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Herein, why did the British kick out the Acadians?

Because the British believed their policy of sending the Acadians to the Thirteen Colonies had failed, they deported the Acadians to France during the second wave of the Expulsion.

what problems did the Acadians face? Between 1755 and 1763, approximately 10,000 Acadians were deported. They were shipped to many points around the Atlantic. Large numbers were landed in the English colonies, others in France or the Caribbean. Thousands died of disease or starvation in the squalid conditions on board ship.

Then, why were the Acadians driven from their homeland?

The British evicted the Acadians from their land because they refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Protestant British King.

Who are the Acadians and what happened to them?

About 6,000 Acadians were forcibly removed from their colonies. The British military ordered the Acadians' communities to be destroyed and homes and barns were burned down. The people were dispersed among the 13 American colonies, but many refused them and sent them on to Europe.

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