Claiming the WildernessVideo Cassette - 2000
Describes the settlement of New France's populance, includes shop keepers, artisans, farmers and landlords, as well as fur-trading expansionists like Governor Frontenac and his commercial partner. Robert Cavelier de La Salle, who built a network of Indian alliances to extend French trading posts to the Gulf of Mexico. The fast-paced growth brings New France into a bitter conflict with British colonists, and culminates with the deportation of more than 10,000 French Catholic Acadians as the struggle to possess North America enters its final stage.
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : CBC Home Video ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by Morning star Entertainment, c2000.
Edition: Widescreen format.
Characteristics: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) :,sd, color ;,1/2 in.
Alternative Title: Canada, a people's history (Television program)