The Acadians were French Catholics who had farmed the Bay of Fundy marshes for generations, providing themselves with a stable and comfortable way of life. Uncertain of the Acadians' allegiance as the war with France resumed, the British expelled them in 1755 - a tragedy for the Acadians and an economic setback for Nova Scotia.

Artist: Claude Picard
Grand Pré National Historic Site
c. 1987
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