French Canadian

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    continue to reemerge. Reoccurring themes such as French-Canadian identity, survival, nationalism, and sovereignty span a large period of history and can be applied in both a modern and historical context and are applicable to many peoples, both francophone and others, who have lived in Quebec and in other French speaking areas across Canada. The concept of French-Canadian identity is one that has been constantly evolving, and for that reason it is worthy of much closer examination. This theme is crucial for understanding how the Québécois have viewed themselves throughout history and about how their identity has transformed over time. In the beginning, French Canadians “saw…

    • 854 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    need skill of language and language is our identity. French Canadian express their identity using culture because of language, they mind has been changed because of bilingualism society and they respect identity of their own language. From this reason, own can say French language has one of the greatest symbol of identity in Quebec. French language had a major impact on the culture of Quebec. French Canadian express their identity using culture. They want their own culture and different…

    • 1292 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    ‘Vive les Boers’: French-Canadian Opposition to the Pro-Anglo Involvement in the Boer War Jessica Afonso HIS311Y Professor Bothwell 7 November 2014 Canada was no longer a colony of the British Empire when the Boer War broke out, but most English-Canadians believed it still had strong economic and social ties with the British Empire. English-Canadians felt proud to support Britain in the Boer war. This essay discourses on French-Canadian involvement in the South Africa “Boer” War and…

    • 1847 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    George-Ethienne. The confederation was a good thing because they had the right to use French or English in Parliaments. But unfortunately the bilingual was not working together in Canada since the Regulation 17 enacted. That made Quebec aware that they…

    • 1243 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Conscription is the enforced enlistment of citizens for military service. Conscription was used in both World War I and World War II creating a divide between the English and French Canadians. Majority of French Canadians did not agree with conscription in either war. They found that it would be both unnecessary and unsuccessful. In WWI many soldiers and politicians realized the war would not end quickly. People learned of the conditions in the trenches and number of casualties in Europe, which…

    • 1260 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    street, apartment or rural post office which the letters were going to. This postal code system is so effective that it is still used until today. It let letters be sent quicker and at a cheap price of 5 cents. As a matter of fact this may seem as the only social event during the 1970’s that contributed to Canada’s development, but there was a second one. The second event is the creation of Sesame Street. Before 1970 there weren’t many children shows. On April 7, 1970 the Canadian Broadcasting…

    • 1472 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    It was passed as an effort to curb French discontent towards the British in the midst of the hostilities between the Britain…

    • 1439 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Louis Riel: A Hero

    • 1668 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Magnificent, courageous, passionate, diligent, gallant, heroic are all words that define Louis Riel, and his outstanding actions that have made a very positive impact to Canada's history and the proud Métis nation! Louis Riel was a very important person that accomplished so many groundbreaking achievements in a peaceful, respectful way. There are many reasons that prove evidently that Louis Riel was a hero, some of his achievements included him and the Métis becoming the foundation to the…

    • 1668 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Was Laurier an Imperialist or a French Canadian Nationalist? What was his legacy? Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911, lawyer, journalists, and politician. Laurier was the first French Canadian Prime Minister of Canada, but he did not just support the French, he also supported the English. He Believed in equality and compromise for all. He was viewed as a French Canadian Nationalist because he did not want stronger ties with Great Britain and created the Naval…

    • 675 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Bill 101 Analysis

    • 808 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Quebec. The emphasis on the French language was determined to attain some hard goals, some of which were essentially met. Though these hard goals were met bill 101 has many qualitative implications The pathway to Bill 101 is one that started in the 60’s. During this time there was a cultural division in labour, accommodations for elites which were highly Anglophone, selling of resources to English and no governmental intervention. In response to this there was a lot of intervention from…

    • 808 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50