LESSON 2- THE GROWTH OF NEW FRANCE. In Spain the Spanish grew wealthy from silver and gold, but in New France the French grew wealthy from the fur trade. The French were not interested in settling in North America. From 1608 to 1763 the French only built two cities in New France
only built two cities in
(Quebec and Montreal)
Count de Frontenac
a proprietary colony and allowed John Law
to be the proprietor in 1717.
the northern Chesapeake Bay
region as a proprietary colony.
Reverend Thomas Hooker