At The Shore of Texas : December 22, 1854
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The Fourierists arriving in 1854 in Texas found a different scene than the one Victor Considerant had left 15 months before. The Know Nothing Party had formed Us anti-immigrant sentiment, and the passions of the slavery issue were becoming more inflamed. Against this background, at the beginning of a drought, and in a speculation boom, François Cantagrel journeyed into Texas with a Yankee reformist, Fourierist and abolitionist minister, John Allen.