HIST 1F96 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Permanent Settlement, Giovanni Da Verrazzano, Stadacona
Terms: giovanni da verrazano, stadacona, hochelaga, pierre du guer de monts. **no one finds an instance reward, like the spanish did. **british colonies grow in population, french cannot attract people to their colonies: early explorations: France is behind spain and england in financing voyages to the new world. 1524, giovanni da verrazano leads an expedition across the atlantic and explores eastern seaboard coast claims it for france (new france) Expedition isn"t followed because of war with spain: voyages of jacques cartier: 1534, jacques cartier leads expedition to new world. Cartier heads up the st. lawrence thinking it will bring him to the orient. Trades with local micmac indians (metal knives, kettles and pots for furs) 1535, cartier returns and goes further upstream to stadacona (quebec city) and later hochelaga (montreal) Spends 1536 winter among natives and then continues looking for gold. 1531, return to canada with 150 colonists to establish a permanent colony.