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  • Consequences Of The Mark Of The Beast By Rudyard Kipling

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    uses conflict through the characters to prove all choices have consequences. Kipling’s parents were John and Alice Kipling. Mr. Kipling was an artist as well as a teacher of architectural sculpting. At age five, “... his parents sent him and his sister [Trix] to England, partly to avoid health problems, but also so they could begin their schooling” (“Rudyard Kipling”,

  • Comparison Of Rudyard Kipling

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    Rudyard Kipling was born to Alice MacDonald and John Lockwood Kipling on December 30, 1865 in Bombay, India. Most of his education took place in England where his parents were from. Before getting into writing his own literature, Kipling was a sub-editor at the CMG, The Civl and Military Gazette. He worked for several years before beginning to write. Farther into his career as a writer and poet, Kipling wrote the poem “The White Man’s Burden.” In this poem, he attempts to teach readers that you should

  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Scottish Architecture. Essay

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    interested in architecture as a profession from an early age, and, at the age of sixteen secured an apprenticeship with John Hutchison. In order to complete his apprenticeship, he enrolled in the Glasgow School of Art in 1884, where he met Margaret MacDonald, an artist and his future wife. Due to poor health, Mackintosh often spent weekends in the country-side, sometimes travelling with Herbert McNair, a friend who worked at the architect’s firm of Honeyman and Keppie, (where

  • Louis Riel Summary

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    then shifts and fast forwards to Ottawa in the December of 1871, about five to seven months later. Father Ritchot has arranged a meeting with John Alexander Macdonald to discuss amnesty for Louis Riel’s crimes. Father Ritchot immediately confronts John Alexander Macdonald, demanding to know why the amnesty was not granted. John Alexander Macdonald responds by

  • Louis Riel: A National Hero of Canada

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    "We must cherish our inheritance. We must preserve our nationality for the youth of our future. The story should be written down to pass on." (Louis Riel, 1884). Louis Riel, a man of great nature and abiding love for his western Métis heritage, is proven to be one of the most revolutionary men looked upon in the chronicles of the Dominion of Canada. In spite of this, he remains as one of the most controversial and cryptic figures throughout the course of Canadian history. A period of revolution lasting

  • How Is A Fairy Tale Different From A Juvenile Fantasy Literature Novel?

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    How is a fairy tale different from a juvenile fantasy literature novel? Many times both the fairy tale and the novel contain similar elements that make up a fairy tale, but why are they categorized differently? Is it the length of the novel compared to the fairy tale? Or is it something else? According to Crago, “A fairy tale is a narrative form which represents a society’s collective concerns with some aspect of ‘growing up,’ and it explores these concerns at the level of magical thought” (176)

  • Causes Of Colonialism In Canada

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    When looking at Canada as a whole, we often tend to overlook the past events of Indigenous groups who have suffered through Colonialism. As I read about this issue, I felt sympathy for the Indigenous peoples, as it was overwhelming for me to find out that this much discrimination has occurred in a nation as diverse and developed as Canada. Reading more about colonization helped me to make connections between the issues and topics I have learned about in class, and how they can be traced back to European

  • Politics Before Confederation : Politics After Confederation

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    Politics Before Confederation Now that we have seen Cartier’s part in the rebellions of 1837, it’s time to move on to what happened after, leading up to Confederation. After George Etienne Cartier returned from exile to Vermont in 1839, he started practicing law again in Montreal(Sweeny). He even teamed up with one of his brothers who also practiced law, as I mentioned before(Bonenfant). Some of the people who he worked for during this time included the Sulpician Order, who he had close ties with

  • Causes Of Residential Schools

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    was the cause of having residential schools made?  Who did the native people wrong to deserve such discriminatory and harsh treatment? To begin with, we have the causes for the government to open residential schools. It all began with Sir John A. Macdonald who funded residential schools because he thought that the aboriginal people were not civilized enough to live in a modern society. The government, wanted aboriginal people to learn how to read and write because they thought the aboriginals were

  • Sir John Alexander Macdonald Essay examples

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    Sir John A. Macdonald was one of Canada's founding fathers. He is most remembered as being Canada's first Prime Minister, running the government from July 1, 1867 until November 5, 1873. Macdonald would become Prime Minister once again on October 17, 1878 and would stay in this position until June 6,1891. While he was leader of the country he faced his own share of political obstacles, including Confederation, the Metis rebellion and threats of an American he is among the greatest leaders Canada