Immigration to Texas

France

About the country

Many French people came to Texas because they sought religious freedom. They also came because land was not available, and France suffered from overpopulation. But French people would stay for its free land, political, and economic conditions. Some of the French immigrants settled in Castroville, and lived there in 1838 through 1839. Rene Robert was one of the immigrants, and so did Sieur de La Salle, and Henri Castro. Henri Castro is one of the leaders of an immigration group. He is the person who built Castroville. La salle was an explorer who explored gulf of Mexico.

Foods

There are different types of foods in France such as baguette, a famous type of bread, also bourride, a soup-like meal served with clams, and pomegranates which is a famous food in French restaurants.
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Customs/Holidays

France celebrates many different holidays such as Mardi Gras which is popular in Louisiana. France was a part of World War 2, and the day they won was a holiday that been celebrated. France also celebrated Bastille day which was based off the storming of Bastille.
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