Tensions in the area continued to increase, and a settler was murdered two months ago.
This precipitous narrow track must have been a sobering welcome for the new settlers .
Later settlers known as Cajuns made their way from Nova Scotia after being evicted by the British.
Other settlers , such as the English and French, have also made an indelible impression.
They attacked free settlers and used terror to intimidate those opposed to slavery.
Another man died later from wounds and five other settlers were injured, at least one of them seriously.
Thirty years later the first free settlers arrived and learned their own hard lessons.
Empire was, on the whole, economically a very good thing for white settlers .
The early European settlers in America were often fleeing from religious persecution.
In colonial Rhodesia a handful of white settlers controlled the best land.