Category Archives: European

French-American writer

French-American writer He was a naturalized in New York as John Hector St. John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur. He was born, to a family of minor … Continue reading

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Tobacco (part 2)

Tobacco (part 2) It is believed that Tobacco began growing in the Americas about 6,000 B.C.E.! As early as 1 B.C.E., The indigenous people or as Columbus called them American Indians began using tobacco in many different ways, such as … Continue reading

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Music Achronological perspective (part 1)

Music Achronological perspective. (part 1) Music history is known in culture, past, and present, varying widely between times and places. Since all people of the world, including the most isolated tribal groups, have a form of music, it may be … Continue reading

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE It can be said that Metropolitan (or Standard European) and Québec (or Canadian) French, while both rooted in early modern Classical French, are two completely distinct varieties of French. While even a … Continue reading

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Slang Words and Idiomatic Expressions

Slang Words and Idiomatic Expressions Slang words and idiomatic expressions are where the major difference between spoken Québec French and Metropolitan French lies. This is primarily because Québec French has a large collection of unique slang words and idiomatic expressions … Continue reading

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Daniel Greysolon

Daniel Greysolon, Sieur d’Lhut (B) 1639, Saint-Germain-Laval, France a few miles northwest of Paris. (D) February 25, 1710, Montreal Quebec, Canada (NEW FRANCE) He was a French soldier and explorer who is the first European known to have visited the … Continue reading

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Euro-American women in New France

Most French Canadians are descended from these 737 courageous women. The selection process for marriage Of the King’s girls or Les Fille de Roi The Arrival The second part of Part (1) continues This history seeks to reveal some of … Continue reading

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The French and who are they?

The French and who are they? French people are the descendants of Gauls and Romans, western European Celtic and Italic peoples, as well as Bretons, Aquitanians,( The Aquitanians were a people living in what is now southern Aquitaine and southwestern … Continue reading

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Italian immigrants (part 2)

Italian immigrants (part 2) The majority of Italian immigrants to the United States arrived in waves in the early twentieth century, many of them from agrarian backgrounds. The majority of the Italian immigrants were Catholic, as opposed to the nation’s … Continue reading

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Slavery in Canada

Slavery in Canada includes both that practiced by First Nations from earliest times and that under European colonization. While Britain did not ban slavery in present-day Canada (and the rest of colonies) until 1833, the practice of slavery was ended … Continue reading

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