French Settlement

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Cape Breton Regional Municipality - History - French Settlement
... The French were the first Europeans to claim the region, which was named Acadia ... Control passed back and forth between the English and French throughout the late 17th and early 18th centuries ... along the sheltered southwestern shore of Havre Louisbourg, naming the settlement Louisbourg ...
French Settlement, Louisiana - Education
... French Settlement is within the Livingston Parish Public Schools system ... French Settlement is served by French Settlement Elementary School and French Settlement High School ...
Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst - French Settlement
... The first European settlers in the area were French military personnel from Fortress Louisbourg who founded a settlement in 1720 named Port La-Joye on the southwestern part of the harbour opposite the present-day city ... This settlement effort was led by Michel Haché-Gallant, who used his sloop to transport Acadian settlers from Louisbourg on Île Royal ... Acadian settlers established farms in the surrounding area while under French control from 1720–1745 and 1746–1758 and the French military established a small military force at ...

Famous quotes containing the words settlement and/or french:

    The Settlement ... is an experimental effort to aid in the solution of the social and industrial problems which are engendered by the modern conditions of life in a great city. It insists that these problems are not confined to any one portion of the city. It is an attempt to relieve, at the same time, the overaccumulation at one end of society and the destitution at the other ...
    Jane Addams (1860–1935)

    Salad is roughage and a French idea.
    —U.S. grandmother. As quoted in “Once a Tramp, Always ...,” by M.F.K. Fisher (1969)