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    The first Canadian unit committed to battle in the Great War. The Great War was also called as World War 1. Nine million people died on the battle field in the war. The Canadian light infantry were made by an idea of Andrew Hamilton Gault, and Lieutenant Colonel Francis Farquhar. Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry was involved in five major battles. On the 10th of August of 1914 was made. Canada was alliance with the British Empire, Serbia, Russia, and France against the German and Austro-Hungarian empires during the Great War. In the war 60,000 Canadian’s lost their lives during the battle and the war. Canada had a lot of solders that went to battle in the Great…

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    skin. Inequalities have existed in Canada persistently and still exist today. Major examples of inequalities in Canadian history is the treatment of First Nations people and the treatment of Chinese-Canadians. These are only a couple of the millions of examples of discrimination in Canada. Unfortunately, Canadians have not always been the kind and accepting people that others view us as. Canadians have a dark past that we should all be personally ashamed and humiliated of. First Nations people…

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    Immigrate To Canada

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    the few people who were able to immigrate to Canada very difficult. Within this broad group of immigrants, let’s focus on Asian immigrants, specifically Chinese immigrants as they played a significant role in Canadian history in the period of 1914-1929. There were many examples of how immigrants of Chinese descent were excluded from society in this time period. One way that they were excluded and relegated to a dark sector of society was the Chinese head tax. Up until 1923, the Chinese head tax…

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    The cultural differences from one country to another can be shocking, especially when you lived in a century that didn’t have the technology to that provide you with the inform you about the customs other countries in the world. Perhaps that’s why the author“ Relations or Rather a True Account of the Island of England” was very shocked with the differences in the english culture. “A relation or rather a True Account of the Island of England” is a report giving an overview of England by a…

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    During Wah’s narration of the events of Diamond Grill, Wah himself experiences segregation both during his time in school and as an adult. Stanley’s literary work “Contesting White Supremacy: School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians,” provides an essential context that explains the different fashions in which Chinese-Canadian students are treated by their fellow students and teachers. Stanley references a specific event during the July of 1922, which involved a pair…

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    discussed in class – including the recent reading on aboriginals and their national identity in Canada. Canada’s immigration plans have been one of the main topics discussed throughout 2015. The federal government has arranged to bring in over 20,000 refugees from Syria within the next few months while also contributing an added $100 million to aid the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in efforts to help the Syrian refugees meet their daily needs (Fitz-Morris, 2015). However,…

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    Vimy

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    Among the battlegrounds Canadian soldiers have toiled and fought, Vimy is aptly the location of Canada’s largest war memorial, symbolic of the selfless exploits of Canadian soldiers. The Battle of Vimy Ridge awakened nationalism and pushed the country out of Britain’s shadow, while other battles such as those of Passchendaele and Somme were counterproductive, leading to fruitless sacrifices that deflated Canadian morale and a costly stalemate that created internal and external rifts for Canada,…

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    year of high school, students of Ontario should only be educated on Canadian literature within English courses. Even though other writers from all cultures provide excellent teaching tools to assist with the provinces educational curriculum, the focus should be related to Canadian literature and it’s writers. As a matter of fact, the direr need for students to become accustomed with the literacy of Canada is greatly important. In all honesty, three reasons are; requiring to concentrate upon…

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    Vimy Ridge History Essay

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    Vimy Ridge is an escarpment and it was where the battle occurred. Canadian Corps had to take control of the high ground to get an advantage but it was already held down by the German Sixth Army. This proved to be a difficult task and Canadian Corps underwent weeks of training to prepare for this battle. Victory was highly dependent on the heavy artillery fire so they could use it as cover. In the end, Canada came out on top but many people died and to this day, many of the soldiers still don’t…

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    In exploring such a poignant topic as exile, one must first examine the group of people most likely to be subjected to exile. Often, this group tends to be the socially observed “other.” What an other is can change drastically depending on who is defining it, and to whom they’re assigning the term. As we’ve seen in both Book of Salt by Monique Truong, and Exile According to Julia by Gisele Pineau, the characters Bihn and Man Ya represent comparable, but fundamentally different ideas of the other…

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