Class Notes 3- American Empires

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American Empires Wednesday, August 29, 2007 5:50 PM 1. Early European Colonies in North America  Big Countries: France, Holland, England a. New France i. Huguenot tried to establish a home, Spanish destroyed it, northern  most of the powers: Quebec (furs and fish: quick profit), mostly men  (similar to Spanish projects), no representative assembly (under crown  control- not like the British), formed alliances with Indians to provide furs,  not reliable source for Indians (difficult transport) ii. French (Algonquin trade partners) vs. Iroquois (Dutch trade  partners): try to keep trade partners away from each other, French men  married Indians and adopted their ways (helped trade, Spain only tried to  conquer), big power 'til 1763 (French and Indian War) b. Dutch and Swedish Colonial Adventures i. Recently been fighting Spanish, converting to Protestantism, Dutch  East India Company (India trade) and West East India Company (slave 
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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