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Virtual Valley Talks - Fears of Conspiracy: The Reception of French Canadian Immigrants

Presented by Museum of Work & Culture at Museum of Work and Culture, Woonsocket RI

Mar 21 2021
Virtual Valley Talks - Fears of Conspiracy: The Reception of French Canadian Immigrants

Author David Vermette will explore the experience of the Quebecois upon arriving in New England at the turn-of-the-century as the press, clergy and public sector cast them as foot soldiers in an alleged Roman Catholic plot to subvert New England.

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Valley Talks, a series of biweekly historical lectures by the Museum of Work & Culture, conclude Sunday, March 21 at 1pm on Zoom.

Author David Vermette will present “Fears of Conspiracy: The Reception of French Canadian Immigrants” exploring the experience of the Quebecois upon arriving in New England at the turn-of-the-century. Americans don’t think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists—speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and

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