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Discoverd Newfoundland and looked for the Northwest Passage.


French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France


A landowner in New France.


French Canadian farmers


First European people known to have visited the Americas

Samuel de Champlain

French explorer who founded Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in North America

Jesuit Missionaries

Studied native language and culture to help influence Christianity in New France

Filles de Roi

Known as the "Kings daughters".Sent between 1663 and 1673, their purpose was to be a spouse to unmarried men.

Courer de Bois

French colonist who lived in the woods as a fur trapper


The amount of money left over after expenses are taken out

Raw Materials

Natural resources, such as trees or furry animals

FInished Product

A manufactured good made from raw material

New France

Name of French colony in Canada


The act of moving to a new country to settle


An uncivilized or irreligious person


Objects made and used by early humans


Established settlements in Canada


A person with a belief that one race is better than another


A written grant of authority from the king


The way a group of people live

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