Father Pierron's Idea Of War

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The French became more involved in the new world sending over more migrants to populate their colonies, which led to the Jesuits being able to abandon more gentler forms of diplomacy and spread their agenda more effectively. Father Pierron deliberately attempted to cause trouble between the French and the Mohawk as he believed that the presence of France gave him immunity to freely “denounce mohawk customs, calling on those present to convert to Christianity” even though the Mohawks resisted these calls (JR 142). Father Pierron uses the idea of war to achieve his goals diplomatically by spreading a rumor that he intended “to go to Quebec” and that his stay in the village is what was needed “in order to main the peace”(JR 143,144). Father
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