May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FAS 240 - French Exploration and Settlement of Maine, 1604-1760

The names and traces of the early French explorers and settlers remain on in many place names along the Maine Coast, including the names of mountains and hiking trails in Acadia National Park, such as Champlain, St. Sauveur, Sieur de Mons, etc.  This course examines the history of the French exploration and settlement of Maine and places the French settlement of Maine in the broader geopolitical context of the settlement of North America.

General Education Requirements: Population and the Environment

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3