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Besides, I do not think that any inconvenience will come of letting the Acadians mingle among them, because if they [_the Acadians_] are captured, we shall say that they acted of their own accord. "[
Shooting, fishing, or skating were a dangerous relief; for the neighborhood was infested by "vermin," as they called the Acadians and their Micmac allies.
New Brunswick is partly settled by French Acadians from the adjoining province of Nova Scotia, but these, generally speaking, form
Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America
Till the closing years of the eighteenth century, some hundreds of the aborigines, together with a remnant of the first French settlers, known as Acadians, and a few Irish families, made up the Catholic population of what is now the Diocese of Antigonish.
It is no part of this narrative to sit in judgment or to debate whether the forcible expatriation of the Acadians was a necessary measure or a justifiable act of war.
Many were of the simple class called Acadians, with scant sympathy for either side of the great war into which they found themselves drawn, and in all the regiments there were many conscripts.
Canada should end in the conquest of that country, the removal of some of the Acadians will be a necessity.
Slide 4: Nova Scotia New Scotland The French were moved from this area to Louisiana Also called the Acadians … … Cadians … ..
Attakapas -- "Acadians," the race of which Longfellow sings in
Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War
The 8th, Colonel Kelly, was from the Attakapas - "Acadians," the race of which
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