Battle of Batoche

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  • Louis Riel 's Last Words Before His Execution

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    “I have nothing but my heart, I have given it long ago to my country.” These are Louis Riel’s last words before his execution. Two themes that have been debated is whether Louis Riel is a traitor or hero to the Métis. There have been many controversial figures throughout Canada’s history, but Louis Riel is one of the most controversial figure. His perspective on how he dealt with manner is still debated today. A key aspect discussed today is why Riel is a hero to his people; the Métis. Louis Riel

  • Northwest Rebellion: Group Analysis

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    The group discussed about how each battle had significance to and changed the way Canada is. We talked about how Canada and the people living here would have changed such as the the way we would have spoken, some religions and some cultural practices. We talked about if Pierre felt emotions for his friend Isidore being killed, even though he said “It’s war, Luc! Some must die” (p.72) when Luc questions “But your friend, Isidore, dead” (p.72)? If you think he felt emotions, which ones and why? We

  • What Are The Causes Of North West Rebellion

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    The north-west rebellion resulted a lot of things but mostly damage, it resulted seven battles and one massacre and one looting (cut knife, duck lake and fish creek, Battleford, Fort Pitt, frog lake, batoche, loon lake and Frenchman’s butte) and it caused the deaths of more than 123 people. The rebellion also resulted in the destruction of metis and aboriginal forces such as Big Bear who surrendered and then was sentenced prison and the 8 other aboriginal men who were hanged and Louis Riel who surrendered

  • Essay On Canadian Red Cross

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    is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. What is the history of the organization? Dr. George S. Ryerson started the the Canadian Red Cross in 1896. It was during the Battle of Batoche that Dr. Ryerson made this flag to identify where his medical tent was and

  • Who Was Riel Guilty

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    At Batoche, Riel told the people that no peaceful solution was possible, he believed that the Canadian government wanted to be at war. He concluded his speech with, “Justice commands us to take up arms.” Riel at this point was announcing war with the government. By calling these orders, Riel caused more violence than there should have been. At Duck Lake, five Metis and one First Nations person were killed along with 12 NWMP officers and another 25 were wounded. This battle was seen as

  • Louis Riel: Hero or Villain? Essay

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    Louis Riel was one of the most controversial figures in Canadian history, and even to this day – more than a century after his execution – he continues to be remembered. Many believed him to be a villain; others saw him as a hero. So who was he really? Born in St. Boniface at the Red River Settlement of Canada (present-day Winnipeg, Manitoba) on October 22, 1844, Louis Riel hoped one day to follow his father’s footsteps and become a great Métis leader just like him. Eventually, Riel was seen as a

  • The Origins Of The And Riel Rebellion

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    The Métis/ Riel rebellion is one that echoes in Canadian history. It is the cause for much distress on both the rebel and the side of the government of Canada. This tail includes different rebellions which intertwine together; the Red River Rebellion, and the North West Rebellion. The Red River rebellion itself dates back to 1869 and ended in 1870, while the North West Rebellion occurred in 1885; which was a quick and deadly revolution (New, 2002:826). The lead up to these historic event date back

  • The Canadian Pacific Railway

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    In My Essay, I will talk about the views of Federal Politicians, businessmen, settlers, Chinese labourers and First Nations People on the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Politicians weren’t the only factors that created Canada today. Could you believe that a large hunk of metal and wood, spanning around Canada, was one of the most important factors that led to our Canada? This large hunk of metal and wood is the Canadian Pacific Railway, commonly referred to as the CPR. Many

  • A Comparison of the Economic Philosophies of Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, and Karl Marx

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    As far back as man has been on earth, he has been driven towards building a community among his peers. Whether that is a community of hunters and gatherers who share whatever the day has brought to them within their tribe, or a larger community which within its structure lie the inner dwellings of division of labor and societal classes. Adam Smith (18th Century), John Stuart Mill (19th Century), and Karl Marx (19th Century) are of the same cloth, but in modern terms their community is referenced

  • The Economic Origins of the French Revolution

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    The inflated opinion the French monarchy had about themselves and other nobles lent itself to how they contributed to and handled the economic downturn in France for centuries prior to the French Revolution. Forming the foundation of many of France’s financial issues, the monarchial system granted royals and the nobles who surrounded them the ability to feel as if they are intended to be superior to the rest of France, a mentality that would last until the French Revolution began. With this monarchial