AHC: French Republic of Texas?

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: Before 1900' started by zeppelinair, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. zeppelinair これ以上の詳細は略する

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    Make a situation where, due to decades of extensive French colonization, the Texans remain independent for some time from the US with a dominant French-speaking population.
    POD can be as early as you wish.
     
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    *bump bump* nobody wants a French Texas?:confused::(
     
  3. LSCatilina Cultural Untermensch

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    I think the "extensive French colonization" out of nowhere part is the main obstacle. OTL there wasn't even in the "good spots" of continental French America : why should it happen in a marginal, badly controlled part of it?
     
  4. othyrsyde Sana ka'aha yo pendejos!

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    Thande's potentially setting up a scenario where this could occur in Look to the West. There, he has a French colony survive in Lower Louisiana, and recieves a population boost from French Canadians who shared the same fate of the Acadians after British take over. They eventually expanded into Tejas.

    It could lead to a future nation, if Louisiana breaks off, but I don't remember Thande even hinting at any politics desiring independence occurring any time soon.
     
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  5. zeppelinair これ以上の詳細は略する

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    How about the Jesuits coming to New Orleans and Texas for religious freedom? Could the increased influx of immigrants to the area help make it a more French-dominant area?
     
  6. Umbric Man Umbric Manned

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    Ah yes.

    New Orleans Creoles.

    Cajuns in Acadiana.

    Canajuns in Texas/'Canadiana'.

    :D
     
  7. othyrsyde Sana ka'aha yo pendejos!

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    Since it's not my TL, you'd have to ask him.
     
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    Just who can hate a French Texas ?? :D
     
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    Or, rather, the Jesuit Republic of French Texas. XD
     
  10. Texian Viva la Tejas

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    The Texans certainly don't. I think France would need a far more extensive settler colony in Louisiana for that to happen.