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Acadian Redemption: From Beausoleil Broussard to the Queen's Royal Proclamation, the 1st biography of an Acadian exile, defines the 18th century society of Acadia into which Joseph dit Beausoleil Broussard was once born in 1702. The publication tells of his adolescence occasions and militant struggles with the British who had for years desired to lay declare to the Acadians' wealthy lands. next chapters talk about the epic odyssey in which Beausoleil led a gaggle of 1 hundred ninety-three Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, the recent Acadia, with the wish that his loved Acadian tradition might live on. The final half the booklet discusses the repercussions of Beausoleil's existence that led to the evolution of the Acadian tradition into what's now referred to as the "Cajun" tradition and the way it ended in an 8th iteration Beausoleil descendant, Warren A. Perrin, to convey a Petition looking an apology from the British Crown in 1990. This Petition used to be effectively resolved on December nine, 2003, by way of the...

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Curney J. Dronet, Sr. Bibliography MAPS, DOCUMENTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS Dafford’s “Beausoleil” at the Acadian Museum of Erath (2004) Map - Early French Colonization (1604-1670) Map - le Village-des-Beausoleil (1750) Map - Acadian Migration from Port Royal (1670-1680) Reproduction and Translation of the baptism record of Marguerite Tibodeau (1706) Translation of the marriage record of Beausoleil and Agnes Tibodeau (1725) Map - Acadian Hamlets on the Petitcoudiac (1755) Map - Deportation of Acadians (1750-1755) Map - Nova Scotia (1755) Report on Paper Money Held by Acadians (1766) “Beausoleil” Named Captain Commandant (1765) St.

Although his actions appeared to the British as troublesome, he could not sit quietly by and let those in authority have their way with the Acadian people and his Acadian homeland. Beausoleil was a man of action, one who thought of freedom as mankind’s natural tendency, one who loathed oppression. In this respect, he could be compared with other contemporary figures in North American history, such as Thomas Jefferson, who may have also fathered a child out of wedlock, and who, tired of British oppression, led the American Colonies into a revolution against that government with a poorly trained and poorly equipped army.

Governor of Louisiana, (retired); Michel Doucet, Dean of Law School, Université de Moncton; Fernard deVarennes, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia; Senator Gerald Comeau, Senate of Canada; Honorable Melinda Schwegmann, former Lt. Gov. of Louisiana; Richard Dubois, Gulf Coast Bank; Claudette Lacour, Erath 4th of July Association; U. S. Senator George Mitchell, Maine (retired); Jimmy C. Newman; Rev. , St. , Mayor of Erath; Judge Charles L. Porter, 16th Judicial District Court; D. L. Menard; Earl Broussard and Stephen Granger.

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