historical context

Choose a sentence or short section from the article embedded in your webtext reading about Québécois immigration. Copy and paste the sentence or section into your discussion board post. Along with this sentence or section, briefly explain how your choice illustrates the concept of historical context.

Also answer the following questions in your post: How does this article give you a better understanding of the reasons for the influx Québécois immigrants in the United States in the nineteenth century? What else would you like to know about the experience of Québécois immigrants in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1870 that might not be covered in this piece?