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Fun Fact: Mississippi Company

Artwork Mississippi company Louisiana French history

A French monopoly company named the Mississippi Company wanted to try to improve its value in Louisiana. With a small European-immigrant population at the time, they tried doubling it by freeing prisoners in France and marrying them to prostitutes and shipping the newlyweds to Louisiana. Obviously, it didn’t take long for normal people to take notice.

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