Today, Canada is seen as a multicultural and peaceful nation that has evolved over the course of history. This great nation would never have been possible without the impact that former Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson left on this country. His achievements and insights profoundly affected and shaped Canada’s nation. First, peacekeeping is an important part of Canada’s heritage and a reflection of its fundamental beliefs that Pearson implemented after dealing with world changing situations and winning a Nobel Prize. Also, his contributions as a liberal leader as well as the flaws and controversy with Diefenbaker did in fact define this country. Lastly, Pearson created the Canadian identity by unveiling the new flag, bringing equality with
The need for human interaction is universal. One way to fulfil this concept is through the action of communication. Throughout the constant developments in history, many desire to establish a unqiue nation that defines their culture. There are many significante factors that contribute to one 's nation 's identity. Through an authority figure, many were able to have a voice in the decisions about their country. This atmosphere of news ideas and voices cherished an expansion in an unique Canadian identity. Canada is a country of duel languages, multiculurlism, and impartiality but it was through the efforts of one man that allowed these components.
Canada has had several things that have made it a good country to live in. In the first half of the twentieth century, Canada fought in many battles during the World Wars that had a positive impact on the world. On top of that, there are many Canadians that made notable changes in Canada and the rest of the world. Lastly, Canadians have created technologies that are very important to the way we live today. After looking at these factors, it can be said that Canada is a country that its citizens should be proud of.
There are countless leaders that changed Canada’s history in both good and bad ways. Some leaders and prime ministers are forgotten as history proceeds. Many tried shaping Canada’s history and changing its reputation. Canada had great leaders that made tremendous benefits to improve their country. However, a very kind man named Richard Bennett became a prime minister in the worse of Canada’s economics situation. Bennett was an interesting man to talk about and to study. Despite his reputation, I think that he should have more credit to what he did because he was the Prime Minister during the Great Depression.
Emily Murphy once said, “I believe that never was a country better adapted to produce a great race of women than this Canada of ours, nor a race of women better adapted to make a great country.” Emily Murphy was born March 14, 1868 and died October 27, 1933. She grew up in a prominent legal family, where her uncle was a senator, her brother a lawyer, and her other uncle and brother members of the Supreme Court. Ogle R. Gorwan, Murphy’s maternal grandfather, founded the first Orange Order in Canada. Most likely, she was influenced by her family to pursue a career dealing with politics and law. Murphy became a journalist, writer, magistrate, political and legal reformer, and women suffragist.
Canada is now known to be a diverse, multicultural, bilingual and inclusive nation largely as a result of his work. Pierre Elliott Trudeau also believed in an equal Canada for all, he is primarily the one to introduce rights and freedoms to the citizens of Canada. While some view Pierre Trudeau as impulsive, for enforcing the War Measures Act, Trudeau enacted this for the protection of Canadian citizens against radical extremist and his actions were more rational than impulsive for the situation that had suddenly occurred. Pierre Trudeau was one of Canada’s greatest Prime Minister’s, who’s impact fundamentally changed the course of the nation by introducing multiculturalism, for introducing the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and for paradoxically upholding democracy by strong action during the October Crisis.
Even though she had to encounter sexism, she helped women’s future of today - The National Council of Women helped changed women’s lives for the better, helping women across Canada gain equality, socially and politically - When women in Canada were given the right to vote whilst a male family member was at war, I believe this is what had began expanding women’s equality - I think that all women should have been given the right to vote during the federal election. Since women were fighting for equality, all women should have been treated
William Lyon Mackenzie King, a man of glory, forever changed Canada’s constitution during the tumultuous nineteenth century and resolved all difficulties Canada faced on its way to becoming a strong, independent, and autonomous nation. His contributions and sanctions targeted all factors at the time and had interrelated effects on the construction of Canada. Unlike other Canadian politicians, King handled every crisis with thorough planning and achieved promising outcomes from unsolvable problems. It is without a doubt that King was the most influential figure in Canada’s development. His role in the autonomy, economic development, and social stability stands as solid evidence of the pioneering impacts he had on Canada’s advancement.
In Canadian history, many people made significant contributions to the Canadian society. June Callwood was one of the countless people that contributed to Canada’s social welfare. Tuesday on June 2 is known as June Callwood Day because to visualize a better world which June Callwood hoped to achieve. June Callwood made a very significant contribution to the Canadian social welfare because she was the founding member of many organizations, did a lot of advocacy work and helped people by taking many risks for a numerous good causes for the well being of the Canadian society.
Overall Canada's Autonomy was improved socially, economically and politically as Canada become more and more independent and equal to the British Empire. Canada grew Politically as they made decisions for itself and did not rely on Britain to approve of the decisions. Canada grew socially as they created their own broadcasting channel where Canadian artists, singers, and entertainers could be heard. Finally economically where Canada became heavily involved in trade with the United States and broke trade with Britain meaning more resources manufactured and send without tax. The late 20s’ and 30s’ were not only a building place for Canada as a whole but a start for independence freedom and equality for Canada and its citizens.
She was influential in the women's suffrage movement. She was the first woman elected to Congress. She was the only Member of Congress to vote against the United State participation in both World War I and World War II. She is Jeannette Rankin and her life was one filled with social change and achievements of extraordinary proportion. Jeannette Rankin played a vital role in Montana’s history and women’s equality in America.
In conclusion, Tommy Douglas is a greatest Canadian because he devoted himself into creating a promising future for Canada. He spared no efforts to improve the living standard for people. During Douglas’s life, he fought for his citizens’ welfare as well as pushed forward some effective social reform which impacted greatly. It is obvious that many policies nowadays can be found a source form Douglas.
“Let us be French, let us be english, but most importantly let us be Canadian.” This is a quote by John A. Macdonald from about 150 years ago and he was the first Prime Minister of Canada and had a political career which spanned for almost half a century. He also set a legacy that keeps our country together and united. One of the major events that happened that I will discuss is responsible government because it was a big part of history, was important to the people and it was an executive or Cabinet that would be dependent on the support of an elected assembly. But even before responsible government was created there was a lot of conflict between the British and the French which led to a few important events.
The events in American history have also affected Canada from a political perspective, which lead to the Democracy that is present today. Another way the U.S. has affected Canada is from a military perspective because Americans are quick to jump to war and Canada has had to help control them which lead to them being peacekeepers. The United States helped mold the Canadian identity by being both a threat and support to the nation; this will continue into the 21st century but Canada will keep it’s unique identity. A country 's culture can be seen as interchangeable with identity; in Canada there is evidence of American culture everywhere.
Nellie spent most of her life as a wife, mother, teacher, lecturer, legislator and writer. Her dream was to become a teacher like her sister named Hannah, teaching was very limited to women… Nellie earned a teaching certificate at the age of sixteen and taught until she got married in 1896. Nellie struggled with her husband as he was a druggy and had to raise five children at the same time. Nellie McClung’s greatest achievements were women’s suffrage movement, temperance movement, and later the Person’s Case with assitance from the “Famous Five.