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Constructing such a history is more difficult because many of the Spanish administrative records have been lost. Settlement: La Louisiane The French colony of La Louisiane was founded in 1699 by Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur de Iberville (1661±1706), with royal support, to serve France's imperial designs for North America. The French had three aims. They wanted to make good their claim to the Mississippi River watershed and its fur trade that arose from La Salle's exploration of 1682. They wanted to provide themselves with a naval base on the Gulf of Mexico from which to attack Spanish shipping and Mexico in wartime and to use as a port for smuggling in peacetime.
1990: Columbian Consequences. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Thornton, Russell 1987: American Indian Holocaust and Survival: A Population History Since 1492. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. , Jr. 1992: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy: The Lower Mississippi Valley Before 1783. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. , Jr. 1998: American Indians in the Lower Mississippi Valley: Social and Economic Histories. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
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A companion to the American South by John B Boles