England and France Contend for the Ohio valley and for Acadia.—Newcastle's administration continued.
anarchy lay at the heart of the ins
Of these, a detachment took part in establishing the sovereignty of England in Acadia.
That peninsular region—abounding in harbors and in forests; rich in its oceanlast, after repeated conquests and restorations, the treaty of Utrecht conceded Acadia, or Nova Scotia, to Great Britain.
Yet the name of Annapolis, the presence of rdly fifteen miles wide, and formed the natural boundary between New France and Acadia.
The French at Beau-Sejour had passed the previous winter in unsuspecting tr after the ancient device of Oriental despotism, that the French inhabitants of Acadia should be carried away into captivity to other parts of the British dominions.
y inflicted, so bitter and so perennial, as fell upon the French inhabitants of Acadia.
We have been true, they said of themselves, to our religion, and true to ours