The French Canadians in the Province of Quebec

@article{MarquisTheFC,
  title={The French Canadians in the Province of Quebec},
  author={G. Marquis},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  volume={107},
  pages={12 - 7}
}
  • G. Marquis
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
THE ancestors of the French Canadians came from the northwest of France, chiefly from Normandy, Perche, Beauce, Maine, Anjou, Touraine, Poitou, Aunis, Angoumois, Saintonge, and part of Gascony. Nineteen twentieths of this population were derived from the above-mentioned provinces, and not from Brittany, as has often been stated. New France, during her infancy, required tillers of the soil, and Brittany produced, properly speaking, only fishermen. These tillers of the soil could come only from… Expand
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