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

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The French and the Dutch in AmericaEngland’s rivals = FrenchoFrance found 1stpermanent settlement = QuebecoFrench populationslowly; French Protestants excluded from new colonyoFrench had a large influence on New World b/c relationship w/ nativesFrench est. close, direct ties w/ nativesJesuit missionaries interacted into Indian societies; est. first contacts btw twopplsoCoureurs de bois= adventurous fur traders/trappersPenetrated far into wildernessDeveloped extensive trade upon which French colonial economy expandedFur trade = more Indian than French enterpriseoCoureurs de bois= agents for Algonquins and Hurons (who French bought pelts from)oFrench could only function to extent of partnership w/ IndiansoBecame part of native societysuccessful partnershipsoFur tradeagricultural estates along St. Lawrence River, development of trade/militarycenters at Quebec/Montreal, creation of alliance w/ Algonquins/othersFrench competew/ British for control over N. AmericaoAlliance

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AnneHartfield
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Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, New Netherland, Walter Raleigh, Roanoke Colony, Roanoke Island, Francis Drake

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