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Lecture 5 Part 2 – French Canadian Military & The Iroquois Wars

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Western University
History 2201E
Linda Sabathy- Judd

Lecture 5 Part 2 – French Canadian Military & The Iroquois Wars  French Canadian Military o Louis XIV and Colbert realize that the colony needs to be defended, especially from the English and the Iroquois o Louis orders a colonial militia  Eligible men from 16-60 formed a company o Louis sends a regiment from France, the Carignan-Salieres Regiment  1200 men under the leadership of the Marquis of Tracy  Experienced soldiers, best weapons, top fighting force o Improved the economy o Had to stay in North America for 3 years, could then leave or stay after  Of the 1200 who came, 1/3 went back to France, 1/3 stayed and 1/3 killed o Louis sent more troops, this time regular soldiers – Troops de la Marine  Under the officers of the French Navy  Came to stay  Habitants that joined were known as the Troupes de la Colonie  Iroquois Wars o Troops de la Marine sent over to deal with the Iroquois  Start building forts down the Richelieu River in 1665; e.g. Fort Chambly and Fort St. Jean  Causing worry for the Iroquois  Launch 2 campaigns against the Iroquois, one in January 1666 and later in October 1666  January raid a disaster, 1/3 of regiment died (died of hunger, disease and exposure), didn’t accomplish anything  October was more successful, still no battles with the Iroquois; did find their villages and destroyed them and
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