Time Period: 1608-1760
Social Phenomenon: Evolution of colonial society under French rule
Students will grasp the perspective and contribution of various actors and describe what happened at the time of New France (C1). And while considering multiple perspectives, students will interpret "The evolution of colonial society under French rule" by explaining relations with France, considering various aspects, and analyzing changes and continuities and causes and consequences (C2).
Absolutism, Royal Government roles. A turning point?
Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Was 1663 a turning point in the History of New France? What is required for a society to function?" You will learn to explain the concept of Absolutism (Divine Right of Kings), to describe the importance of the Minister of Marine, and to explain the roles of the Governor, Intendant and the Sovereign Council. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦