Maptour Page 7
Maptour: The Acadian Expulsion: a Canadian Tragedy
The Homing Instinct
- Keep open the map for
"The Acadian Deportation Experience, 1755-1785."
- Close the data box and click on "CLEAR" to erase the highlighted flowlines.
- Under LAYER CONTROLS, turn off
the checkbox for "Initial Dispersal, 1755-1757" and turn on the checkbox for "Trying to Return 1756-57."
- On the DATA SELECT toolbar, click on the Identify tool, and then click on an arrow on the map to pop up its information.
- A trickle of deported Acadians underwent further migration,
seeking to return to the Bay of Fundy region.
- The instinct among Acadians to "go home" was strong.