Sir Wilfrid Laurier: The Canadian Prime Minister

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“These people do not understand Laurier; he has a governing mind; he wants to do things; he has plans. He will walk the great way of life with anyone of good intention who will join him.” - J. Israel Tarte to John Dafoe, July 1896. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the 7th Prime Minister of Canada is who I have chosen to do my study on. I have picked this because of my French ancestry and I would like to learn more about the influence he has had on the Canadian lifestyle. With this study I hope to learn what made him a good enough prime minister to be elected four times. The questions will be focused on will be what were his policy 's? How did he get into politics? What was life like after being Prime Minister? Sir Wilfrid Laurier was born on November 20th, 1841 in Quebec, Canada.…show more content…
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