Acadians -- Expulsion, 1755  

The Canadian Experience Expulsion Must-See

This Canadian Experience documentary tells the story of the expulsion of the Acadians. In 1755, English colonial officials forcibly expelled 7,000 French-speaking Acadians from their lands in Nova Scotia, lands that had been in Acadian hands for almost 150 years. Expulsion follows the epic tale of a people played as pawns in a struggle between two empires. It is a saga ...
  • 2004
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canada: A People's History Claiming the Wilderness

Episode 3: 1670 to 1755 CE. A small French settlement in New France builds a flourishing society and stakes a claim to a massive continent. New France's populace includes shopkeepers, artisans, farmers and landlords, as well as fur-trading expansionists like Governor Frontenac and his commercial partner, Robert Cavelier de La Salle, who build a network of Indian alliances and extend ...
  • 2000
  • 00:51:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013