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Joseph Broussard (1702–1765), also known as Beausoleil, was a leader of the Acadian people in Acadia; later Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Broussard organized a resistance movement against the forced Expulsion of the Acadians. In 1765, After the loss of Acadia to the British, he eventually led the first group of Acadians to southern Louisiana in present-day United States.
The sad history of state-sponsored ethnic cleansing in North America begins with the story of the 18th century expulsion of the Acadians by the British. Professor Amy Sturgis explains that the Acadians were peaceful French colonists who had prospered in Nova Scotia.
Brian-B-Photography The Fortress of Louisbourg (French: Forteresse de Louisbourg) is a national historic site and the location of a one-quarter partial reconstruction of an 18th century French fortress at Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Its two sieges, especially that of 1758, were turning points in the Anglo-French imperial struggle for what today is Canada. Two "Soldiers" travel from the main gate area towards the Citadel
Fortress Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada - The Kings Storehouse is one of the most impressive buildings. Known by several names in the 18th century. Regardless of its name the function was always the same: it was the main storage area for the wide a variety of royal supplies that came to Louisbourg. This was the Kings storehouse where the greatest amount of supplies could be stored safely and without worry about space or theft.