Champlain and Quebec
Champlain built the “habitation” which was part fort and part village in 1608 at the site of present-day Québec City.
This document represents the defeat of the Iroquios at lake Champlain which took place in 1609. Champlain is the one in the French armour in the middle.
Champlain drawing a map of New France.
Champlain and his Huron Allies Planning an Attack on the Iroquois in 1615.
Jesuits and Huron
Map of Iroquois and Huron territories.
Jesuits (also referred to as a group called Mission de Sainte-Marie) come to Quebec and teach their religion to the Hurons. In this picture the man in the black robe with a cross (a member of Mission de Sainte-Marie) is teaching the Hurons.
A drawing of the Iroquois 1649 attack against Huronia.
Jean Talon was the Intendant of New France between 1665-1668 and 1669-1672.
One group of the King’s daughters arrive at Quebec, 1667.
Jean Talon visiting and talking to the habitants in their homes.
Coureurs de bois
The Coureurs de bois traveling by boat for fur trade.
Habitants in their very crowded home doing what they do when they aren’t outside working on their crops.
Ursuline nuns in New France.
A typical seigneurial layout of New France’s Seigneur’s land.
French vs English – fur trade and fishing
Fur traders in Canada, trading with native americans.
British ships taking Acadians to France after some of them refused to sign a second oath with the British.
Seven Years War
The British scaling the cliff of Quebec. This painting is a scene that is leading up to the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
The death of General Wolfe painted by Benjamin West.
The British and the French fighting during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.