New France
geographical name the possessions of France in North America before 1763

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  • New France — the French colonies and possessions in North America up to 1763. * * * Possessions of France in North America from 1534 to the Treaty of Paris in 1763. After the first land claim for France by Jacques Cartier (1534), the company of New France was …   Universalium

  • New France livre — The livre was the currency of New France, the French colony in modern day Canada. It was subdivided into 20 sols, each of 12 deniers. Contents 1 History 2 Coins 3 Banknotes 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Intendant of New France — New France was governed by three rulers: the governor, the bishop and the intendant, all appointed by the King, and sent from France. The intendant was responsible for finance, economic development, and the administration of justice (law and… …   Wikipedia

  • Louisiana (New France) — Infobox Former Subdivision conventional long name = Louisiana common name = Louisiana subdivision = Division nation = New France image map caption = Map of New France around 1750. national anthem= capital = New Orleans stat area1= stat year1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sovereign Council of New France — The Sovereign Council of New France was a political body appointed by the King of France and consisting of a Governor General, an Intendant of New France answered to the French Minister of the Marine, And also the Bishop witch helped with laws… …   Wikipedia

  • Seigneurial system of New France — The seigneurial system of New France was the semi feudal system of land distribution used in the colonies of New France.Introduction to New FranceThe seigneurial system was introduced to New France in 1627 by Cardinal Richelieu. Under this system …   Wikipedia

  • Canada, New France — Infobox Former Subdivision conventional long name = Canada common name = Canada subdivision = Colony nation = New France image map caption = Map of New France around 1750. national anthem = religion = Roman Catholicism currency = New France livre …   Wikipedia

  • Military of New France — The Military of New France consisted of a mix of regular soldiers of the French Army, French Navy and Canadien volunteer militia units. Prior to 1690 most French troops were sent from France, but localization meant by 1690, (In 1669 Louis XIV… …   Wikipedia

  • Governor of New France — The Governor of New France was the viceroy of the King of France in North America. A French noble, he was appointed to govern the colonies of New France, which included Canada, Acadia and Louisiana. The residence of the Governor was at the… …   Wikipedia

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