Maptour Page 5
Maptour: The Acadian Expulsion: a Canadian Tragedy
- Keep open the map
"Acadian Population Distribution: 1750, 1803."
- Under LAYER CONTROLS, turn on
the checkboxes for "POPULATION 1750."
- On the ZOOM/PAN toolbar, click on the zoom in button
and use it and the pan tool to zoom in
to "Île Saint-Jean" and "Île Royale."
- A huge population of "Other French" is concentrated at
Louisbourg, shown as a fortified site.
- The Acadians were a small minority of the population recorded at the Fortress of Louisbourg.
- Louisbourg was the military heart of Acadia.