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Early Colonial - Early Colonial Empires of Spain and France The Americas also known as the New World was filled with resources and free lands

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Early Colonial Empires of Spain and France The Americas, also known as the New World, was filled with resources and free lands. Following Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the New World, many European nations began the their explorations to America. Nations such as France and Spanish presented many similarities and differences in their exploration in their motives for exploration, the economic foundations and the relationship with the Native Americans. First of all, the Spanish and the French both had the same motive in exploring America: the two countries sought a faster rout to the exotic Asian countries such as China and hoped to discover wealth and land in the New Found Land. Nevertheless, the French’s motive were driven more by economical reasons, such as trading. The French had huge fur trading posts and made a large profit of out it since beaver fur was a luxury in Europe. The Spanish, on the other hand, wanted to conquer the land and the people. The Spanish has conquered and destroyed the great
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course CHIN 252 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Ahsanullah University of Sci & Tech.

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Early Colonial - Early Colonial Empires of Spain and France The Americas also known as the New World was filled with resources and free lands

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