Discuss three basic differences between the French and English settlements in North America. Why did France and England compete for control of North America?

Discuss three basic differences between the French and English settlements in North America. Why did France and England compete for control of North America?Thesis statement is made somewhere in the first paragraph.
Begin your thesis statement as “This essay will argue……” or “This essay will describe”…. Or something similar that makes the point of your essay clear.
Minimum of three sources. One is the textbook. One is a primary source. The third is a secondary source located from our library databases such as Academic Search Complete (https://cvcc-vccs.libguides.com/az.php?s=110393 (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)). A good link for primary sources is: https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) You will cite these sources in a bibliography at the end of your essay.
DO NOT cite internet sources unless the source meets rigorous and specific criteria. You may only cite an internet source if it is an official government or academic site or archive, or a major and reliable newspaper/media source, or as a specific primary source used to argue your thesis. You will lose a letter grade if you cite any general internet sources such as Wikipedia, History.com, or other similar internet history site. More information here: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-content (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Use quotes from proper sources to make your point. For example: According to Pvt. William Smith who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, “the men charged up Culp’s Hill with great bravery in the face of enemy fire.” Or, According to the 1860 United States Census, there were more than four million enslaved people in the country at the beginning of the Civil War.
Pictures, images, and art/sketches are allowed. Source must be cited.
Use only MLA or Chicago formatting. https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/chicago_manual_17th_edition/cmos_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) ….. https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_general_format.html (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Word count between 600-1200 words (not including the bibliography). Post the actual number of words in the text of the essay at the end of the last paragraph.
Be specific when you make a declarative statement. Avoid empty generalizations. An example of a generalization is, “Many people were affected by the economic depression.” Or, “The weather made things very hard for people.” Always back up your statements with specific events, dates, names, details, and data.
NO “Cut and paste” essays. A cut and paste job is one in which the writer simply copies phrases and text wholesale and pastes it into the essay as their own words. That is plagiarism, even if you cite the source. You will earn a zero mark for such essays.