French Immigrants, 1840-1940

French Immigrants, 1840-1940

by Kay Melchisedech Olson
     
 

In the 100 years from 1840-1940, more than 2 million French immigrants left Canada or France to come to the United States. Many of these immigrants settled in the New England area of the United States where cotton mills and woolen mills offered employment. Other French immigrants settled in New Orleans where a large French population had been living since the early… See more details below

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Overview

In the 100 years from 1840-1940, more than 2 million French immigrants left Canada or France to come to the United States. Many of these immigrants settled in the New England area of the United States where cotton mills and woolen mills offered employment. Other French immigrants settled in New Orleans where a large French population had been living since the early days of French exploration. French immigrants established roots in their new land that would influence generations to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736812054
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Capstone Coming to America Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 8.04(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
8 - 9 Years

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