New France
New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 153...
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The Red Cross Has Built Exactly 6 Homes In Haiti With 500 Million Dollars In Donation
The Red Cross made a promise to Haiti to help provide homes following the 2010 earthquake that devastated the region. They promised they would build hundreds of thousands of homes for people who had b...
Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds Dead In Haiti Storm Disaster
The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, soars past 300 as Florida braces for landfall.
Hurricane Matthew: New images show scale of Haiti destruction
New images show the extent of devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, with at least one town virtually wiped out and the death toll of 23 set to rise.
Hillary Clinton Shows her True Colors in Haiti
There is a lively debate questioning what Hillary Clinton really stands for. Perhaps the Caribbean island of Haiti can provide some insight.
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
9 Things You May Not Know About The Declaration Of Independence
As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July 4, 1776.
Behind the Scenes - Address to the Nation - Bill Clinton (1993)
1993 Bill Clinton speech about the cruise missiles strike on Iraq in June 1993 as both a retaliation and a warning triggered by the attempted assassination by Iraqi agents on former U.S. President Geo...
The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
For many, the word ‘Voodoo’ conjures up images of magical dolls with pins stuck in them to inflict pain on one’s enemies and the resurrection of the dead as zombies. These images are the result of the...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Carnival Parade Float Hits Power Line In Haiti; At Least 16 Dead
A power line came into contact with a crowded float during a large parade early Tuesday. Conflicting reports on the number of people killed range from 16 to 20, with dozens more wounded.
Cajun
Cajun Musicians The Savoy Family Band...Cajun music performed by a family from Savoy, Louisiana... near Eunice. From Left to right is brothers Wilson & Joel ...
Martinique
Martinique is truly A little bit of France in the Caribbean Islands. It exudes a distinctly French feeling -- In the excellence of it's caribbean cuisine, ...
Guadeloupe
To see more : http://jeanphilippe.lachot.perso.sfr.fr Wildlife and the landcsape. Journey during march 2003. If you want to see pictures about other destinat...
Dominica
A recent Ad campaign for the little known Caribbean island of Dominica. BTW some of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3 were filmed there during the ...
Jesuit missions in North America
Jesuit missions in North America started during the 17th century and faltered at the beginning of the 18th. The missions were established as part of the colonial drive of France and Spain during the p...
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French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) was the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War. The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France, with both sides suppo...
French and Indian War - Wikipedia
Canada under British Imperial control
Territories, colonies and provinces that would become part of modern Canada were under control of the English, and later British, Empire from the sixteenth century, when France also had claims in the ...
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Louisiana (New Spain)
Louisiana (Spanish: Luisiana, French: La Louisiane) was the name of an administrative district of the Viceroyalty of New Spain from 1762 to 1802 that represented territory west of the Mississi...
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Colonial history of the United States
The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European settlements from the start of colonization of America until their incorporation into the United States. In the late 16th centu...
Colonial history of the United States - Wikipedia
Acadiana
Acadiana, or The Heart of Acadiana (Cajun French: L'Acadiane), is the official name given to the French Louisiana region that is home to a large Francophone population. Of the 64 parishes that mak...
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Cajun
Acadians-Creoles or Cajuns (/ˈkeɪdʒən/; French: les Cadiens or Les Cadiens or les Acadiens, [le kadjɛ̃, lez‿akadjɛ̃]) are an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. state of Louisiana, consisting o...
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Dominica
Dominica (/ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə/ DOM-i-NEE-kə; French: Dominique; Island Carib: Wai‘tu kubuli), officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island nation in the Le...
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French Canada
French Canada is the Francophone population of Canada, centered in Quebec, which consists of cultural, linguistic, and historical groups distinguishable from those of English Canada.
Because it ha...
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Guadeloupe
61°35′W / 16.250°N 61.583°W / 16.250; -61.583Guadeloupe (/ɡwɑːdəˈluːp/; [ɡwadəlup]; Antillean Creole: Gwadloup) is a group of Caribbean islands located in the Leeward Islands,...
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Haiti
Haiti (/ˈheɪti/; French: Haïti [a.iti]; Haitian Creole: Ayiti [ajiti]), officially the Republic of Haiti (République d'Haïti; Repiblik Ayiti), is a Carib...
Martinique
Martinique ([maʁ.tiˈnik]) is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of 1,128 square kilometres (436 sq mi) and a population of 386,486 inhabitants (a...
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New Orleans metropolitan area
New Orleans–Metairie-Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area, or the Greater New Orleans Region (as it is often called by the Louisiana Tourism Commission) is a metropolitan area designated by the United...
New Orleans metropolitan area - Wikipedia
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia /seɪnt ˈluːʃə/ (French: Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of...
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