Arthur Currie : A Remarkable Leader And Notable Canadian

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Abonti Mukherjee
Mr. Halliday
January 10, 2015
Arthur Currie: a Remarkable Leader and Notable Canadian When one thinks of a leader, many an image can come to mind, but rarely that of Arthur Currie. He did not seem like the type of man that could be a leader, yet he turned out to be one of the most remarkable leaders Canada has ever had. It was his qualities of leadership, not a strong, intimidating appearance, that made him as such. These qualities then allowed him to have the impact that he did in his time, which transformed him into an eminent figure looked up to in military and Canadian history. There are many leaders that have such qualities and some impact, but it is only the most notable leaders that leave behind a legacy, just as Arthur Currie has. Thus, even though Arthur Currie is not the most recognizable himself, the fact still remains that with his qualities of leadership, he has had and continues to have, an impact on Canada that is recognizable, making him a remarkable leader and notable Canadian. In order to be an effective leader, it is necessary to possess certain qualities, such as the ones Currie had that allowed him to be the notable Canadian leader he is. Currie was not the most charismatic or approachable ("Sir Arthur Currie") , but these are not qualities that are most important in being a leader. The first quality that Currie possessed that made him an effective leader, was intelligence. He displayed this throughout his career in the

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