Birth 6 December 1754 Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
1755 - Grand Derangement The "Grand Derangement" the forced deportation of Acadians is considered the beginning of the Cajun culture.
Of the 8 to 10 thousand Acadians deported, 3/ 4 arrived in the American colonies or were ...Read MORE...
1756 - Virginia Rejects Acadians About 1,200 Acadians were sent to Virginia but were never let off the ships, because they had not been expected and they were not wanted. They sat on the beaches for six months. Having arrived in the ...Read MORE...
(1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover
1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City
Québec a Nation History (Part 15) (www.youtube.com) -
1763 - Nova Scotia The English land cleared about 11,000 French Acadians from Nova Scotia during the period of 1755 to 1763, to make room for English and Scottish settlers as those Acadians held the best land. The...Read MORE...
1764 - Acadians Return to Nova Scotia The Acadians were finally allowed to return to Nova Scotia in 1764. However, the fertile lands that once were theirs were now occupied by English settlers. Since the British would not allow the...Read MORE...
When the next American invaders arrive in 1812, they are fought to a stand-still at the battles of Queenston Heights, Chateauguay and Lundy's Lane, setting boundaries that remain today.
Canada: A People's History (www.cbc.ca/ history/ ) -
1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.
1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.
1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.
1826 - Strange Robbery Attempt The editor of the Montreal Herald, has received an account of an attempt to commit a robbery at L'Acadie, but does not know the person who sent it, and therefore cannot vouch for it. The story is,...Read MORE...
1835 - Church of St. Louis established at Annapolis Royal
Death 15 June 1836 L'Acadie, Québec, Canada
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