Canadian history

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  • Canadian Air Cadet History

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    History: Royal Canadian Air Cadets was first established in 1938. It started during the beginning of World War 2. It was established to train young men for duties during the war. Prior to 1940 official Air Cadet Squadrons did not exist. One corps was opened up under the Royal Canadian Army Cadets in 1939 under the corps designation of 1601 AIR FORCE CADET WING. With the formation of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet movement, the corps transferred over and was given the designation 111 VANCOUVER. In

  • J. L Granatstein's Who Killed Canadian History

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    Who Killed Canadian History? on its general concept and solution of the problem at hand. First and foremost, it is important readers know who Granatstein is because it will explain why he writes so passionately about Canadian history. Granatstein is one of the most recognized Canadian historians and authors, who have written an impressive total of 45 books. Along with writing many books regarding Canada, he has won many awards in regards to his work such as the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography, the

  • Canadian History Has Profoundly Shaped By Numerous Events

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    Canadian history has been profoundly shaped by numerous events. The fifteenth Prime Minister, Pierre Elliot Trudeau remains one of the greatest citizens to define the nation’s identity. During his fifteen years in the position, he makes multiple decisions and contributions of great importance towards the growth and prosperity of Canadian society. As a result of his ambitions and efforts, widespread popularity known as “Trudeaumania” begins as a phenomenon that had existed like no other before his

  • British North America Act 1867: Important In Canadian History

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    British North America Act 1867 • This act occurred on July 1st, 1867 the law The British North America Act is important in Canadian history because it is the 1867 Act which officially created the new country of Canada by joining together the four provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia legal in Confederation. This legislation, passed by the British Parliament, created Canada as a new making it its own today. Therefore Canada is an independent country that must not listen to anyone

  • African-Canadian History

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    tools in the society we live in. As Canadians, we are proud of the rich history of breaking down barriers we hold with many diverse groups. As a nation – we serve to provide an exemplar to other nations about how Canadians embrace their unity and the demographics outlines by society do not create walls between Canadians. Through Black History month – we honor the sacrifices of the social minority groups who have continued to make an effort to become a part of Canadian society, and recognize the contributions

  • Essay on Canadian History

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    In Canadian history it is quite evident we are influenced heavily by the much stronger nations around us. Therefore our own content in Canada is sometimes overshadowed by other cultures, specifically with regards to the United States who have a big influence on our cultural industries. Pierre Trudeau expressed the feeling Canadians have with this co-existence, "Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly or temperate the beast, one is affected by every

  • Feminism In Canadian History

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    furious and wanted work to make money so most of the women were kicked out and replaced by the men. Women were obviously not happy about this and fought to make a change. One of the most notable feminists and successful female suffragists in Canadian history is Emily Murphy. She fought alongside four other feminists to create equal legal recognition as males and succeeded;

  • Understanding Canadian History Essay

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    Understanding Canadian History Art history contributes to our understanding of Canada's history. Urban history, art history, and material history documented events as they unfurled. Demographic concentration, architecture, economics, and cultural aspects are well documented in the above disciplines of history. Art itself is about people and their expressions of hope and meaning. Their impressions and thoughts are transported to their respective canvases. For the most part, these

  • The History of the Canadian Political Landscape

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    The Canadian political landscape has a rich and complex history spanning from ‘sea to sea’, just as the nation itself. Chronicles of dominance, leadership, and association by the United Kingdom, France, and the United States has ultimately shaped the Canadian national consciousness, resulting in the political ideologies and governance we see today. To best describe the characteristic of Canadian politics, one can refer to ‘Fragment Theory’ where a colonial nation, such as Canada, is predominantly

  • Australian History And The Canadian Government

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    treated unequally in Canadian History were the Aboriginals. Before the war began, Aboriginals were not treated fairly by the Canadian government. Aboriginals struggled to get a permanent job therefore clearly displaying Aboriginals struggling to get the resources they need in order to survive. Canada’s leader ignored this situation and continued to discriminate Aboriginals (Marshall 2). Several times, Aboriginals were being used by their own country to do their dirty jobs. The Canadian government did not