French Polynesia Colonial Records

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French Colonization (1834-today)

French Catholic missionaries arrived in 1834. Tahiti and Tahuata were declared a French protectorate in 1834. The islands of French Polynesia became a colony of France in 1888. [1]

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "French Polynesia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 10 November 2020.