French Colonization of N. America

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Published on February 4, 2009

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Driving forces: State Church Etc. Motives: Search for: Market – fur Land settlement/trading posts Raw materials Investments Cheap labor Mission Civilisatrice “ White Man’s Burden” Implant Roman Catholicism and French culture into the minds of the “savages” Interested commercially, not politically Unlike British rivals

Driving forces:

State

Church

Etc.

Motives:

Search for:

Market – fur

Land settlement/trading posts

Raw materials

Investments

Cheap labor

Mission Civilisatrice

“ White Man’s Burden”

Implant Roman Catholicism and French culture into the minds of the “savages”

Interested commercially, not politically

Unlike British rivals

Jacques Cartier Discovered Canada Samuel de Champlain “ The Father of New France” René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle Claimed the Mississippi region of N. America

Jacques Cartier

Discovered Canada

Samuel de Champlain

“ The Father of New France”

René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle

Claimed the Mississippi region of N. America

1 st guy to discover & document Canada 1534 “ Kanata” Huron-Iroquois: “village” Searched for “Northwest Passage” Passage through/around N. America to E. Asia Only claimed Baie de Gaspé region Further French colonization occurred later Aided Sieur de Robervall in his attempt to colonize Canada in 1541 That FAILED

1 st guy to discover & document Canada

1534

“ Kanata”

Huron-Iroquois: “village”

Searched for “Northwest Passage”

Passage through/around N. America to E. Asia

Only claimed Baie de Gaspé region

Further French colonization occurred later

Aided Sieur de Robervall in his attempt to colonize Canada in 1541

That FAILED

“ The Father of New France” Sailed for West Indies in 1599 Spent next 2.5 years visiting islands First trip to N. America: 1603 Founded: Port-Royal (in Canada)(1605) Quebec City (1608) Opened N. America to French trade

“ The Father of New France”

Sailed for West Indies in 1599

Spent next 2.5 years visiting islands

First trip to N. America: 1603

Founded:

Port-Royal (in Canada)(1605)

Quebec City (1608)

Opened N. America to French trade

Explored (1679-1682): Great Lakes Midwest Claimed entire Mississippi region for France; called it Louisiana 1684-1687: Expedition to: Southern end of Mississippi R. Gulf of Mexico Utter failure of an expedition Sick men Deserted men Rene-Robert assassinated in 1687 …by his own men.

Explored (1679-1682):

Great Lakes

Midwest

Claimed entire Mississippi region for France; called it Louisiana

1684-1687: Expedition to:

Southern end of Mississippi R.

Gulf of Mexico

Utter failure of an expedition

Sick men

Deserted men

Rene-Robert assassinated in 1687 …by his own men.

"French Colonial Empire - Introduction."  Discover France! . 4 Feb 2009 http://www.discoverfrance.net/Colonies/ "Jacques Cartier." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Cartier "Samuel de Champlain." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_de_champlain "Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9-Robert_Cavelier,_Sieur_de_La_Salle "Jacques Cartier." Elizabethan Era. Elizabethan Era. 4 Feb 2009 http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/jacques-cartier.htm "Roberval, Sieur de." HowStuffWorks. HowStuffWorks, Inc.. 4 Feb 2009 http://reference.howstuffworks.com/roberval-sieur-de-encyclopedia.htm "Jacques Cartier." Teacher Webspace. Halifax Regional School Board. 4 Feb 2009 http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/phillie/SocialStudies/Atlantic/jacques_cartier.htm "Samuel de Champlain." Virtualology. Evisum. 4 Feb 2009 http://www.samueldechamplain.com/ Simpson, Obediah. "Samuel de Champlain's Second Voyage - 1604 - First Permanent Settlement in Canada." Simpson Family Homepage and Genealogy. Sympatico. 4 Feb 2009 http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z16champ2.htm

"French Colonial Empire - Introduction."  Discover France! . 4 Feb 2009 http://www.discoverfrance.net/Colonies/

"Jacques Cartier." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Cartier

"Samuel de Champlain." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_de_champlain

"Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 4 Feb 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9-Robert_Cavelier,_Sieur_de_La_Salle

"Jacques Cartier." Elizabethan Era. Elizabethan Era. 4 Feb 2009 http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/jacques-cartier.htm

"Roberval, Sieur de." HowStuffWorks. HowStuffWorks, Inc.. 4 Feb 2009 http://reference.howstuffworks.com/roberval-sieur-de-encyclopedia.htm

"Jacques Cartier." Teacher Webspace. Halifax Regional School Board. 4 Feb 2009 http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/phillie/SocialStudies/Atlantic/jacques_cartier.htm

"Samuel de Champlain." Virtualology. Evisum. 4 Feb 2009 http://www.samueldechamplain.com/

Simpson, Obediah. "Samuel de Champlain's Second Voyage - 1604 - First Permanent Settlement in Canada." Simpson Family Homepage and Genealogy. Sympatico. 4 Feb 2009 http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z16champ2.htm

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