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    strike, considering it a revolt against Canada, according to Pierre Godin. After the strike disputed was settled, Rene Levesque left television to pursue a career in politics. In June 1960, Levesque enter politics as candidate of in the riding of Montréal-Laurier, where he won by small margin. Levesque recruited by the Liberal after resignation from Radio-Canada and joint Liberal party under the leadership of Jean Lesage. Leveque rallied to the Liberal slogan “It’s time for change” which foreshowed the Quiet Revolution. Levesque with inspired by the Liberal political agenda particularly the seriousness reformed purposed by the Liberal- free education, hospitalization insurance, new direction for economy, modernization of the state, and war of patronage. Levesque soon assert himself to be a key player in the famous “fireball team” which purposed was to bring the province into modern era . The team was denominated by the press as the “three Ls” which consist of the Lesage, Lapalme, and Levesque, the three leading figure in Liberal Party. Under Quebec new premier, Jean Lesage, Leveque was given two portfolios, public works and hydraulic resources. At the public works, Levesque took a plunged to attack corruption. To be precise, “he attacked the system of patronage instituted by the former government of Maurice Le Noblet Duplessis. Henceforth, all the government contracts for more than $25,000 would be rendered” . Shortly after Levesque left the public works, he become of…

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    The Quiet Revolution was a period of tremendous social and economic change in Quebec society that redefined the role of Quebec and French Canadians within the Confederation of Canada. The underlying belief in Quebec during the Quiet Revolution was that French Canadians played a subordinate role in socio-political and socio-economic matters in Canada and that reform of Quebec society was only attainable through the utilisation of Quebec to drive change. Jean Lesage, the elected Liberal Premier of…

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    Revolution or for the Quebecers, “le Revolution Tranquille”. The election that followed Duplessis’ death was no ordinary election. It would be more fitting to call it a social phenomenon, considering marked the beginning of an era that held several aspirations of hundreds of thousands of French Canadians. Specifically, they wanted greater provincial autonomy, change, and unrealistically, independence. In the election of 1960, the Liberals returned to office after an eclipse of twenty years.…

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    looked right, and considering Singapore’s year round humidity; if I was going to perspire too much in my clothes. However, when I arrived in New York, getting dressed became a breeze. I noticed that I gravitated towards a standard “uniform” consisting of a T-shirt in white, black, or grey and a pair of jeans. In addition, I also realised that one, people in New York are almost always in black, and two; that no one really cares what you wear, or how you look. My question is what caused this…

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    Denim Trends Essay

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    Imagine Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake wearing denim head to toe, thriving in a new trend at the American Music Awards. Exactly fifteen years ago these two stepped out in their bold, blue jeans. Denim trends have been altered and portrayed differently for years, yet the popularity and attraction of denim seems to always reappear. Whether celebrities or street style was the source of influence, denim continuously occurs in new and innovative ways. The most common denim trends for fall of…

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    The evolution of advertising has changed so much since the 1930’s, where clothing was marketed towards ‘everyday’ people. Looking back at the advertising from then, you can clearly tell they were marketed toward hard workers, busy house wives and active children all in one advertisement. Minimal skin was showing and typically the person in the advertisement was hosting a get together or working hard on the family farm. The most important part of advertisements in that era was about…

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    the middle of the field and finally someone decided to pass me the ball. I was running so fast looking at the soccer ball from an angle. My body was running forward and my head was turned to my left side. I was so excited and nervous at the same time because I was going to reach my goal and prove them wrong. As I was running I was able to hear my feet slamming into the muddy grass. I was about one fourth away from the goal net, but I did not expect what was about to happen. The muddy soccer ball…

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    Aw 16 Research Paper

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    As the temperates drop and nights draw in quicker, there's no denying we are transitioning out of Summer. Yet this certainly does not mean it's time to get all gloomy, fashion or otherwise. Instead, it's time to embrace the pleasures and unique colours of Autumn. Your style should combine perfectly with function as you begin to wrap up in layers, coats, and jackets. As always, following AW’16 provides an awesome insight into the fashion world. When it comes to staying stylish this Autumn…

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    The Misfits

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    Andy Warhol has said “I want to die with my blue jeans on.”(Brainyquote, n.d.). A lot of people today share Warhol’s affection for jeans. Denim is a staple of the modern wardrobe. It is comfortable, practical, and fashionable. However, jeans weren’t always common and popular. Denim has first been popularly used when designer Levi Strauss figured out a way to make denim affordable in 1936. Since then, denim has been through an interesting revolution. All kinds of people, including cowboys in…

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    Personal Narrative Essay

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    There is nothing I enjoy more in life than opening the double doors to an Urban Outfitters, Rue 21, or H&M and seeing all the clothes sitting promptly in their display cases waiting to be worn by all. I gaily skip through the aisles of the department store looking for the perfect coat, sweater, vest, cardigan, pair of jeans, or joggers to buy. When I finally come across an item that I might be interested in I wait for it to speak to me. It’s as if I am the “Clothes Whisperer”. The item says,…

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