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École Pointe-Lévy, Lévis, Quebec

Canoes at Shore

Illustration of fur traders, missionaries, and Iroquoian people with canoes at the shoreline

Wealth from the fur trade benefited the French Empire and those who helped them. The need for resources eventually drew the Europeans inland from the east coast to the St. Lawrence Valley and Great Lakes. It also led to the formation of alliances and to territorial conflicts over resources.

Artist: Ivan Kocsis


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