Comparison: Historically, Québec And Canada

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I can't speak to the ideals and aspirations of each individual Québécois, but I think the simplest answer is that, historically, Québec and Canada have two very separate (yet parallel?) histories. Unlike territories and nations that have been gradually annexed and welcomed into their current countries, Québec was taken much more forcefully by the British and the result was not favorable for the inhabitants of the former French colony. The British were not kind to the French in North America... as evidenced by their expulsion of the Acadians (many of whom relocated to Louisiana, where they now call themselves

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