Claiming the Wilderness

Claiming the Wilderness

Video Cassette - 2000
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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.
ISBN: 9781552590522
Characteristics: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) :,sd, color ;,1/2 in.


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