The French Colonies of North America From Ch. 5 Canada & Iroquoia and Ch. 16 French America Dylan DeFatta
American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>As trade increased between the Natives and the Europeans, so did demand ...
American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>Fur trade became very important </li></ul><ul><li>Occasionally some mari...
American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>The Montagnais, Algonkin and Huron tribes were vital to the Canadian Fre...
American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>This “New France” was sustained by a Catholic group aimed at converting ...
 
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The French Colonies

  1. 1. The French Colonies of North America From Ch. 5 Canada & Iroquoia and Ch. 16 French America Dylan DeFatta
  2. 2. American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>As trade increased between the Natives and the Europeans, so did demand & dependency on traded goods </li></ul><ul><li>A possible cutoff in trade would lead to hunger & destitution for the Indians, as a result they saw it as an act of war </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans needed the Indians as allies and so agreed to restrain prices and work with their trade protocols, effectively cultivating neccessary alliances </li></ul>
  3. 3. American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>Fur trade became very important </li></ul><ul><li>Occasionally some mariners interrupted trade to kidnap Indians, took them to Europe & put them on display or trained them to assist future voyages </li></ul><ul><li>This did not stop trade relations due to their great importance to the native people </li></ul>
  4. 4. American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>The Montagnais, Algonkin and Huron tribes were vital to the Canadian French’s fur supply </li></ul><ul><li>As their price of business they expected the French to help them fight the Five Nation Iroquois & under pressure to choose, sided with the Northern tribes and fought two bloody wars thanks to the introduction of firearms in Indian warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Hostility between the two groups became necessary when Dutch trade goods were introduced; the Iroquois hostility acted as a barrier to keep the northern Indians from traveling south to trade with the Dutch at lower prices </li></ul>
  5. 5. American Colonies 5 – Canada and Iroquoia <ul><li>This “New France” was sustained by a Catholic group aimed at converting the Indians: the Jesuits </li></ul><ul><li>Disease wiped out a large portion of Iroquois population </li></ul><ul><li>Trade, alliance and war entangled Europeans and Indians in ways nobody could have predicted </li></ul>

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