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Chapter 6- The Duel for North America

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1 Chapter 6- The Duel for North America 1608-1763

2 French Canada Latecomers to the New World Catholics vs. Huguenots
Edict of Nantes(1598) Louis XVI

3 The French Arrive Samuel de Champlain “Father of New France”
Settle Quebec in 1608 Ally of the Huron, enemy of the Iroquois Autocratic government Limited/small population growth

4 New France Expands Effective traders with Amerindians
Great gift-givers British wished to exterminate Spanish wished to subdue

5 French Gold “The Beaver”
Heavy demand for beaver pelts in Europe Coureurs de bois and voyageurs Social and religious ramifications of beaver trading on Amerindians

6 Other French Settlers Jesuit missionaries
Antoine Cadillac-attempted to keep English out Robert de la Salle- fortified gulf region Mississippi waters needed for French traders

7 Clash of the Titans King William’s War King George’s War
French and Indian War Battle of Fort Duquesne Albany Congress Battle of Quebec

8 Colonial Tension Growing colonial confidence
Lack of colonial promotions Settlers went west of the Appalachians Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation of 1763

9 Main Ideas French relationships with Amerindians
Involvement of colonists in European wars, both in Europe and the colonies Colonists grow in confidence as Washington and others succeed in European conflicts in the colonies Colonists expand westward as Britain tries to remain in control

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