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    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, public servant, and a professor. He was born on April 23,1897 in Ontario. He wanted to make Canada a better country, and through his valiant efforts, he did. One of the things that he did to make him a great prime minister of Canada is that he gave Canada the title of being peacekeepers. During the Suez Crisis on October 1956, Britain and France were about to be at war with Egypt. Lester B Pearson did not want this, so he sent Canadians to be peacekeepers. This resulted in the Suez Crisis ending in a peaceful manner, and gave Canada the reputation of being peacekeepers. This earned Lester B Pearson the nobel peace prize. Another great thing that Lester B Pearson was that he implemented the great plans that will still enjoy today. He implemented the Canada pension plan, universal medicare, unified armed forces. Finally, one of the most important things that he did, every Canadian admires it, looks up to it, and respects it. Lester B Pearson gave Canada the Canadian flag. On February 15,…

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    Maple Leaf Research Paper

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    been many before it. They are the “Fleur-de-lis”, “Union Jack” and “Red Ensign”. This flags were first introduced when explores from different parts of Europe came to Canada. “Fleur-de-lis” was introduced by the French sovereignty and was the first flag to wave over Canada from 1534. This was because of Jacques Cartier. When Cartier landed Cartier claimed the new world for France, until the early 1760s, when Canada was ceded to the United Kingdom. Then came the “Union Jack”. In the early 1760s,…

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    Missouri Indian History

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    the French defeat though, with the end of the war it eventually lead to the United States acquisition of Missouri as a territory from the Louisiana Purchase. Travel to the mid-west and specifically to the area that would become Missouri was easier than most areas of the United States and many groups took advantage of this travel. One group that took advantage of this was the Germans. German immigrants began coming to the Missouri area in the eighteen forties and fifties. Unlike the immigration…

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    play. A Streetcar Named Desire, although meant to a play that anyone can relate to, also contained characters and situations from his life. In both plays, the characters are drawn from his life. This essay will discuss is the similarities between The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, which have similar characters and themes throughout them. A Streetcar Named Desire takes place in New Orleans. The characters are Blanche Dubois, Stanley Kowalski, Stella Kowalski (Blanche’s…

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    The country was divided on the subject of slavery especially in Alton where Illinois was a free state, but St. Louis, Missouri across the river, was considered a slave state. The year is 1837 and the slavery movement is well underway. Many people condone slavery because it will make their life easier. It will cost the owner a lot less to by 2 slaves at $1,500 each, (CITE THIS) than to pay for someone to work their land every year or pay for a maid to clean their house that will cost them…

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    school of Arts and Research in Chicago and the Dunham School in New York. After she disbanded her dance company in 1964, she moved on to becoming a teacher at Southern Illinois University (SIU). Darlene Roy explained that Dunham turned the time of the sensibilities of the black students on campus because there were very few African American professors or artists and residences at that point in time; Dunham gave us a sense of completeness, pride, and sense of owning some portion of that facility.…

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    Throughout history, the evolution of sports has persisted as a prominent and alluring global phenomenon in which, over the years, has developed as a cultural tradition in our daily lives. Despite the countless variety of sports that exist, all admirers share the mutual aspect of holding unified joy during practice or observation of the sport. Because of this, sports allow people to become socially consolidated in an effort to support their favorite sport’s team and celebrate the concept of…

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    Many of us have heard of the Central West End, but we do not know where it is or where it starts when entering St. Louis. Well, Central West End Starts at West of Midtown and runs down the city corridor (History of St. Louis Neighborhoods), which is a belt of, land connecting two areas together (Merriam-Webster Online). The neighborhoods are North Delmar Boulevard, South Oakland, Chouteau Avenues, West DeBaliviere, and lastly Forest Park by Vandeventer Avenue (History of St. Louis…

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    perfectly summarizes the point Tennessee Williams strove to exemplify in many of his works. Thomas Lanier Williams, better known as Tennessee Williams, was born on March 26, 1911 in Columbus Mississippi. He spent the first seven years of his life in the south, and the people, experiences, and lifestyles there greatly influenced his most famous works. Williams trained in playwriting at the University of Iowa and graduated in 1938 (Shuman 1652). In 1955, his play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof received a…

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    Journal 2 This week I was able to do a small site visit when I turned in my paperwork. Unfortunately, I was not able to see where they kept the children because my background check and other important information had not yet been processed, but I was still able to get a good idea of what volunteering at the St. Louis Crisis Nursery will be like. When I first pulled up, I was very surprised at the building the nursery was in. I was expecting a fun environment which would be filled with toys…

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