   France claimed Canada-    called it New France    › Great Lakes, Mississippi      River, Louisiana   Profitable    › ...
   First permanent English    colony- Jamestown,    Virginia (1607)    › Tobacco   Pilgrims in Plymouth,    Massachusett...
   Self government    › Each colony had its      own government    › Each colony had a      representative      assembly ...
   France    › Canada    › Central North America   Spain    › Central America    › Western South America    › Texas and ...
 Fought between France and England Fighting for land in North America Also called the 7 years war Treaty of Paris ende...
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  1. 1.  France claimed Canada- called it New France › Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Louisiana Profitable › Fur trapping › Trading › Fishing King Louis XIV only allowed Catholics to move there
  2. 2.  First permanent English colony- Jamestown, Virginia (1607) › Tobacco Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts (1620) › Wanted religious freedom Plantation economy › African slaves
  3. 3.  Self government › Each colony had its own government › Each colony had a representative assembly › Made decisions on local issues
  4. 4.  France › Canada › Central North America Spain › Central America › Western South America › Texas and Florida England › Eastern North America › Northern Canada
  5. 5.  Fought between France and England Fighting for land in North America Also called the 7 years war Treaty of Paris ended the War › All lands east of the Mississippi went to England › Louisiana Territory went to Spain › Sugar producing islands in caribbean went to France

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