Deportation of the French Acadians from Nova Scotia by the British, 1755. Painting from 1893. During the French and Indian War (part of the Seven Years’ War—1757–1763), the British deported the Acadians and recruited New England Planters to resettle the colony. After the war, some Acadians were allowed to return and the British made treaties with the Mi’kmaq.

Deportation of the French Acadians from Nova Scotia by the British, 1755. Painting from 1893. During the French and Indian War (part of the Seven Years’ War—1757–1763), the British deported the Acadians and recruited New England Planters to resettle the colony. After the war, some Acadians were allowed to return and the British made treaties with the Mi’kmaq.