History of Quebec and Canada/Study Guide/Topic 1: mother country colony relations

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What was the relationship between the Mother country (France) and the Colony (New France)?

The relationship was one of dependence on France for its:

Population: The settlers came from France.

Economic development: Capital, imports and exports were controlled by France.

Army: Soldiers came from France and all military decisions with regards to peace and war were made in France.

Government: Major political decisions were made in France.