The Founders - 1608-1700. Champlain, Talon, Maisonneauve, Frontenac and numerous others were the early founders of New France. Activities deal with the geographical location of New France, the important role played by the many explorers, missionaries and nuns in the new settlement, the organization of the Seigneurial System and the lifestyle and hardships endured by the new settlers. This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculums for the province of Ontario, Grade 7, History, New France. 50 activities.