Friday, May 04, 2007
The French Empire touched most continents
N Amer: Quebec, Louisiane
S Amer: Fr Guiana, Isle du Diable
Caribbean: Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti
Africa: Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Algeria
Asia: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
French traders competed in the international market for fur, timber, gold, sugar and slaves.