Did You Know ?
In the 16th century, the French attempted to settle in Brazil and in South Carolina before they established a permanent colony in Quebec in 1608.
Get swept away by the French North American adventure!
Discover what drew the French to North America and follow missionaries, cartographers, soldiers, coureurs des bois and Aboriginal allies as they explore and expand New France. Join Canada's first European inhabitants in their daily activities and learn about their culture and civilization.
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