Lester B. Pearson

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  • Lester B. Pearson: Canada's Greatest Prime Minister

    Lester B. Pearson: Canada 's Greatest Prime Minister Being elected as prime minister of Canada is the greatest honour a Canadian political leader can receive. Lester Bowles Pearson was the most impactful man ever to take on the role of prime minister. Lester B. Pearson Pearson deserves this title because he defined Canada 's identity whilst creating and improving various social programs, which drastically improved the overall quality of life in Canada.(Biris ‘6’) Additionally, Pearson elegantly established Canada as a peacekeeping nation through his international relationships.(Biris ‘2’) Lester B. Pearson built Canada’s identity through the introduction of the Canadian flag, he also established the Canadian Royal Commision of Bilingualism…

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  • Lester B. Pearson Argumentative Analysis

    peacekeeping abroad is able to express the values of their country. Through the years in past recognition, Lester B. Pearson was a well-known advocator in the promotion of peace and security during the Suez Crisis in 1956. Canada’s political views were greatly dominated by Great Britain, but in the event of the Suez Crisis, Pearson allowed Canada’s views to undergo a transition that was promoting the interests of Canada and our urge to act on the international scale (Carroll, 2009). Through…

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  • Peacekeeping Definition

    This band of soldiers would be sent to war-torn countries to try to initiate a ceasefire in order to peacefully stop conflict all together. Pearson was the first Canadian to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize, causing the world to kick start a reputation that Canada it never thought it would have. Since Canada is known for its loyalty towards saving as many lives as possible, its reputation began to increase while not making any enemies in the process. The country participated in many peacekeeping…

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  • The Importance Of Canadian Peacekeeping

    in and Went to war with Egypt. When the crisis started Canadians eagerly seized the opportunity for the UN services and lead by Lester B. Pearson the first UN peacekeeping mission was done, awarding Pearson with a Nobel Prize. Canada was one of the founding members of the UN and For almost four decades between 1956 and 1992, Canada was often the single largest contributor of UN peacekeepers (www.journal.forces.gc.ca). Canada until very recently was one of the largest contributors towards…

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  • Why Is Canada A Great Prime Minister

    Have you ever wondered why Canada is so great? Or why Canada has free healthcare, social security, or unemployment insurance? Well, the answer is because our great prime ministers. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Great prime ministers that Canada has had include William Lyon Mackenzie King, Lester B Pearson, and Pierre Trudeau. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Another great prime minister of Canada is Lester B Pearson. Lester B Pearson is a politician, statesman,…

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  • How Did Lester B Pearson Impact Canada

    Lester Bowles Pearson was born in Newtonbrook, Toronto, in 1897. Pearson attended and teached at the university of Toronto. He was a pilot in world war 1 (Black, 67) and in 1952 he was president of the United Nations (Black, 67). Person was a member of parliament from 1946 to 1957 (Yasuda, 10) and was elected Prime Minister of Canada in 1963 (Yasuda, 10).Lester B Pearson made a positive lasting impact on Canada through his initiatives in peacekeeping, helping the underprivileged and bringing…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Commonwealth Air Training Plan

    although he does not release this news to the public until 1960. When people knew about the Bomarc missiles, many opposed to the idea and began protest around the country. This caused the government to reconsider their plans on using nuclear warheads. By 1963, John Diefenbaker and his government still had not made a decision about using nuclear warheads onto the Bomarc missiles even though they had already made and created the missile and it launch site. The Bomarc missile would also be…

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  • Claustrophobia In The Secret Life Of Richard Lester

    thrusts its audience into the mass hysteria of 1964 with The Beatles reaching the pinnacle of their much desired fame, little by little isolating them away from their humbling roots in Liverpool. Director, Richard Lester, shoots the opening scene with rapid precision, immediately immersing the audience through the repeated screams and cries of the band’s devoted fans, and the four members themselves at their most desperate, where a potential stumble could leave them swarmed by the seemingly…

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  • Native American Dance: Lester Horton Technique

    Lester Horton Lester Iradell Horton was born January 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Iradell and Pollyanna Horton. As a child he was interested in Native American culture, which is also what sparked his interest in dance. He studied several Native American tribes including, the Iroquois, Red River Indians, Penobscot, and Ojibway. Horton also studied ballet for two years, and took classes at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis while working for the Indianapolis Little Theatre.…

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  • How Did Lester Young Influence Jazz

    together to share in the common interests of listening to jazz. Many of the early most prominent jazz musicians, like Lester Young, were able to bring their own unique styles and improvisations to the development of jazz, to help mold it into what we hear today. Lester Young was an American jazz saxophonist who has made his mark in jazz culture by expressing his distinctive improvisations, compositions, and originality in every musical note he played which helped change the art form of jazz.…

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