A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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LOUIS HÉBERT: A Legacy of Tenacity
Question 1
Louis Hébert came to the New World in 1617 and was the founder of New France.

False. French explorer Samuel de Champlain was considered the founder of New France when he came with twenty or so journeymen in 1608, even though the first efforts to establish a French colony were in Acadia in 1605.

Louis Hébert came to New France in 1617 and was the first farmer in the colony. Hébert came with his family and is often considered the father symbol of the entire French-speaking population of Canada.


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