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Because the Acadians lived for a long time in isolated communities they didn't have a lot of contact with other French-speaking people. This means that Acadian French sounds a lot different than French spoken in Quebec or France.
The Acadians were Roman Catholic and church was very important to them. Nuns and priests ran the schools.
Acadians worked very hard, but they also knew how to have fun. They liked to visit with family and friends. They had parties where they would dance country dances, sing the old songs from France and play music on the fiddle. They also told stories of their ancestors.