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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Mc Kim
Semester
Fall

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September 30, 2010 The Royal Takeover (1663) & the Clash of Empires The Royal Takeover Political and economic transformation of New France Louis XIV (1661: French monarch; absolutist monarch, I am the state, believer of mercantilism) J.B. Colbert (minster of the marine, colonial minister, transform new France and turn it into a French province, new france has 3 characteristics: French imperial authority interested in promoting settlement, trade, and missionary activity; new france was going into different directions as a result, imposed on new france the governmental structures, at the top would be Louis himself (the divine right to rule)) - Governmental Change Govenor (military officer, someone of noble birth almost always born in france, supreme authority, military and diplomatic affairs), intendant(always a male, civil administration, finances of the colony, legal affairs), Bishop(limited authority, head of the church): Sovereign Council (dominant autho
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