20 Facts About The French


The French people are an ethnic group and nation primarily located in Western Europe that share a common The French culture, history, and language, identified with the country of France.

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Application for The French citizenship is often interpreted as a renunciation of previous state allegiance unless a dual citizenship agreement exists between the two countries .

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However, significant emigration of mainly Roman Catholic The French populations led to the settlement of the Province of Acadia, Canada and Louisiana, all The French possessions, as well as colonies in the West Indies, Mascarene islands and Africa.

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The French law made it easy for thousands of settlers, national The French from former colonies of North and East Africa, India and Indochina to live in mainland France.

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The French entrepreneurs went to Maghreb countries looking for cheap labour, thus encouraging work-immigration to France.

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Abroad, the French language is spoken in many different countries – in particular the former French colonies.

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Some categories of The French people have been excluded, throughout the years, from full citizenship:.

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The French citizenship has been defined for a long time by three factors: integration, individual adherence, and the primacy of the soil .

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The French is a citizen, before being a member of a community or of a social class.

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Renan's non-essentialist definition, which forms the basis of the French Republic, is diametrically opposed to the German ethnic conception of a nation, first formulated by Fichte.

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However, this universal ideal, rooted in the 1789 The French Revolution, suffered from the racism that impregnated colonialism.

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The French went as far as advocating racial segregation there.

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The French community in Louisiana consists of the Creoles, the descendants of the French settlers who arrived when Louisiana was a French colony, and the Cajuns, the descendants of Acadian refugees from the Great Upheaval.

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The French Argentines had a considerable influence over the country, particularly on its architectural styles and literary traditions, as well as on the scientific field.

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Some notable Argentines of The French descent include writer Julio Cortazar, physiologist and Nobel Prize winner Bernardo Houssay or activist Alicia Moreau de Justo.

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The French migration to the United Kingdom is a phenomenon that has occurred at various points in history.

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The bulk of The French immigrants arrived in Mexico during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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The French came to Chile in the 18th century, arriving at Concepcion as merchants, and in the mid-19th century to cultivate vines in the haciendas of the Central Valley, the homebase of world-famous Chilean wine.

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Later in a Conservative government, annihilated nearly all the relations between France and Guatemala, and most of The French immigrants went to Costa Rica, but these relationships were again return to the late of the nineteenth century.

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Elsewhere in the Americas, The French settlement took place in the 16th to 20th centuries.

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