Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The French Settlement of Mobile, Alabama

The Founding of Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, AL tour guide Eric Finley explained the founding of Mobile by the French in 1702.

Description

Mobile, AL tour guide Eric Finley explained the founding of Mobile by the French in 1702.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Why did King Louis XIV send the Le Moyne brothers to explore the area of Mobile?
  • Why did the Le Moyne brothers avoid Pensacola?
  • What challenges did the French settlers face in Mobile?
  • What actions did the French take to establish a settlement?
  • What is meant by Creole?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Casquette
    • Commerce
    • Concubine
    • Creoles
    • French Empire
    • King Louis X I V
    • Mississippi River
    • New France
    • Pensacola
    • Roman Catholic Church
    • Spanish Empire
    • Yellow Fever

    Topics

    State HistoryU.S. HistoryWorld History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh School