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Alternative Title

Samuel de Champlain and his associates.

Alternative Title

Huguenots in Florida.

Description

Describes French discoveries and colonization efforts in North America, especially in Florida and Canada. Topics covered include: the background of Spanish explorations; French relations with the Spanish, the Indians and the English; and political events in France that affected French activities in the Americas.

Table of Contents

I. Huguenots in Florida. Prefatory note -- Early Spanish adventure -- Villegagnon -- Jean Ribaut -- Laudonni`ere -- Conspiracy -- Famine. War. Succor -- Menendez -- Massacre of the heretics -- Charles IX and Philip II -- Dominique de Gourgues -- II. Samuel de Champlain and his associates : with a view of earlier French adventure in America and the legends of the northern coasts. Prefatory note -- Early French adventure in North America -- La Roche. Champlain. De Monts -- Acadia occupied -- Lescarbot and Champlain -- The Jesuits and their patroness -- Jesuits in Acadia -- La Saussaye. Argall -- Ruin of French Acadia -- Champlain at Quebec -- Lake Champlain -- War. Trade. Discovery -- The imposter Vignau -- Discovery of Lake Huron -- The great war party -- Hostile sects. Rival interests -- The English at Quebec -- Death of Champlain.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
In English with some French in footnotes.

Subject

Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) France -- Colonies -- America North America -- Discovery and exploration -- French Florida -- History -- Huguenot colony, 1562-1565 European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- French Rivalry, 1562-1565 History

City

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Little, Brown, and Company

Extent

xxi, 491 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.

Format

application/pdf

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Identifier

56815984 (oclc), CF00001665 (IID), ucf:16653 (fedora)

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Pioneers of France in the New World.

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