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The Deportation of the Acadians

Role Play


This role play puts you in 18th century Acadie, at the time of the Deportation. You will have to make a series of decisions that will help to demonstrate the anguish and uncertainty associated with the displacement of populations, in this case the Deportation of the Acadians. Through a work of art inspired by the Deportation, you will be able to express what you felt during this role play and what this event means to you.

Start-up question

What does the Deportation of 1755 mean to you? Justify.


Prepare an oral presentation in which you will explain your thoughts on the subject of the Deportation.



Here are a few keywords which you will learn during this activity:

Essential and optional resources

Essential resources

Optional resources