Friday, May 04, 2007

The French Empire touched most continents

Historic Ship
Originally uploaded by Throwing Bull.
A selected list . . .

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.
and rum.

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