In a Dream

French immigrants in america

French Facts

Did you know that 20% of France lies on the out side of Europe.Or that rivers play a huge role because it is used as the main transportation. Also the capital of France is Paris. If you were French or English you would have a better chance of getting in to america. Most people that lived there were christens (Roman Catholics 64%). their government was democracy and heir name was the French republic.

French Immigrants

Do you know why French immigrants came to america? Well I do. they came here for more land and they were not allowed to have heir own religion. The majority of these immigrants came from the 1840's to 1871. when travelling to america the father went first to see if it was safe and to earn money for the tickets for the rest of the family. when the family's got to america most of them settled in the gulf of mexico,the Mississippi river, Quebec, the great lakes region and St.larence

Problems they had once they got here

1 When they were coming here is the boat ride because everybody was getting sick.

2 Family's could be split apart.

3 It was hard to get good education and jobs.

4 people were very poor.

Immigrant Facts

Clothes= Cotton, wool,woolsey ( a mix of linen and wool)

Music= jazz,pop,classical etc.

Foods= meat,fish, cheese,salad, vegetables,snails,goose liver pate.

Traditions= beheading bottles of champagne, christmas, easter, flying bells, poisson d avril, bastile day, 5 week holidays

Famous People

Napoleon Bonapart= he made the first french laws then declared himself emperer of the French. His army was defeted by the British and he was sent to island st.Helena where he died.


Guestave Eiffle= He built the Eiffle tower and designed the statue of liberty.


Emma Watson= She stared in the Harry Potter films.

Chocolate Eclair Torte

1 cup water 2 1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup butter 1 large package instant vanilla pudding

1 cup flour 8 oz. Cool Whip

4 eggs Chocolate syrup

8 oz cream cheese (softened)


Boil water and butter; remove from heat and stir in flour all at once. Stir until velvety. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly, until mixture is smooth. Spread in jelly roll pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Allow to cool. Beat cream cheese and gradually add milk until smooth. Beat in pudding mix for 2 minutes. Spread over Crust. Top with Cool Whip and drizzle chocolate syrup over Cool Whip. Keep refrigerated.


Grace Sedlacek

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