The French Canadians of Michigan
Their Contribution to the Development of the Saginaw Valley and the Keweenaw Peninsula, 1840-1914
Publication Year: 2003
Published by: Wayne State University Press
Series: Great Lakes Books Series
A number of people assisted me in the preparation of this study. I must first thank Bruno Ramirez of the University of Montréal, my Ph.D. director and friend, who helped me find the ...
Thus J. B. A, Ferland, the principal of Nicolet College, described the economic situation prevailing in Quebec in the midnineteenth century. He was responding to a questionnaire ...
Chapter 1: Quebec in the Nineteenth Century
It was in these highly prescient terms that Alexis de Tocqueville, on a journey to the Saginaw Valley in 1831, foresaw the future development of the region, l He saw correctly. In the half-century ...
Chapter 2: The Development of the Saginaw Valley and the Keweenaw Peninsula, 1840-1914
It was in these highly prescient terms that Alexis de Tocqueville, on a journey to the Saginaw Valley in 1831, foresaw the future ...
Chapter 3: French Canadian Migration to the Saginaw Valley, 1840-1900
The French Canadians made major contributions to each phase in the development of the Saginaw Valley. Among the regions where it was possible for them to emigrate, they rapidly identified the ...
Chapter 4: French Canadian Migration to the Keweenaw Peninsula, 1840-1914
French Canadians participated in the successive phases of development of the Keweenaw Peninsula, just as they did in the Saginaw Valley, It is remarkable, however, that they should be ...
The French Canadians made a significant contribution to the socioeconomic development of the Saginaw Valley and the Keweenaw Peninsula- From the early period of colonization to the ...