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The french in north america

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