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Title The French in the Heart of America
Author Finley, John Huston (1863-1940)
Date 1915
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: C. Scribner's Sons
Reference G450.F513.F915
BIB ID 89087
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Looks at the French community in the United States. The author charts the history of this community, beginning with the colonial period and up to the late 19th century, with speculations on the future of the United States.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) France
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places Chicago, Fort Chartres, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi River, Mississippi Valley, New England, New France, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality French; French-American
People Washington, George; Parkman, Francis; Marquette, Jacques; René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle; Joliet, Louis; Jogues, Isaac; Champlain, Samuel; Cartier, Jacques
Keywords emigration, immigration, colony, exploration, education, religion, army, fort, agriculture, homestead, American Indians
Additional Information Some of these chapters first appeared in Scribner's magazine in 1912. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society