The company never fulfilled its part of the bargain to supply needed provisions and manpower to keep the fort and settlement strong. Relations with the fathers of the cloth seemed to be progressing. Yet, unrest among the Indian tribes had started up again, not to mention the killings that had occurred without bringing the guilty to justice and discovering why such actions had happened in the first place. Champlain dug in and with his continued commitment used what resources were available to keep the country afloat. The changing of the Viceroy probably didn’t help matters. And then the English show up laying claim to the land of New France.
About Terry Noorda
I record a podcast titled "Discovering America" that covers stories, histories about people and events that played apart in the discovering of America and leave the listener with a "I didn't know that feeling." Come along for the ride you won't be disappointed.