Chapter One Part 5 - The French and the Dutch in America Englands rivals = French o France found 1st permanent settlement = Quebec o French population

Chapter One Part 5 - The French and the Dutch in America...

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The French and the Dutch in America England’s rivals = French o France found 1 st permanent settlement = Quebec o French population slowly; French Protestants excluded from new colony o French had a large influence on New World b/c relationship w/ natives French est. close, direct ties w/ natives Jesuit missionaries interacted into Indian societies; est. first contacts btw two ppls o Coureurs de bois = adventurous fur traders/trappers Penetrated far into wilderness Developed extensive trade upon which French colonial economy expanded Fur trade = more Indian than French enterprise o Coureurs de bois = agents for Algonquins and Hurons (who French bought pelts from) o French could only function to extent of partnership w/ Indians o Became part of native society successful partnerships o Fur trade agricultural estates along St. Lawrence River, development of trade/military centers at Quebec/Montreal, creation of alliance w/ Algonquins/others French compete w/ British for control over N. America o Alliance

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