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New France:

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, independent nation (2001 pop. 30,007,094), 3,851,787 sq mi (9,976,128 sq km), N North America. Canada occupies all of North America N of the United States (and E of Alaska) except for Greenland and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.
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New France

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
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French King Louis XIV, in his determination to populate this corner of his empire, sent the filles du roi, some 770 young women to New France.
In a brilliant exercise of transatlantic history (Chapter 2), Rushforth then studies the Atlantic background of New France slavery, especially the tension between the legal principle of French free soil and the demand for enslaved laborers in the colonies.
She was sent to New France as the leader of a group of nuns to establish the Ursuline Order in New France.
The museum brings history alive, educating the visitors in an empirical way about the rich heritage left by the first settlers to New France.
The files du roi were young women, mostly under the age of twenty-five, whose forced migration to New France between 1663 and 1673 was part of a population-building program for the colony sponsored by King Louis XIV--hence, the term "King's Daughters.
In the peace negotiations at Paris, Britain obtained Florida from the Spanish, and all of New France from the French, except for the islands of St.
Although the corpus on drinking in New France is limited, the author was able to dig up numerous historical and anthropological documents about this activity from France, England and the United States.
The filles du roi were a group of nearly 800 French women who immigrated to New France as potential brides for the male colonists.
The Canadian citizens paid for bronze cannons to be placed on either side of the grand column to remind future generations of the last and most important of all the French forts that were built in this part of the New World in the days when Canada was known as New France.
New France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has also named one uncapped player as he calls up Clermont centre Wesley Fofana for Saturday's match against Italy.
NEW France boss Philippe Saint-Andre was yesterday confident he could end 100 years of French rugby fragility - but only if he was given more time with his players.
New awards for 2012 include three vendor categories for imaging, audio and monitors-TVs, plus a new France

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