Fur trade promoted French alliances with the Natives<br />
  3. 3. A.C. 5 – Canada and Iroquoia<br />Indians traded amongst themselves before foreign trade was available<br />Alcohol also became a strong craving after the Indians acquired the taste<br />Tense situations required the French to surrender to maintain peace<br />Iroquoia were aggressive and adapted to the alliances<br />
  4. 4. A.C. 5 – Canada and Iroquoia<br />Permanent trade posts were positioned in Canada<br />Farm was adapted into the Indian ways<br />Huron were numerous and fortified<br />They needed farming to provide food when animals were scarce<br />Fur kept the French involved<br />
  5. 5. A.C. 5 – Canada and Iroquoia<br />French introduced alliances as well as the firearms<br />Iroquoia were faced with the Northern Huron enemies supported by the French<br />French overwhelmed the Iroquoia defeating the morale and force of their army<br />
  6. 6. A.C. 16 – French America<br />Strategic locations gave French a powerful home field advantage<br />Cold climates and small population didn’t help their forces<br />Required recruitment of more manpower<br />Only 3,000 inhabitants by 1663<br />
  7. 7. A.C. 16 – French America<br />Competition was strong as the English colonists numbered in the 58,000 by 1660<br />Limited long term benefits promoted the life of the French<br />Failed to introduce a successful self sustaining government<br />
  8. 8. A.C. 16 – French America<br />French that moved to New France improved their living conditions<br />Rich in food and supply<br />Socialist government mentality keeping everyone wealthy but equally rich<br />Women were limited marrying quickly or chose teacher role or religious nunnery<br />
  9. 9. A.C. 16 – French America<br />Generals were of higher religious standings<br />Cities worked individually holding to their own government leaders<br />Authority came through the Nobility of the birth<br />Mainly populated long strands of farms<br />

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