Presentation on theme: "PeriodCanadian Emigration Rate of Emigration (%) Quebec Emigration Rate of Emigration Quebec as % of Canadian Emigration 1840-1850 750004.3350005.447."— Presentation transcript:
PeriodCanadian Emigration Rate of Emigration (%) Quebec Emigration Rate of Emigration Quebec as % of Canadian Emigration
During emigrants came to: Northern New York State Vermont New Hampshire Maine
It was not until the 1870’s and 1880’s that the industrialization progressed in New England, and railway ties between Quebec and the north eastern United States became more solid that immigrants shifted to the Northern New England textile towns of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and to Connecticut.
StatePopulation In 1860 % of French Distribution Population In 1880 % of French distribution Maine7, , New Hampshire 1, , Vermont16, , Massachusetts7, , Rhode Island1, , Connecticut1, , Total37, ,
Rhode Island’s connection to French-Canadian culture date back to 1524 when French explorer Giovanni de Verrazano explored to the area around Block Island and Newport.
Explorer Giovanni de Verrazano
BORN IN TUSCANY, ITALY, IN 1485 DIED IN 1528
Was a Florentine explorer under French Flag. Made several discoveries including New York Bay, Block Island and Narragansett Bay. Was the first European to sight New York and Narragansett bays.
Farmhands Lumber camps Textile mills Factories, requiring no skills and often employed children and women.
WOONSOCKET IMMIGRANTS WERE TEXTILE WORKERS INSTEAD OF FARMERS.
Because France forbade non-Catholic settlement in New France from French settlers of Canada were Roman Catholic. In the United States, some French Catholics have converted to Protestantism. Until the 1960’s, religion was a central component of French Canadian national identity.
The generations born in the United States would eventually come to see themselves as Franco-Americans.
Political reasons Young men trying to evade military conscription during the First World War. Rebels who had chosen to side with American patriots during the American Revolution. Economic reasons.
Can be found in unequal levels of industrial development, Standards or living between Quebec and New England and Canada and the United States. The industrial gap And also climate Economical, emotional and cultural costs.
French Canadian emigration has left an enduring mark upon French Canada and New England. Historians have yet to accurately measure the cultural and economic impact of the repatriation of those who chose to return to Quebec.
They introduced new Anglicism's like facterie (factory/usine) into the French Canadian language and new dishes like the ‘Pate chinois (shepards pie, called chinois because it had been encountered in China, Maine) into the French Canadian diet. The emigrant became one of the prime vessels of transmission for American culture within French Canada.
They strengthened its Catholic institutions, Participated in its industrialization process, The Credit Union movement began.
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