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    • Kristi Miles

      Expulsion of the Acadians. St. John River Campaign: Raid on Grimrose (present day Gagetown, New Brunswick). This is the only contemporaneous image of the Expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and also part of the US state of Maine.

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      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. #Canada

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