Dudley George

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  • Childhood Memories Of Ipperwash Beach

    unsettled and in disbelief. On September 4th 1995, approximately thirty members of the band, accompanied by children, stormed the land in protest. (Salomons, 2009) They originally planned a peaceful protest but what started out as an innocent practice of human rights turned into something problematic for Canada in the years to come. (Salomons, 2009) The then premier, Mike Harris, wanted the protest dealt with quickly and quietly. On September 6th 1995, the Ontario Provincial Police came onto the land during a night raid, which ended in blood spilt and tears shed. During the raid, an unarmed Ojibwa man, Dudley George, was shot dead by an OPP sniper. (Salomons, 2009) It was then know that this sacred land would never be the same again. Dudley George was the first Indigenous man to be killed in a land rights dispute in Canada since the nineteenth century. (Lindin, 2007) The death of George forced Canadians to look further into the rising issues with Aboriginal racism and inequalities in Canada. The Canadian government went under extreme scrutiny as the death was seen as an important public policy issue, focusing mainly on the relationship between Aboriginals and the police as well as conflict resolution. (Lindin, 2007) Some believed that this was an isolated incident. However it is clear to see, racism was never abolished and it will take years of continuous effort to even make a slight dent in the issue. The incident that occurred at “Camp Ipperwash” shows just how…

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  • How Did Queen Elizabeth I Never Hold Her Tongue

    “There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue” ― Elizabeth I Tudor (goodreads.com). However, Queen Elizabeth I never held her tongue when she could have a say in matters. In many ways, Queen Elizabeth was one of the very first women in the 1500s to dominate her own era. Queen Elizabeth l controlled part of the government and provided suitable leadership for her army when the Spanish Armada tried to challenge England. With her…

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  • Anne Bradstreet Femininity Analysis

    Anne Bradstreet and Femininity According to the Oxford English Dictionary, femininity can be defined as “Behaviour or qualities regarded as characteristic of a woman; feminine quality or characteristics; womanliness.” (OED) In today’s society, the concept of femininity takes on many different roles and forms. You can find women in more traditional roles such as mothers and teachers to non- traditional roles such as lawyers, doctors and construction workers. The concept of femininity can be…

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  • What Are Edna's Conflicting Beliefs Against Society

    The novel’s major conflict is Edna and her conflicting beliefs against society regarding what a woman’s role should be, and it is shown quite early in the novel. An example of such would be Edna’s defiance of Leonce’s orders and her decision to remain outside in the cold back at Grand Isle (35). Edna’s growing resistance to society, especially in this scene, demonstrates the fierce soul she possesses. Her realization of the fact that her husband does not control her seems to spark within her at…

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  • The Pilgrim Morals

    Piety, courage, and industry, were the Pilgrims’ most cherished values. They were thought such a necessity because of each values’ strong place in building a stable and prosperous community, as well as keeping a “morally” intact society, the “new Jerusalem.” But “paradise” is not to be gained without challenge and great effort against the “enemy of God” and they came in the form of hardship, privation, and fear. Bradford, Winthrop, Bradstreet, and Edwards wrote of these hardships that they and…

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  • The Flesh And The Spirit Analysis

    According to Poetry Foundation, Anne Bradstreet was born in 1612. She didn't attend school, though she was tutored by her father Bradstreet favored literature, most of her time was spent on reading. Once she was sixteen years old she married Simon Bradstreet who assisted her father, Thomas Dudley and eventually had eight children. As a young adult she wrote numerous short poems; “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” “A Letter to Her Husband, Absent Upon Public Employment,” and “The Author to Her…

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  • Mary Rowlandson

    The idea of salvation inhabits an important part of American cultural history, especially in regards to America’s Puritan heritage. The foundation of Puritan culture was religion. The Puritan philosophies that stressed the choice between a life of sin or salvation. These ideas can be seen in early American literature such as that of Anne Bradstreet’s “The Author to her book” and Johnathan Edwards’s “ Sinners in the among others. American literature eventually evolved into a secular art. Later…

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  • The Importance Of Inaugural Addresses

    ” Will believes that “the general shortening of sentences reflects, in part, a change in nature of Inaugural Addresses.” He refers to Teddy Roosevelt who called the presidency “a bully pulpit.” Later addresses have had an incentive to tell Americans how to behave with phrases such as “The only thing we have to fear…” and “Ask not…” A more popular phrase which was used by Kennedy and Nixon was “Let us…,” which according to Will means, “For Pete’s sake, pull up your socks and shape up.” The…

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  • Critical Analysis Of A Sunday On La Grande Jatte

    I had to understand why Seurat used such a difficult technique for his work. I then came upon the theory that perhaps he wanted to produce a deeper sense of life in his paintings. All things in the world are composed of millions of cells, and these cells create objects, color, and everything that practically exists. I imagine that Seurat's motive was to utilize this scientific law in his work to give an atmosphere of life, texture, and movement in the scenes that he…

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  • The Negative Effects Of The Winner-Take-All Method

    caused when a candidate loses a state that he or she should have won. This is caused when supporters of a third party decide to vote for the third party candidate instead of going with one of the two main party candidates that had similar political views. This draws votes away from that candidate, allowing the other major candidate to win. One major example of this is the Gore versus Bush election of 2000. According to Gary Bugh, in the 2000 election, Nader received around 90,000 votes in…

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