Secondary III Chapter 2 Part 4 New France in the First Half of the 18th…
Secondary III Chapter 2 Part 4 New France in the First Half of the 18th Century
1713: 24 000 people
1752: 75 300 people
60 000 of them were francophones
Francophones developed a ''canadien'' identity
85% of them lived in rural areas
the urban population lived in Quebec, Montreal or Trois-Rivières.
Michel Begon & Gilles Hocquart
Shipyards, warships, timber, flax, hemp
Hemp cultivation + Timber exploitation + Sawmills
Forges du Saint-Maurice 1738-1883
Chemin du Roy 1737
Ships are never empty
Ships leaving France have transformed materials
Ships leaving New France and West Indies have raw materials
Clothes: belt, hat, boots, wool.
House building techniques: double window paned, woodstove.
First Nations influence: canoe, snowshoes