Louisiana (New France)
Louisiana (French: La Louisiane; by 1879 [?], La Louisiane française) or French Louisiana was an administrative district of New France.
Canada (New France)
Canada was the name of the French colony that once stretched along the St.
Tadoussac (French pronunciation: [tadusak]) is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers.
Fortress of Louisbourg
The Fortress of Louisbourg (French: Forteresse de Louisbourg) is a National Historic Site of Canada and the location of a one-quarter partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress at Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
Louisiana (New Spain)
Louisiana (Spanish: Luisiana) was the name of an administrative district of the Viceroyalty of New Spain from 1762 to 1802 that consisted of territory west of the Mississippi River basin, plus New Orleans.
French colonization of the Americas
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 Hemisphere.
Pays d'en Haut
The Pays d'en Haut (pronounced: [pɛˈi dɑ̃ o]; Upper Country), was a vast territory west of Montreal, covering the whole of the Great Lakes north and south, and stretching as far into the North American continent as the French had explored.
The Lachine massacre, part of the Beaver Wars, occurred when 1,500 Mohawk warriors attacked by surprise the small, 375-inhabitant, settlement of Lachine, New France at the lower end of Montreal Island on the morning of August 5, 1689.
The Acadians (French: Acadiens, IPA: [akadjɛ̃]) are the descendants of French colonists who settled in Acadia during the 17th and 18th centuries, some of whom are also Métis.
Acadian French (French: français acadien) is a dialect of Canadian French.
French and Indian Wars
The French and Indian Wars is a name used in the United States for a series of intermittent conflicts between the years 1688 and 1763 in North America that represented colonial events related to the European dynastic wars.
Company of One Hundred Associates
The Company of One Hundred Associates (French: formally the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France, or colloquially the Compagnie des Cent-Associés or Compagnie du Canada or Company of New France) was a French trading and colonization company chartered in 1627 to capitalize on the North American fur trade and to expand French colonies there.
Fort Carillon, the precursor of Fort Ticonderoga, was constructed by Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil, Governor of Canada, to protect Lake Champlain from a British invasion.
Jesuit missions in North America
Jesuit missions in North America started during the 17th century and faltered at the beginning of the 18th.
North American fur trade
The North American fur trade was the industry and activities related to the acquisition, trade, exchange, and sale of animal furs in North America.
Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice
The Society of Saint-Sulpice (French: Compagnie des Prêtres de Saint-Sulpice; Latin: Societas Presbyterorum a Santo Sulpitio) is a Catholic Society of Apostolic Life named for the Church of Saint-Sulpice, Paris, in turn named for St.
Raid on Oyster River
The Raid on Oyster River (also known as the Oyster River Massacre) happened during King William's War, on July 18, 1694, at present-day Durham, New Hampshire.
Étienne-Michel Faillon (3 January 1800 – 25 October 1870) was a Catholic historian.
(This article is about the First Nations chief. For the town, see Donnacona, Quebec.) Chief Donnacona (died c. 1539 in France) was the chief of the village of Stadacona, located at the present site of Quebec City, Canada.
The Burke's Rangers was a company of colonial volunteers organized and led by Major John Burke in Massachusetts just before the French and Indian War.
The "Huron Carol" (or "Twas in the Moon of Wintertime") is a Canadian Christmas hymn (Canada's oldest Christmas song), written probably in 1642 by Jean de Brébeuf, a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Canada.
Le Griffon (French pronunciation: [lə ɡʁifɔ̃], The Griffin) was a 17th-century barque built by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in his quest to find the Northwest Passage to China and Japan.
Domaine du roy
The Domaine du roy ("King's Domain") was a vast region of New France extending north from the shore of the Saint Lawrence River between the seigneurie of Les Éboulements (near the City of Québec) and Cape Cormorant (near the present-day town Loudres) towards the Hudson Bay watershed, an area claimed by Great Britain as Rupert's Land, the territory covered an area of 460,000 km².
Raid on Deerfield
The 1704 Raid on Deerfield (or the Deerfield Massacre) occurred during Queen Anne's War on February 29 when French and Native American forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the English frontier settlement at Deerfield, Massachusetts, just before dawn, burning part of the town, killing 47 villagers, and taking 112 settlers captive to Canada, of whom 60 were later redeemed.
Battle of Restigouche
The Battle of Restigouche was a naval battle fought during the French and Indian War (the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War) on the Restigouche River between the British Royal Navy and the small flotilla of vessels of the French Navy, Acadian militia and Mi'kmaq militias.
Jean-Baptiste Louis Frédéric de La Rochefoucauld de Roye
Jean-Baptiste Louis Frédéric de La Rochefoucauld de Roye (August 17, 1707 – September 16, 1746) was made duc d'Anville by King Louis XV of France and pursued a military career in the French galley corps.
Raid on Groton
The Raid on Groton happened during King William's War, on July 18, 1694, at Groton, Massachusetts.
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La Balize, Louisiana
La Balize, Louisiana, was the first French fort and settlement near the mouth of the Mississippi River, in what later became Plaquemines Parish.
Siege of Fort Massachusetts
The Siege of Fort Massachusetts (19-20 August 1746) was a successful siege of Fort Massachusetts (in present-day North Adams, Massachusetts) by a mixed force of more than 1,000 French and Indians from New France.
Siege of Port Toulouse
The Siege of Port Toulouse took place between May 2–10, 1745 when a New England colonial force aided by a British fleet captured Port Toulouse (present-day St. Peter's, Nova Scotia) in the French colony of Île-Royale (present-day Cape Breton Island) from its French defenders during the War of the Austrian Succession, known as King George's War in the British colonies.
Prairie du Rocher, Illinois
Prairie du Rocher ("The Rock Prairie" in French) is a village in Randolph County, Illinois, United States.
The Mississippi Company of 1684 became the Company of the West in 1717, and expanded as the Company of the Indies from 1719.
Aramepinchieue (c. 1677 – 1725) (also Aramepinchieue Rouensa, Marie Rouensa, Marie Philippe, Marie Accault, Mary Aco, Aramepinchone) was the daughter of a Kaskaskia chief who helped spread Catholicism and French-Indian cooperation in New France along the Mississippi River.
École des Ursulines, Quebec
The Ecole des Ursulines, known in English as the School of the Ursulines, is among North America's oldest schools.
Black Robe, first published in 1985, is a historical novel by Brian Moore set in New France in the 17th century.
Fort Chambly is a historic fort in La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality, Quebec.
Fort Pointe-aux-Trembles was a French fort built during the 17th century in New France.
François Picquet (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa pikɛ]; 4 December 1708 – 15 July 1781) was a Sulpician priest who came to Montreal from France in 1734.
Gabriel Druillettes (Dreuillettes, Drouillettes, Drouillet, Droulletes, Drueillettes, Druilletes) (29 September 1610 – 8 April 1681) was born in France and became a Jesuit priest.
Gorham's Rangers was one of the most famous and effective ranger units raised in the colonial North America.
Battle of St. John's
The Battle of St.
Raid on Saratoga
The Raid on Saratoga was an attack by a French and Indian force on the settlement of Saratoga, New York on November 28, 1745, during King George's War.
The Canard River is a river in Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada which drains into the Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy between the communities of Canard and Starr's Point.
The Carignan-Salières Regiment was a Piedmont French military unit formed by merging two other regiments in 1659.
Compagnies Franches de la Marine
Not to be confused with Troupes de marine The Compagnies Franches de la Marine (previously known as Troupes de la marine) are independent companies of the navy and colonial regulars, were under the authority of the French Minister of Marine, who was also responsible for the French navy, overseas trade, and French colonies.
Siege of St. John's
(This article is about a 1705 siege of St. John's, Newfoundland. For the 1709 battle there, see Battle of St. John's. For the American Revolutionary War siege of the fort in Quebec, see Siege of Fort St. Jean.)
Jacques Guibourd Historic House
The Guibourd House, also known as La Maison de Guibourd, is an example of poteaux-sur-solle (vertical post on sill or foundation) sealed with bouzillage (usually a mixture of clay and grass) construction.