New France - of land spanning from the Gulf of Mexico all...

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New France o 1530s – Jacques Cartier St. Lawrence R. o Quebec (1608); 1662 royal colony; pop. of 15,000 by o Fur trade – major trade of France o 1673 – Jacques Marquette discovered and explored the region we know today as Wisconsin o 1681 – Robert de la Salle o Mississippi R. to Gulf of Mexico Louisiana – not what we know today as Louisiana; refers to LARGE tract
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Unformatted text preview: of land spanning from the Gulf of Mexico all the way to modern U.S.-Canada border; named after Louis XIV New Orleans (1718) Iroquois Wars from New York initially; at times, allies with the French; at times, at ends with them over the trade networks...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course HISTORY AMH2010 taught by Professor Rowan during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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