Economy and Government of New France (The Jesuits (The Jesuits were French…
Economy and Government of New France
King Louis XIV
King Louis took control of the Compagnie Des Cent-Associés In 1638, he wanted the colony to grow faster than it had under the companies case.
Settlers were badly needed in New France so some young men were encouraged to come to the new land, they were offered a free passage on a ship, room and board, including a small wage.
The Jesuits were French men from France that came as missionaries to convert the First Nations to the Catholic Faith
They wrote journals about their journey and work
Started arriving in 1625
Filles de Roi
They were (the kings daughters) who were unmarried, sent over to New France because it was failing to prosper.
The king gave them animals and money if they went to New France
They married the French Explorers and settled down with families of their own
The habitants (who were colonists) rented land from seigneurs.
They were considered the farmers of the land and admired the First Nations ways of living life and adopted some ways like lining they're clothes with moose skins for warmth through the winter
They were people who taught religious ceremonies, taught schools,cared for the poor, and ran hospitals
They're goal was to convert First Nations to Cathoclism
They also taught French girls from families who had settled there
The Catholic Church in New France
Priests, Nuns, and Missionary Colonists helped build the colony, their goal was to convert First Nations peoples to Catholicism.
They held religious services, taught school, ran hospitals, and care for the poor.
He tried to diversify the economy of New France by introducing new crops to the land.
He also started a shipyard, a lumber industry and encouraging mining.
The French took the land away from the First Nations, although because of their core values, no one actually owned land
They were the first people of the land and helped the colonists survive at the starts
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