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Why did New France grow so slowly?

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May 09, 2012 9:50PM

New France (Quebec) grew so slowly because you have to be French and Roman Catholic to go to New France.

Second there are not enough women in New France so the population grow slowly but King Louis the 14 found some young ladies who were orphans named Le filles de bois (daughters of the King) and sent them to New France so they could have babies.

Third New France never got as much attention as Antilles (the Caribbean islands, it is nice and hot so it is perfect to grow sugar cane) since the french King thinks sugar canes are more valuable than fur.

Last since New France is so cold in the winter, many people died in the winter so not very many people wants to go.