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Nimerta Ahluwalia
Nimerta Ahluwalia • 1 year ago

The Expulsion of the Acadians (also known as the Great Upheaval, the Great Expulsion, The Deportation, the Acadian Expulsion, Le Grand Dérangement) was the forced removal by the British of the Acadian people from present day Canadian Maritime provinces: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island (an area also known as Acadie). The Expulsion (1755–1763) occurred during the French and Indian War.

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L'Acadie Acadia was made up of the present Atlantic provinces of Canada : New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island (then known as Île St. Jean), parts of Newfoundland, and parts of Maine. Unfortunately, this peaceful beginning was followed by 150 years of struggle between the French and English for control of the continent. Except for some short periods of British occupation, Acadia remained French up to 1713. The inlet of Port Royal is shown in an exaggerated .