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History Test Oct. 26
This is for the History test this Friday about Canada, and the people who ruled.
|What was a Seigneur?||- A landlord who rented out farmland to farmers for a small fee along the St. Lawrence River - The person would be responsible for building a house and flour mill on the seigneury (The land) - The person would divide one large piece of land into sma|
|Who were the Habitants?||- french settlers who farmed a small plot of land about the size of a football field. This land was not large enough to support the needs of a large family, so they learned to fish, hunt, harvest timber and trap animals. - They would pay rent to the s|
|Who were the Coureurs De Bois?||- They went deep into the forests of New France to trade for fur with the First Nations. - Many of the men chose to live with the First Nations to build a strong relationship with the tribes. - To solidify relationships with the First Nations, they|