A map of the british empire in america with the french and spanish settlements adjacent thereto [london: sold by the proprietors s harding on the pavement in st martins lane and wh toms engraver in union court near hatton garden, holborn, , 1733] map. English, french, and spanish colonies: a comparison cially in their wars against the british spanish colonies crown-sponsored conquests gained rich. Before the english arrived in north america, the spanish, the dutch, the swedish, and the french were already on the scene this map shows the areas claimed by these european countries most modern american citizens consider great britain to be their european parent country however, by the time. 1) french lose canada and all french territory east of the mississippi river to britain 2) spain loses florida to britain and gains cuba 3)france had given all lands west of the mississippi river to spain in a secret treaty called the treaty of fontainebleau earlier.
Spanish and english colonization efforts were very different with the english's methods being more successful and profitable spanish colonization of the americas began in 1492 when christopher columbus found the americas and mistook them for india spanish conquistadors came with the goals of. The british are northern european, while the french are a mix of latin and northern european the ordinary, average british working man feels closer to a german, dane or norwegian than he does to a frenchman. French interference in a dispute between the huron and iroquois indians led the iroquois to side with the british in the french and indian war whereas the huron sided with the french.
The spanish lost their stronghold in north america as the french, dutch, and british began to explore and colonize the northeast french exploration spanish successes in the caribbean attracted the attention of other european nations. Although unlike the british and french, spain established an empire of towns, and modern day mexico city served as the center of spanish control along with establishing the first university in the new world, spain also established st augustine and santa fe as response to the british and french expansion efforts. The spanish didn't have any better relations with the natives, as they tried to enslave them when they first came to america, and later established missions where they tried to force them to convert from their traditional religions to catholicism. Compare and contrast british, french, and spanish imperial goals in north america between 1580 and 1763 946 words | 4 pages in 1492, a simple song used to assist children remember that america was discovered in 1492. The dutch, meanwhile, were at war with the habsburg emperor of spain, and dutch privateers were attacking the spanish in the americas the dutch were the world's foremost traders and merchant mariners, and in 1610 the dutch set up a trading post on the southern end of manhattan island.
Similarities and differences between british, french and spanish colonies of north america spain, england, and france were the primary countries that struggled to control the continent their settlers crossed the atlantic ocean for different reasons, and the governments used different approaches in their colonies (elliott, 2007. Compare and contrast the british, french, and spanish imperial goals in north america between 1580 and 1763 imperial goals it is safe to say that our world wouldn't be nearly the same today, due to the events crammed into the short period of 1580 to 1763, more so than all other eras in history combined. Fort king george first british garrison of the georgia colony, is located in darien, at the mouth of the altamaha river established in 1721 to 1732 as the southernmost outpost of british north america protected carolina colony against spanish and french as well as possible attacks by the hostile guale indians poor living conditions and a. The french believed that integration was the key to a successful policy with a well structured tax system where the british believed that civilising was needed which included a separation from the indigenous population and taxation only implied inbound and not outbound (people will try to convince you that the british taxed countries like india.
The french, on the other hand, were more concerned with controlling trade routes, with furs being the driving force the french and the native held a mutual-gain relationship the french came to america mainly for the fur trade, which the natives was already doing. The control and treatment of slaves slavery and the law british french dutch spanish danish 500 000 430 000 90000 144 000 20000 428 000 379 000 75000 50000 18000. The battle of trafalgar (21 october 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the british royal navy against the combined fleets of the french and spanish navies, during the war of the third coalition (august-december 1805) of the napoleonic wars (1796-1815.
Compare and contrast the british, french, and spanish imperial goals in north america between 1580 and 1763 imperial goals it is safe to say that our world wouldn't be nearly the same today, due to the events crammed into the short period of 1580 to 1763 , more so than all other eras in history combined. Seventeenth-century spanish, french, dutch, and british colonizers embraced different social and economic goals, cultural assumptions, and folkways, resulting in varied models of colonization a spain sought to establish tight control over the process of colonization in the western hemisphere and to convert and/or exploit the native population. Many troops from north america were reassigned to participate in further british actions in the west indies, including the capture of spanish havana when spain belatedly entered the conflict on the side of france, and a british expedition against french martinique in 1762 led by major general robert monckton. The british and dutch empire in the east asia was built upon the foundation that the portuguese left you have to look at the era that each empire took place too british/dutch/french started much.