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