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[Congressional Record: July 12, 2002 (Senate)]
[Page S6711]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr12jy02-97]                         



 
                         SUBMITTED RESOLUTIONS

                                 ______
                                 

   SENATE RESOLUTION 303--EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE SENATE THAT A 
  COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP SHOULD BE ISSUED TO CELEBRATE THE 250TH 
    ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST ACADIANS IN THE AMERICA 
                                COLONIES

  Ms. LANDRIEU (for herself and Mr. Breaux) submitted the following 
resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Governmental 
Affairs:

                              S. Res. 303

       Whereas, in 1755, British troops expelled 6,000 Acadians 
     from their home in Acadie, an area that is part of modern-day 
     Nova Scotia, Canada, and many of these Acadians relocated to 
     the American colonies;
       Whereas this expulsion, known as the Grand Derangement, 
     resulted in the dispersal of the Acadians and the spread of 
     their French-Canadian culture throughout the American 
     colonies;
       Whereas, as a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1763, many 
     Acadians migrated to Louisiana;
       Whereas the unique Acadian culture had a strong influence 
     on life in the American colonies;
       Whereas, the 1990 census found that there were just under 
     700,000 people of Acadian ancestry in the United States, and 
     the uniquely Acadian culture and traditions of this group 
     continue to influence culture in the United States;
       Whereas the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first 
     Acadians in the United States occurs in 2005; and
       Whereas a postage stamp would be an appropriate 
     commemoration of this anniversary, would increase public 
     awareness of the history of American prerevolutionary 
     immigration, and would benefit the American public by giving 
     recognition to a distinct and truly American subculture: Now, 
     therefore, be it
       Resolved,

     SECTION 1. SENSE OF THE SENATE.

       It is the sense of the Senate that the Citizens' Stamp 
     Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General 
     that a commemorative postage stamp be issued in 2005 to 
     celebrate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first 
     Acadians in the American colonies in 1755.

     SEC. 2. TRANSMITTAL TO CITIZENS' STAMP ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

       The Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this 
     resolution to the chairperson of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory 
     Committee.

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