John A Macdonald: The Old Chieftain by Donald Creighton This part of article was written by Donald Creighton talking about the Macdonald’s only concern, Nation Builder. Macdonald’s concern, in this book, was to ally with Britain which can defense the invasion of Units States: “secure and maintain its separate political existence in North America” and “Canada must belong either to the American or British system of government” (Page 165 of 165) said by Macdonald. Further, to get independent and diplomatic status from England was the ultimate point because of Macdonald’s unhappy experience-Treaty of Washington in 1871 which was British commissioners negotiating. This book also shows the reason why Canadian Pacific Railway build and suppression
John was successful at law, and by 19 he was involved in politics. In 1844 he was elected to the legislative assembly of the province of Ontario, from there on he worked hard to make sure we would have a strong government. John first apposed Confederation, but soon he was an advocate for it. John had a monumental impact on the dominion of Canada being born, and by July 1, 1867 that’s just what happened, Canada was born. John was the first Prime Minister of Canada, but in 1873 people found out John’s government accepted money from US bankers of CPR, this was called the Pacific Scandal, and it was damaging to Johns reputation and forced him to resign.
People under this type of system can discuss matters and problems thoroughly to come up with sensible decision. Weakness as democracy: The weakness of Canadian democracy is parliamentary democracy. In parliamentary democracies government is formed by the party that is receiving more votes. This works well as long that party has the majority in parliament. If the party does not have a majority it must form a coalition with weaker parties until the government gets a majority .This cause instability in the
Resulting in a financial crisis as the government and banks had failed to constrain the financial system’s creation of private credit and money. The lack of responsibility in the government and banks led to the downturn in the economy now known as the great recession. (document I) Starting in 2007 there was a noticeable increase in mortgage
Around the 1970s, governments and individuals generated a number of symbols that expressively added to the Canadian identity, and in addition, some public movements added to this sentiment as well. The cause of these public movements and creation of symbols were due to the fact that Canadians were starting to feel as if they were confronted with the challenge of defining a national identity distinct from Britain and the United States. For example, in the world of radio and television, little was exclusively Canadian, thus the government created the Canadian ensign, and in 1971 this body issued requirements for Canadian programming commonly called Can-con requirements. Furthermore, hockey, frequently labelled as Canada's national sport, was beginning to be considered as a symbol of Canadian culture and identity worldwide. Hockey events, such as the winning goal scored by the Canadian national team throughout a competition with the Russian national team in the 1970s, are what make hockey a symbolic importance.
First, tariffs worsened the Great Depression because increased taxes made it harder for people to buy products from out of country. According to document 7, the “Senate ‘Farm Bloc’ Starts battle for higher taxes”. This affected the Great Depression because when people couldn’t buy out of country products, it affected International Trade. It was getting harder for International Products to come into the US and other countries were starting to get frustrated. Tariffs wouldn’t
Canada wanted to be recognized for their war efforts, and they opposed to further fight without representing their own country, indicating that they could be independent, a step towards developing their constitution. Next, the notable war records and successes in battles such as Vimy Ridge won them recognition on the Treaty of Versailles. Prime Minister Robert Borden, in the Liberal-Conservative Handbook , ‘Equal status or Equality of Nationhood', stated, "The highest future for this Dominion lies within this Empire upon conditions of equal status." This statement by Borden foreshadowed Canada’s important role in the Paris Peace Conference and the eventual signing of the Treaty of Versailles. This was a significant milestone in Canada’s history and the signing showed the world that Canada is a new independent nation that can support and represent
Banks were making money off their mortgage loans they were selling off in synthetic CDO’s. These debts were actually worthless. When the housing market and Wall Street crashed, many lost their investments. These were meant to be safe investments but because of the actions of the banks, mortgage brokers and many other factors, millions lost everything. The Big Short Conclusion The Big Short is relevant to the content outlined in the SAG document for