New France, 1534-1763

New France, 1534-1763

by Richard Worth


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Readers will meet Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France," and travel the waterways with the coureurs de bois, French traders who lived like Indians. Then watch as attempts to grow the colony fail and wars with the British and Iroquois bring about the fall of New France.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426301476
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 12/11/2007
Series: National Geographic Voices from ColonialAmerica Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.89(w) x 10.07(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Richard Worth has written several biographies and histories for middle graders, including Stanley and Livingstone and the Exploration of Africa in World History, The Spanish Inquisition in World History, and Voices from Colonial America: Louisiana, 1682–1803.

Table of Contents

Introduction     9
The Founding of New France     13
Native Peoples of New France     25
The Colony Struggles     35
Slow Growth in New France     47
Life in 18th-Century New France     55
New France and the British Colonies     67
The Fall of New France     83
The Aftermath of War     93
Time Line     104
Resources     105
Quote Sources     106
Index     107

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