In 1660, New France had six male settlers for every female settler. The Filles du Roi were poor women who were brought to North America to fix this imbalance and populate the colony.

Most French Canadians are descended from these 800 women

In New France had six male settlers for every female settler. The Filles du Roi were poor women who were brought to North America to fix this imbalance and populate the colony.

Costumes de la Nouvelle-France, 1625-1650. Image extraite du livre de Rodolphe Vincent, Notre costume civil et religieux, Montréal, c.1965.

Costumes de la Nouvelle-France, 1625-1650. Image extraite du livre de Rodolphe Vincent, Notre costume civil et religieux, Montréal, c.1965.

Robert Cavelier de La Salle, an early French explorer of Eastern Canada and Eastern United States, especially along the Mississippi River. In the US history books, he is considered "the greatest of the French explorers in North America"

Robert Cavelier de La Salle, an early French explorer of Eastern Canada and Eastern United States, especially along the Mississippi River. In the US history books, he is considered "the greatest of the French explorers in North America"

Canadian history facts infographic of 10 things you didn’t know about the history of Canada

History of Canada

In the early days of the history of Canada, what they found was a treasure trove of the natural world. It held great importance to Canada.

Pierre Elliot Trudeau robe de papier, convention des Libéraux de 1968.  Rare objet de collection!

Pierre Elliot Trudeau robe de papier, convention des Libéraux de 1968. Rare objet de collection!

The Carignan-Salières regiment, the first regular troop to defend New France in 1665 © Tom McNeely / McCord Museum / M993.154.272

The Carignan-Salières regiment, the first regular troop to defend New France in 1665 © Tom McNeely / McCord Museum /

Nouvelle-France les emplacements des premières colonies françaises le long du fleuve Saint-Laurent au Québec.

New France Settlements.jpg Locations of early French settlements along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec.

Canadian Voltigeur Uniform, 1813 Royal Military College Museum Saint-Jean-sur-Richilieu, Québec

Canadian Voltigeur Uniform, 1813 Royal Military College Museum Saint-Jean-sur-Richilieu, Québec

Régiment de Carignan-Salières - Wikipédia

A Carignan Soldier in Montreal area in the It's hard to believe I had a couple of great.grandfathers that dressed like this!

Plains of Abraham (Famous for "The Battle of the Plains of Abraham") (Battle of Quebec, Bataille des Plaines d'Abraham or Première bataille de Québec). A pivotal battle in Seven Years' War (French & Indian War in USA). It began 13 Sept. 1759, between British Army & Navy, & French Army, on the plateau outside walls of Quebec City. Land was owned by Abraham Martin. The War was a deciding moment in conflict between France & Britain over fate of New France, influencing the later creation of…

The Plains of Abraham Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Louis-Joseph, marquis de Montcalm, Seigneur de St Veran, Candiac, Tournemire, Vestric, St Julien d'Arpaon, Baron de Gabriac, Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, Commandeur honoraire de l'Ordre de St Louis, &c. Commandant en Chef des troupes françoises dans l'Amérique septentrionale; né à Candiac le 28 février 1712; tué devant Québec en Canada le 13 Septembre 1756 - peint et gravé par Sergent en 1790 - série B n°15 - MAS Estampes Anciennes - Antique Prints

Louis-Joseph, marquis de Montcalm, Seigneur de St Veran, Candiac, Tournemire, Vestric, St Julien d'Arpaon, Baron de Gabriac, Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, Commandeur honoraire de l'Ordre de St Louis, &c. Commandant en Chef des troupes françoises dans l'Amérique septentrionale; né à Candiac le 28 février 1712; tué devant Québec en Canada le 13 Septembre 1756 - peint et gravé par Sergent en 1790 - série B n°15 - MAS Estampes Anciennes - Antique Prints

Birds eye view of Victoria/Vancouver Island, B.C.; a lithographed panoramic view of 1878.

Birds eye view of Victoria/Vancouver Island, B. a lithographed panoramic view…

residence of Canadian heroine Laura Secord from 1803 to 1835 Old fireplace inside the homestead

residence of Canadian heroine Laura Secord from 1803 to 1835 Old fireplace inside the homestead

Lord Willingdon, Governor General of Canada, inspects the Calgary Highlanders in 1928

Lord Willingdon, Governor General of Canada, inspects the Calgary Highlanders in 1928

Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British monarchy during the American Revolutionary War.

Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Empire and the British monarchy during the American Revolutionary War.

Army Diet and Messing Arrangements in Canada during the War of 1812 by Robert Henderson

"British soldiers are fellows who have all enlisted for drink – that is the plain fact - they have enlisted for drink. Image "Suttling booth" Atkinson, John Augustus (artist) Soldiers eating and drinking near tent on edge of encampment.

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