United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

New France

A typical New France settlement
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 13148:

The seigneur and habitant system of land ownership in New France

A) was very successful in attracting large numbers of colonists to Canada
B) utilized an effective system of canals and roads to take furs to the Atlantic Coast
C) allowed habitants to own land after a short period of time working
D) limited most land ownership to nobles, many of whom had no interest in settling in the New World
E) brought equal numbers of men and women to the colony

Answer & Explanation

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