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An account of the French settlements in North America

Gentleman.

An account of the French settlements in North America

shewing from the latest authors, the towns, ports, islands, lakes, rivers, &c. of Canada, claimed and improved by the French king.

by Gentleman.

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Published by Printed and sold by Rogers and Fowle in Queen-Street next to the prison. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France),
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- To 1763.,
  • Que bec (Que bec) -- Description and travel.,
  • Montre al (Que bec) -- Description and travel.,
  • United States -- History -- King George"s War, 1744-1748.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPresent state of the French settlements in North America.
    StatementBy a gentleman. ; To which is added an appendix, giving a more particular and exact account of Quebec, with its inhabitants and their manner of living. By P. Charlevoix.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 5725.
    ContributionsCharlevoix, Pierre Franc ʹois Xavier de, 1682-1761.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination26, [2] p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14618125M

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An account of the French settlements in North America: shewing from the latest authors, the towns, ports, islands, lakesAuthor: Gentleman. France in America/France en Amérique is a bilingual digital library made available by the Library of Congress in partnership with the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

The collection contains complete books, maps, prints, and other documents from the partner libraries illuminating the role France played in the exploration and settlement of the continent, the French and Indian War, and the.

The French colonization of the Americas began in the 16th century, and continued on into the following centuries as France established a colonial empire in the Western founded colonies in much of eastern North America, on a number of Caribbean islands, and in South America.

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of Canada, claimed and improved by the French king. [Gentleman.; Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix]. This account of French settlers, who came to the Americas from throughexamines how they and thousands of African slaves (together with Amerindians) constructed settlements and produced and traded commodities for by: Several thousand place names in the United States have names of French origin, some a legacy of past French exploration and rule over much of the land and some in honor of French help during the American Revolution and the founding of the country (see also: New France and French in the United States).Others were named after early Americans of French, especially Huguenot, ancestry (Marion.

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and J. Dodsley, An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America Prior to the Peace of The English government has therefore reason, to regard the French in North America as the chief power that urges their colonies to submission.

THE FIRST FRENCH AMERICANS Many of the earliest French settlements in North America were mainly intended as trading outposts. Jean Ribaut, a French Huguenot sailor, established two of the first French colonies near Beaufort, South Carolina, and Jacksonville, Florida, in the s.

The Puritans, for their part, placed a special emphasis on reading scripture, and their commitment to literacy led to the establishment of the first printing press in English America in Four years later, inthey published the first book in North America, the Bay Psalm Book.

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An account of the European settlements in America: in six parts each part contains an accurate description of the settlements in it, their extent, climate, productions, trade, genius and disposition of their inhabitants, the interests of the several powers of Europe with respect to those settlements, and their political and commercial views.

AboutHuguenots fled to foreign nations, including the Netherlands (,), England (,), Germany (about ,), Switzerland (22,), Ireland (10,), and America (10,). Often Huguenot families would settle in one country then move to another, either the same generation or one or two generations later.

Description. This award-winning book is the definitive account of the principal Huguenot family settlements in Ireland. Mrs. Lee’s objective in writing this book was to demonstrate the French Protestant contribution to the history of Ireland, and, in particular, the Huguenot influence in trade, the professions, and Irish social life.

The Virginia Company, a joint stock company chartered by King James I insent two expeditions to the explore the coast of North America between the Spanish and French settlements.

One established Jamestown forty miles inland on the James River; the other established the unsuccessful Popham Colony on the Kennebec River in Maine.

An account of the European settlements in America in six parts: I. A short history of the discovery of that part of the world. The manners and customs of the original inhabitants. III. Of the Spanish settlements.

Of the Portuguese. Of the French, Dutch, and Danish. Of the English : in two volumes. by Edmund Burke. 5 Want to read. The French-British rivalry in the American colonies began because both powers wanted to control the central regions of North America.

As expansion took place, the two powers simply collided. Now. Secondary sources also provide insight into Champlain’s explorations. Francis Parkman’s "Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour," published inprovides a survey in English of the French exploration of settlements of North America.

"Papers Relating to the French Occupation in Western Pennsylvania, " provides a general history of French settlements in North America from. An Account of the European Settlements in America. London: R. and J. Dodsley, Two volumes. Octavo, contemporary full speckled calf rebacked, raised bands, red morocco spine labels, renewed endpapers.

First edition of the “best contemporary account” of the European colonization of the New World, with two engraved folding maps. It presents an interesting account of Highland emigration, giving first an overview of the Highlanders of Scotland and then a description of the events which led to the various emigration and resettlement schemes, subsequently detailing the history of Highland settlements in the American colonies and Highlander participation in the French and.

Huguenots settled on Staten Island and in New Harlem, Bushwick, and Flushing in and New Paltz, Ulster County, was founded in by Huguenots. In the Huguenots established New Rochelle in Westchester County. New York Societies. Huguenot Historical Society. Site details objective of the Society, as well as current projects, and.In a space of two years, however, in andthe Spanish, English, and French founded settlements north of the 30th latitude that survived despite the odds against them—Santa Fé in New Mexico (), Jamestown on the Atlantic coast (), and Quebec on the St.

Lawrence River ().American slave trade, or, An account of the manner in which the slave dealers take free people from some of the United States of America, and carry them away, and sell them as slaves in other of the States and of the horrible cruelties practised in the carrying on of this most infamous traffic: with reflections on the project for forming a colony of American Blacks in Africa, and certain.