History Test 2

History Test 2 - Chapman 1 2. Compare French America and...

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Chapman 1 2. Compare French America and British America. Discuss reasons for settlement, attitudes toward Indians, forms of labor, major economies, role of religion, and systems of government. The British and the French have been enemies for centuries, but are they really all that different? After Spain’s conquests of the new world reached the rest of Europe, the British and the French realized that they needed to stake a claim in the new world to compete with the ever expanding Spanish nation of the 16 th century. The process of colonization was purely trial and error for both countries. Early settlements from both sides were extremely unsuccessful. The first colonies were mostly men and seemed more like camps then colonies. The English eventually figured it out at Jamestown, where they brought whole families over and established a form of government amongst themselves. Despite the fact that the English were late to start colonization compared to the French, they came through and became the most successful in the colonization process. Another thing that the British shared with the French was the hostility of the natives. The British had much trouble with the Native Americans, and so did the French. The
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