Spanish colonies in the americas were mostly focused on extracting the riches of the area, things like sugar cane and gold people usually think about the british colonies in north america. New france, french nouvelle-france, (1534–1763), the french colonies of continental north america, initially embracing the shores of the st lawrence river, newfoundland, and acadia (nova scotia) but gradually expanding to include much of the great lakes region and parts of the trans-appalachian west. The british, french, and spanish all had imperial goals of increasing the influence and authority of their society the desires of the british, french, and spanish to expand their influence are best demonstrated with the continuous state of conflict in and around their imperial holdings. French possessions in the caribbean were larger in population and more productive than british and spanish holdings in the region, and voyages based in several key french port cities made it all possible le havre was france’s first major slave-trading port and delivered captives to martinique, french guiana, and mostly saint-domingue. English, french, and spanish imperial goals the british, french, and spanish were big european powers who made and went after big goals in north america, specifically between 1580 and 1763 at this time, north america was a land of untold riches,.
The spanish occupied a vast region extending from the gulf of california, across the desert, and along the gulf coast to florida the conflict between the british and the french in north america played into power struggles in europe to the british, the end of the french and indian war was a costly victory but one that opened the north. French soldiers helped to reinforce the continental army at the final battle of yorktown in 1781 the spanish they declared war on britain in 1779 and attacked british forts in florida, alabama, and mississippi. Start studying apush spanish/british/french chart learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Before the english arrived in north america, the spanish, the dutch, the swedish, and the french were already on the scene this map shows the areas claimed by these european countries most modern american citizens consider great britain to be their european parent country however, by the time. Compare and contrast the british, french and spanish empires in america spain found a few furs and some gold when they came over they're main focus other than those two things was converting indians to christianity this lead to popes rebellion which involved the indians france started colonizing. French, dutch and english to america the spanish were left with the french to worry about and also the english during her war against spain, queen elizabeth i sent francis drake and other sea dogs against the spanish in the americas drake sacked and plundered his way up the pacific coast in 1579.
The french and indian war was fought to decide if britain or france would be the strong power in north america france and its colonists and indian allies fought against britain, its colonists and. Other european countries refused to accept spain and portugal division of the new world, so the french and british began to make their own explorations and ignored the fact that the new world belonged to spain and portugal. • provides some analysis of the imperial goals of the british, french, and spanish in north america between 1580 and 1763 treatment may be uneven • may contain errors that do not seriously detract from the quality of the essay. Although unlike the british and french, spain established an empire of towns, and modern day mexico city served as the center of spanish control along with establishing the first university in the new world, spain also established st augustine and santa fe as response to the british and french expansion efforts.
In response, representatives from the spanish, french, and british governments met in london, and on october 31, 1861, signed a tripartite agreement to intervene in mexico to recover the unpaid debts. However, the french, spanish, and dutch sought profit through trade and exploitation of new world resources, and they knew that the native people would be important to their success europeans also wanted to convert native americans to christianity. The french and indian war (1754–63) the british takeover of spanish florida resulted in the westward migration of indian tribes who did not want to do business with them map of french and indian war french and british forts and settlements, indian tribes. Chronicles of america american biography maps of america a new world spanish conqueror new france english exploration southern colonies plymouth colonies quaker colonies colonial folkways new france age of invention theodore roosevelt the contrast of french and english colonies french leaders, on the other hand, were thinking of world.
Similarities and differences between british, french and spanish colonies of north america spain, england, and france were the primary countries that struggled to control the continent their settlers crossed the atlantic ocean for different reasons, and the governments used different approaches in their colonies (elliott, 2007. English, french, and spanish colonies: a comparison cially in their wars against the british spanish colonies crown-sponsored conquests gained rich-es for spain and expanded its empire aries were the primary spanish coloniz-ers farmers and traders came later. French interference in a dispute between the huron and iroquois indians led the iroquois to side with the british in the french and indian war whereas the huron sided with the french.
(1607-1763) differences and similarities between british, spanish and french colonization sarah, hailey, kyle, alexa british- that as north america as a new land. Spanish and english colonization efforts were very different with the english’s methods being more successful and profitable spanish colonization of the americas began in 1492 when christopher columbus found the americas and mistook them for india spanish conquistadors came with the goals of. The french and native american relations there are all kinds of stories of hostilities between early american colonists and the native people who were already there however, these hostilities did not occur with every european group who came.