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Shorts Paper I - Jeff Lichy For years Europeans such as the...

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Jeff Lichy For years Europeans such as the Dutch, the English, the Spanish, and the French—believed that North America would be filled with instant indulgence of riches such as gold, natural resources and other prosperous matter. While the English and the Dutch positioned themselves on the coast far from native relations, countries such as France ventured into the interior of the continent to be in close proximity to the Indians. For example, men such as Samuel de Champlain, an agent of the royal Canadian Company, organized a New World settlement specifically designed to trade furs with the Indians. Champlain recognized his dependence on the Indians for success in the fir trade and developed a complex set of alliances with the tribes of the Great Lakes region. The French also relied on Jesuit priest, who first arrived in 1611, to learn Indian languages and to act as mediators between the French and other Indian tribes. Although the French had desire for personal profit and conversion of the Indians, a Micmac
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