Category Archives: colonized

The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States

The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States. Cartier was looking for a Northwest Passage through North America to Asia. He thought the St. Lawrence River might be the route. The French and Indian fur trade … Continue reading

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A brief synopsis of the exporters of North America

A brief synopsis of the exporters of North America The French first came to the New World as explorers, seeking a route to the Ocean and wealth. Major French exploration of North America began under the rule of Francis I, … Continue reading

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Quebec City

Quebec City was founded in 1608. New France refers to the North American region colonized by France. The territory stretched from Newfoundland to the Canadian prairies as well as from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. The French desired … Continue reading

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