Ron Ellis, a player on Team Canada, said, “The pressure put on both teams to win was unbelievable. I found myself doing things that were uncharacteristic for me as well, and it was because of the emotion. We felt like we were representing our way of life.” Players on both teams were not only focused on winning the hockey game, but also the thought of defending their nation’s pride. Eventually, nationalism led to impudence. Paul Henderson, who scored the series winning goal for Canada, admitted, "We didn 't take them seriously.
The commander thinks that it would be better to turn tail for both of the armies, Union and Confederates, and train for months. He describes how men actually died in war, you have to make one Army from all the of the men, and in order to do that, he needed Joby. Joby is the heart of the army, he controls the fingers which are the soldiers. If he beats his drum slowly, the next day the soldiers will lie upon the fields, their hearts slowed. They would be brought down by enemy fire.
So, what changed in the relationship between Britain and Canada? Canada had now proved itself to be capable of operating independently. As a result of the successful offensive at Vimy Ridge, other Allied nations now saw Canada as their equal in terms of military skill. The Canadians had demonstrated immense militaristic skill at Vimy Ridge, which is a major part of foreign affairs as a country must be able to defend itself, which gave Canada grounds to argue for more power. Though Canada would not gain control of her foreign policy until the Statute of Westminster, Canada would now be able to negotiate for more power
When Leper is the first to seriously enlist in the war it comes to a shock to all of the boys at Devon: “‘I’m going to enlist in these ski troops,’… Threats to enlist that winter were always declaimed like Blinker’s, with a grinding of back teeth and a flashing of eyes; I had already heard plenty of them. But only Leper’s was serious” (66). Before Leper actually went off to war, the war seemed to be a far off and unrealistic to the boys. The idea of enlisting was never considered a reality. They had “heard plenty of” young boys flaunting their choice but they were empty threats.
The speech has us feel four emotions; anger, friendliness, inspiration, and fear. Let’s start with anger. The emotion itself is directed towards Harper. As the Prime Minister, the current state of affairs is directly related to his ideas, and thus if it is not to our liking it’s his fault. Following from this idea, Trudeau has us become angry with Harper.
Lester.B.Pearson was renowned as one of Canada 's greatest Prime Ministers. But the successes in his career overshadowed the few, but impactful failures. His title as Nobel peace prize winner and father of Canadian peacekeeping efforts acts as cover for his war motivated failures. From allowing the sale of toxic chemicals to the U.S. and allowing the testing of chemical weapons on canadian soil. To his hypocritical actions in the nuclear weapons debate.
were arrested; van Egmond died in prison, and Lount and Matthews were executed in 1838. Compared to the Patriotes Rebellion, the Upper Canada Rebellion was short, disorganized, and almost inconsequential. However, Britain could not ignore the rebellion in light of the more serious crisis in Lower Canada. Bond Head was recalled and replaced with Lord Durham, who was assigned to report on the grievances among the colonists and find a way to appease them. His report eventually led to greater autonomy in the Canadian colonies, and the union of Upper and Lower Canada into the Province of Canada in
Jones is full of rage once he realizes Lutie does not want to be with him and contemplates how he can get back at her. His vengeful self is revealed as he proceeds to try to get Bub in trouble with the law and succeeds, impacting Lutie in a way that leaves her in hysterical tears. Bub being taken away from her was her worst fear that came to life because of someone else’s hatred for her. The final characters that affected Lutie’s life were Boots Smith and Junto. Junto held the key to her success in the palm of his hand but refused to help her unless she agreed to be with him.
In the book All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque, is about a group of German schoolboys who enlist to fight in WWI. It is told by one of the characters, Paul’s, perspective. The boys don’t have anything to go back to after the war. The author is a German veteran, and talks about his experience on the front, through the book. Their teacher, who convinced them to join, said it was good fighting for your country.
But, why there is a need of such invade? There is a dire need of doing this because Canada is among the countries which are taking terrorists. Those people who have denied access to the US, Canada allows them peacefully. This raises a question of differentiation which needs to be looked carefully. It is the right time to prepare the military of US to invade Canada and win drastically.
Ishmael was mentally too far gone to have hope, and all he has left is revenge for his family. Without his family when Ishmael finally arrived in Yele where the government was, he was willing to join the army in revenge for his family. But, even with no hope Ishmael still had ties to his past life through his rap music. Until Ishmael joined the army, “as [he] was putting on [his] new army short, a soldier took [his] old pants and threw them into a blazing
1. a) Confederation was the goal of many prominent politicians during the mid 1800’s. What did they hope to achieve and why? a lot of canadian politicians wanted to get all the territories in canada and the goal was to make a country. But because of all the wars that the british french and the first nations people fighting for the land a lot of people from all sides at time people still had treated their enemies in a bad way. The canadian government wanted to create a big country because they thought that if they create a country with a lot of people they thought that they would be a powerful and a strong nation.
Was the enactment of the War Measures Act during the October Crisis Justified? When one thinks of a terrorist attack, Canada is not usually the first one to come to mind. Canada is usually regarded as a very peaceful country. But Canada was not always peaceful internally; in fact it had raging internal battles with the French wanting independence. A drastic approach some Quebeckers took happened during the October Crisis.
"Canada entered World War I as a colony and came out a nation..." (Bruce Huchison). Canada suffered many deaths and struggles from the first world war. They rushed in voluntarily, not expecting the bloodshed and the pain, in return experiencing death, pursued by a fall in economy, job loss, and a somewhat divided nation. But, despite of the clear negative effects of this war, Canada obtained its deserved autonomy. Before this conflict, Canada was nothing but a small British colony, living under the control of England, incapable to be brave and victorious.