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KINGS DAUGHTRS (Part 1) My Great grandmother many generations back in time Margarite Samson 1649-1721- Married 1672 age 23 Sorel New France (Quebec) to the 28 year old Soldier Jean Beaugrand dit Champagne my great grandfather 1641-1699 died at the … Continue reading

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The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1)

The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1) The people known as the Iroquois were made up of the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Onondaga, and Cayuga nations. Joined in the early eighteenth century by the Tuscarora of North Carolina, … Continue reading

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The Navajo and Code Talkers

The Navajo and Code Talkers The Navajo migrated to the American Southwest from points further north somewhere between A. D. 1000-1300. Once settled, the Navajo learned farming and weaving; they later acquired livestock sheep and goats, from the Spanish and … 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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Thomas Aubert

  Thomas Aubert Thomas Aubert, originating in Rouen, France was a sailor, navigator of Dieppe and one of the first French explorers of the New World. In 1508, probably in the company of Giovanni da Verrazano for the coast of … Continue reading

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Part (1) of the Beaugrand History

Part (1) of the Beaugrand History BEAUGRAND dit CHAMPAGNE Jean 1641-1699 m: SAMSON Margariite 1649-1721, married 1670 age 21 and Jean 29 at Sorel QC My great-great-grandfather Jean Beaugrand came to New France in 1665. He accepts the offer of … Continue reading

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The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States

The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States. Cartier was looking for a Northwest Passage through North America to Asia. He thought the St. Lawrence River might be the route. The French and Indian fur trade … 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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Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France in the Caribbean. It consists of six inhabited islands, Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and the Îles des Saintes, as well as many uninhabited islands and outcroppings. The islands were first populated by … Continue reading

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