L’Acadie to La Louisiane: Part IV. Resistance and Expulsion

As 1750 approached, tensions between the English and French reignited, and England began building up its military presence in the region. The English were also looking to bring thousands of English Protestant settlers to Nova Scotia. In response, a French Catholic priest, Abbé Jean-Louis Le Loutre, and a charismatic Acadian militia leader named Joseph Broussard…