Louis St. Laurent

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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, 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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  • Jesse Owens's Influence On Sports And Politics

    of the increase of leisure time and demand for entertainment, sports rapidly became a part of mainstream life and politics. By 1930, sports had drawn a within itself an ability to draw large crowds of not just spectators but followers, enthusiasts, and commentators. This led nations to understand that sports have such a strong cultural appeal and understand when Penelope Kissoudi said “sport is capable of bringing together a large number of people and that increasingly it has played an…

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  • Crack Gardens: A Case Study

    (Gardens) Saint Louis is home to “about 10,000 parcels of vacant land that have come to public ownership involuntarily through tax foreclosure”(Land). A majority of these vacant properties are in low-income neighborhoods, the residents of which, live at least a half mile (often more) away from a grocery store with fresh produce. Saint Louis as a result, is barren, as outlined by the graph provided by the USDA Economic Research Service (pictured right). This type of barrenness is defined by the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Visit To A Holocaust Museum

    For my site visit, I visited the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. It is located at 12 Millstone Campus Drive in St. Louis, Missouri. I am extremely happy that I was able to do this visit here. I have always been very interested in the Holocaust and am always open to learning more about it. By doing the site visit here I was able to better understand the background information and what all goes into preparing a museum for visitors to come visit. I learned a lot and while I was there, the…

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  • Missouri State Prison Report

    The inmates were cruel to each other and hated the guards. There were lots of different people there for many different reasons. There were even famous criminals there. In 1954 there was a riot that broke out and was chaos. There were people that escaped from here. There is a lot of history that happened here. They killed inmates here. The Missouri State Penitentiary would of been a nightmare of a place to be. Everyone there wanted to hurt you or kill you. This was the place the really bad…

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  • Favazza's Case Study

    those guilty McDonald’s trips? Favazza’s, on the corner of Southwest and Marconi, is a very classy, well managed restaurant that is sure to make all of their customers leave happy. Favazza’s is a well-known restaurant to those familiar with “The Hill”. It’s a family place, run by a family business. The very first Favazza’s was in Downtown St. Louis, owned by the father of the current owners of Favazza’s on the Hill, Tony and John. Tony and John Favazza have been in the restaurant business their…

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  • Reflection On St. Louis Crisis Nursery

    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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  • Katherine Dunham: African American Culture

    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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  • The Glass Menagerie And A Streetcar Named Desire Analysis

    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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  • Ice Hockey Research Paper

    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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