New France


U.S. History to 1877

Traders & missionaries

•     Company of New France, 1629

•     Fur trade = the economy

•      Indians, soldiers, intermarriage

•     Jesuits & the Indians

Expansion

•     King Louis XIV’s imperial designs

•      Ohio & Great Lakes forts, beginning in 1680

•      La Salle claims the Mississippi, 1682

•     Collision course with England