French Colonization v Russian Colonization Essay

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French Colonization v Russian Colonization

The seventeenth century brought about a large amount of exploration, conquest, and
economic depression throughout Europe. France, along with many other European nations set
out for the establishment of new colonies in the Americas. Westward expansion was not the
only thing going on at the time, Russia was busy moving eastward into Siberia of Northern
Asia. Both France and Russia lacked a national income that could compete with that of the
successful lands of Spain and England. Though having the same motive each country went
about enforcing them to the extreme differences. The Russians faced very little Siberian
resistance on their attempt at global expansion because of their method of control, fear.
The French on the other hand used more settle methods of control.


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