A Taste of Texas
French immagration to Texas
By: Isabella Droz Period 4
The French Flag
Map-Homeland and Push Factors
Map- Texas, Pull Factors
Population of French Immigrants coming to Texas Map
(Hint: For more, click on the link above to go to this website for city names where the French settled.)
French Culture Highlight
Did You Know?
- The French hold the fork with their left hand while eating!
- The third largest crop grown in France was Grapes, used to make wine
- Where did France get its name? From the Francs!
- The largest lake i n France is the Bourget lake in the Savoie department!
Analysis - Paragraph
How has your culture group affected Texas? What evidence is there of them today?
The French coming to Texas had affected Texas by spreading the religion of Catholicism, and also by spreading their cultures, customs, traditions, and food. Evidence of them today would be the town that Henri castro settled and estableshed in, 1844 , named Castroville. They were interested in establishing econimical-motivations more than establishing cultural customs though.
Analysis - Paragraph
Texas did become better off because, the French immigrants came to Texas to start, build, and settle businesses, houses, schools, churches, towns, cities etc. Also they came for good land for farming, better jobs, the spread of Catholicism, and setting up trading posts too, which was what most of the French Texans actually did most. So they changed Texas in a good way by settling and growing the population too!
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