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Carignan-Salières Regiment
The Carignan-Salières Regiment
Regiment
was a Piedmont
Piedmont
French military unit formed by merging two other regiments in 1659. They were led by the new Governor, Daniel de Rémy de Courcelles, and Lieutenant General Alexandre de Prouville, Sieur de Tracy
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Kingdom Of France
La Parisienne (1830–1848) "The Parisian"The Kingdom of France
France
in 1789.Capital Paris
Paris
(987–1682) Versailles (1682–1789)
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Lake Champlain
Lake
Lake
Champlain /ʃæmˈpleɪn/ (French: Lac Champlain) (Abenaki: Pitawbagok[2]) (Mohawk: Kaniatarakwà:ronte[citation needed]) is a natural freshwater lake in North America
North America
mainly within the borders of the United States
United States
(in the states of Vermont
Vermont
and New York) but partially situated across the Canada–U.S. border, in the Canadian province of Quebec.[3] The New York portion of the Champlain Valley
Champlain Valley
includes the eastern portions of Clinton County and Essex County. Most of this area is part of the Adirondack Park
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Antilles
The Antilles
Antilles
(/ænˈtɪliːz/; Antilles
Antilles
[ɑ̃.tij] in French; Antillas in Spanish; Antillen in Dutch and Antilhas in Portuguese) is an archipelago bordered by the Caribbean Sea
Caribbean Sea
to the south and west, the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico
to the northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the north and east. The Antillean islands are divided into two smaller groupings: the Greater Antilles
Greater Antilles
and the Lesser Antilles. The Greater Antilles includes the larger islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola (subdivided into Haiti
Haiti
and the Dominican Republic) and the Cayman Islands
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Marie Of The Incarnation (Ursuline)
Marie of the Incarnation, O.S.U. (28 October 1599 – 30 April 1672) was an Ursuline nun of the French order. As part of a group of nuns sent to New France
New France
to establish the Ursuline Order, Marie was crucial in the spread of Catholicism
Catholicism
in New France. Moreover, she has been credited with founding the first girls’ school in the New World. Due to her work, the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
declared her a saint, and the Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada
celebrates her with a feast day.Contents1 Early life1.1 Religious Beginnings2 New France2.1 Pre-departure 2.2 Arrival2.2.1 Early Interactions with the Native Populations 2.2.2 Education3 Death 4 Works 5 Canonization 6 Legacy 7 See also 8 References 9 Sources 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Marie of the Incarnation was born Marie Guyart in Tours, France
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Society Of Saint-Sulpice
The Society of the Priests of Saint-Sulpice ("Society of Saint-Sulpice", French: Compagnie des Prêtres de Saint-Sulpice; Latin: Societas Presbyterorum a Santo Sulpitio) is a society of apostolic life of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
named for the Church of Saint-Sulpice, Paris, in turn named for Sulpitius the Pious, where they were founded. Typically, priests become members of the Society of the Priests of St. Sulpice only after ordination and some years of pastoral work. The purpose of the society is mainly the education of priests and to some extent parish work. As their main role is the education of those preparing to become members of the presbyterate, Sulpicians place great emphasis on the academic and spiritual formation of their own members, who commit themselves to undergoing lifelong development in these areas
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François Dollier De Casson
François Dollier de Casson
François Dollier de Casson
(1636 – 27 September 1701) was born in France
France
into a wealthy bourgeois and military family. He began his adult life in the army which he left after three years to continue his studies and become a priest. After becoming a Sulpician, he was assigned to New France, an assignment he took with some reluctance. He arrived in Quebec in 1666 and was immediately sent as a military chaplain with Prouville de Tracy in an action against the Mohawks.[1] He was active as a missionary and explorer until becoming superior of the Sulpicians in New France
France
in 1671. He also built the first canal. In 1674, François returned to France
France
for an extended rest and served as preceptor to his nephew
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Richelieu River
The Richelieu River
Richelieu River
(French pronunciation: ​[ʁiʃəljø]) rises at Lake Champlain, from which it flows to the north in the province of Quebec, Canada
Canada
and empties into the St. Lawrence river. It was formerly known as the Iroquois
Iroquois
River and the Chambly River.[1] This river was a key route of water transport for cross-border trade between Canada
Canada
and the United States, until the arrival of the railway in the mid-19th century. Because of its strategic position between New France
New France
and New England, several military fortifications were erected on the course of the river
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Fort Chambly
Iroquois
Iroquois
Wars — Seven Years' War — Invasion of Canada Campaign — American RevolutionNational Historic Site of CanadaOfficial name Fort
Fort
Chambly National Historic Site of CanadaDesignated 1920 Fort
Fort
Chambly is a historic fort in La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality, Quebec. The fort is designated as a National Historic Site of Canada.[1] Fort
Fort
Richelieu was part of a series of five forts built along the Richelieu River. Fort
Fort
Richelieu is at the mouth of the Richelieu River. Fort
Fort
Chambly formerly known as Fort
Fort
St. Louis at Chambly, Fort
Fort
Sainte Thérèse, and Fort
Fort
Saint-Jean at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, are on the way
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Chambly, Quebec
Chambly is an off-island suburb in southwestern Quebec, Canada, about 25 km (16 mi) to the south east of Montreal. It was formed from the merger in 1965 of Fort-Chambly (formerly Chambly-Canton prior to 1952) and the old city of Chambly (formerly Chambly-Bassin prior to 1952, and earlier sometimes called Bassin-de-Chambly).Contents1 Geography 2 History2.1 Fort Chambly 2.2 Chambly Canal3 Demographics3.1 Population 3.2 Language4 Economy4.1 Business5 Transportation 6 Education 7 Media 8 Notable people 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksGeography[edit] It sits on the Richelieu River
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
(French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ syʁ ʁiʃəljø]) is a city in eastern Montérégie
Montérégie
in the Canadian province of Quebec, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Montreal. It is situated on the west bank of the Richelieu River
Richelieu River
at the northernmost navigable point of Lake Champlain. The results of the 2011 Census stated that the city's population was 92,394; the number of residents was estimated at 94,636 in 2014.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics3.1 Population 3.2 Language4 Neighbourhoods 5 Economy 6 Commuting patterns 7 Transportation 8 Education 9 Notable natives and residents 10 See also 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] Historically, the city has been an important transportation hub. The first railway line in British North America connected it with La Prairie in 1836
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Mohawks
The Mohawk people
Mohawk people
(who identify as Kanien'kehá:ka[2]) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois
Iroquois
Confederacy. They are an Iroquoian-speaking indigenous people of North America. The Mohawk were historically based in the Mohawk Valley
Mohawk Valley
in present-day upstate New York west of the Hudson River; their territory ranged north to the St. Lawrence River, southern Quebec
Quebec
and eastern Ontario; south to greater New Jersey
New Jersey
and into Pennsylvania; eastward to the Green Mountains of Vermont; and westward to the border with the Iroquoian Oneida Nation's traditional homeland territory. As one of the five original members of the Iroquois
Iroquois
League, the Mohawk were known as the Keepers of the Eastern Door
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La Rochelle
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. La Rochelle
La Rochelle
(French pronunciation: ​[la ʁɔ.ʃɛl]) is a city in western France
France
and a seaport on the Bay of Biscay, a part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the capital of the Charente-Maritime
Charente-Maritime
department. The city is connected to the Île de Ré
Île de Ré
by a 2.9-kilometre (1.8-mile) bridge completed on 19 May 1988
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Iroquois Confederacy
The Iroquois
Iroquois
(/ˈɪrəkwɔɪ/ or /ˈɪrəkwɑː/) or Haudenosaunee (/ˈhoʊdənoʊˈʃoʊni/)[1] are a historically powerful northeast Native American confederacy. They were known during the colonial years to the French as the " Iroquois
Iroquois
League", and later as the "Iroquois Confederacy", and to the English as the "Five Nations" (before 1722), and later as the "Six Nations", comprising the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora peoples. The Iroquois
Iroquois
have absorbed many other peoples into their cultures as a result of warfare, adoption of captives, and by offering shelter to displaced peoples. The historic Erie, Susquehannock, Wyandot (Huron), and St. Lawrence Iroquoians, all independent peoples, spoke Iroquoian
Iroquoian
languages
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Oneida People
The Oneida (Onyota'a:ka or Onayotekaonotyu, meaning the People of the Upright Stone, or standing stone, Thwahrù·nęʼ[2] in Tuscarora) are a Native American tribe and First Nations
First Nations
band. They are one of the five founding nations of the Iroquois
Iroquois
Confederacy in the area of upstate New York, particularly near the Great Lakes. The Iroquois
Iroquois
call themselves Haudenosaunee ("The people of the longhouses") in reference to their communal lifestyle and the construction style of their dwellings. Originally the Oneida inhabited the area that later became central New York, particularly around Oneida Lake
Oneida Lake
and Oneida County
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Onondaga People
The Onondaga (Onöñda’gaga’ or "Hill Place") people are one of the original five constituent nations of the Iroquois
Iroquois
(Haudenosaunee) Confederacy in northeast North America. Their traditional homeland is in and around present-day Onondaga County, New York, south of Lake Ontario. They are known as Gana’dagwëni:io’geh to the other Iroquois
Iroquois
tribes. Being centrally located, they are considered the "Keepers of the Fire" (Kayečisnakwe’nì·yu’[1] in Tuscarora) in the figurative longhouse that shelters the Five Nations. The Cayuga and Seneca have territory to their west and the Oneida and Mohawk to their east
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