1763 to the early 1830s (Temporal Keyword)

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Buffers, Bridges, and Bastards: French Missourian’s Approaches to living in an Occupied Territory (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Erin Whitson.

After France lost its North American territories in 1763, many Francophone citizens living west of the Mississippi River found themselves suddenly living in Spanish owned lands. They also found themselves staring into the face of an encroaching and overreaching Anglo population to the east. This paper explores a few ways Francophones in Missouri adjusted to the changing political and territorial situation within the region in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Starting with the presence of...