New France


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New France

The possessions of France in North America from the 1500s until the Treaty of Paris (1763), which awarded French holdings to Great Britain and Spain. At its greatest extent it included much of southeast Canada, the Great Lakes region, and the Mississippi Valley. British and French rivalry for control of the territory led to the four conflicts known as the French and Indian Wars (1689-1763).

New France

n
(Placename) the former French colonies and possessions in North America, most of which were lost to England and Spain by 1763: often restricted to the French possessions in Canada

New′ France′


n.
the French possessions in North America up to 1763.
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In a slim but brilliant book, Timothy Pearson has delivered an impressive "performance" in joining deep scholarship, readability, and an interesting intellectual framework for viewing the religious history of New France.
Fournier brings us a fast-paced historical novel that continues the story of young Pierre-Esprit Radisson, a French boy who was captured by the Iroquois in New France and stayed with them for two years before escaping and hitching a Transatlantic ride back to France in search of his mother, who is nowhere to be found.
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