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Acadia. Acadian. A person who comes from or lives in the French-speaking areas of the Maritime Provinces. Acadia. The first successful French settlement in the New World. The first explorer was Samuel de Champlain. French-British-French-British.

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Acadia

Acadia


Acadian

Acadian

  • A person who comes from or lives in the French-speaking areas of the Maritime Provinces


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Acadia

  • The first successful French settlement in the New World.

  • The first explorer was Samuel de Champlain


French british french british

French-British-French-British

  • The French & British would compete to control Acadia

  • For France and Britain, Acadia represented a base for attacking each other, and for protecting their own colonies and trade routes.


Mi kmaq

Mi’kmaq

  • First Nations people, indigenous to Canada’s Maritime Provinces.

  • They had established a trading partnership with the French, and allowed the French to settle on their lands

  • The Mi’kmaq people and the Acadians became allies


Think pair share

Think-Pair-Share

  • How did the geographic position of Acadia make it a centre of conflict between Britain and France?


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