France–Americas relations - Wikipedia
For relations between France and the United States, see France–United States relations. France–Americas relations started in the 16th century, soon after the discovery of the New .. participated in Multi-National Force – Iraq, whereas the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Mexico. The Republic of Chile is located in the southwest region of the South American continent. Recognizable for its narrow shape, Chile borders the states of Bolivia and Affairs and International Development: France-Chile Bilateral Relations. Chile has strong traditions in theoretical physics and in engineering, and the first Universidad Católica de Chile became partner of the CLICdp Cooperation.
Three-quarters of CAC 40 listed companies have a significant presence in Chile.
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A quarter of them hold a leading position in the market. France holds a major position in the strategic sectors of energy and infrastructure.
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French operators cover the range of energy sources whose development is considered a priority by the Chilean Energy Agenda published in Regarding infrastructure, French engineering continues to play an active part in developing the Santiago Metro Colas Rail and Systrathe financing of which is mainly structured by BNP Paribas.
It aimed both to bring to light new projects and give increased visibility to our exchanges based around six themes: For more information, visit in French: Its relationship with Chile is most vibrant and diversified in the cultural, scientific and academic fields. In the academic field, there are now 12 specific agreements on higher education and research, which have helped start several bilateral programmes and develop institutional cooperation between the ministries of education and higher education of both countries.
Almost agreements have been signed between French and Chilean universities.
In the field of vocational training, cooperation is strengthened through public-private partnerships: Inthe French explorer Samuel Champlain initiated the first important French involvement in Northern America, founding Port Royal as the first permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida inand founding the first permanent French establishment at Quebec in InIsaac de Razilly became involved, at the request of Cardinal Richelieuin the colonization of Acadiaby taking possession of the Habitation at Port-Royal now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia and developing it into a French colony.
The King gave Razilly the official title of lieutenant-general for New France. He took on military tasks such as ordering the taking of control of Fort Pentagouet at Majabigwaduce on the Penobscot Baywhich had been given to France in an earlier Treaty, and to inform the English they were to vacate all lands North of Pemaquid.
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This resulted in all the French interests in Acadia being restored. The efforts of the Jesuits in North America were paralleled by the Jesuit China missions on the other side of the world.
Cardinal Richelieu blockaded the city for 14 months, until the city surrendered and lost its mayor and its privileges. Many Huguenots emigrated, founding such cities as New Rochelle in the vicinity of today's New York in West Indies[ edit ] The French also started to establish smaller but more profitable colonies in the West Indies.
A colony was founded on Saint Kitts inin sharing with the English until the Treaty of Utrecht inwhen it was occupied in its entirety.
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The food-producing plantations of these colonies were built and sustained through slaverywith the supply of slaves dependent on the African slave trade.
Local resistance by the indigenous peoples resulted in the Carib Expulsion of The most important Caribbean colonial possession did not come untilwhen the colony of Saint-Domingue modern Haiti was founded on the western half of the Spanish island of Hispaniola. Consolidation and conflict 18th century [ edit ] La Rochelle slave ship Le Saphir ex-voto Triangular trade developed and became extremely prosperous one, marked by intense exchanges with the New World Nouvelle France in Canada, and the Antilles.
French cities of the Atlantic Coast, mainly NantesLa Rochelle and Bordeauxbecame very active in triangular trade with the New World, dealing in the slave trade with Africa, sugar trade with plantations of the Antillesand fur trade with Canada. This was a period of high artistic, cultural and architectural achievements for these cities. In the 18th century, Saint-Domingue grew to be the richest sugar colony in the Caribbean.
Capture of Rio de Janeiro by Duguay-Trouin in Territorial conflicts in the North[ edit ] Main articles: The conflict, the fourth such colonial war between the nations of France and Great Britainresulted in the British conquest of Canada.
The outcome was one of the most significant developments in a century of Anglo-French conflict.
To compensate its ally, Spainfor its loss of Florida to the British, France ceded its control of French Louisiana west of the Mississippi.