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    history. The women, of course, had a say in this as it was hard to ignore their arguments. “Thousands of women are supporting idle, drunken husbands, and these women are deprived of the franchise, while the lords of creation strut about and control the elections, “Sam Hughes told Parliament. “ By all means give the women the vote.” The women knew what they deserved and they used their voice, but some people didn’t care, except for Sam Hughes. The Military Service Act was the catalyst of the Conscription Crisis of 1917 for all Canadian men between the ages of 20-45. Prime Minister Robert Borden introduced the Military Service Act, it allowed nurses and women in the armed services to vote during the war. On September 20, 1917 a bill passed by the Conservative government of Robert Borden during the Conscription Crisis of 1917, which was the Wartime Election Act. On December of 1917 Sir Robert Borden gave women the right to vote, women had been wanting the same rights as men and they finally had gotten it. Women were allowed to vote in federal elections, it extended the vote to women who had husbands, sons or fathers serving overseas. It was only in 1919 when all women over the age of 19 were allowed to vote. If it wasn’t for the Military Service Act women would not have the opportunity to vote at that time. Furthermore, things began to change as the years go by, society had looked at women as weak, and they did not see women to be important or worthy. In August of 1927…

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    she provide the perspectives of women, but also the different experiences of the infantry men and the officers. Borden presents two specific types of women throughout her poems. The women who sacrificed their lucidity to become nurses and the women who remained at home with a romanticized idea of war. In her poem, “The Square,” she notes, “Below my window in the high bright square a struggle is going on between the machines of war and the people of the town,” (17). Limousines meant to carry…

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    He graduated law school from University of Laval in Quebec City. Arthur was one of the finest debaters Canada had to offer. He worked at a small law firm in Manitoba. He handled minor cases such as, business, real estate transactions, and other minor criminal cases. Later on as Arthur enrolled into politics, he and a small team of government officials presented the cabinet with a proposal for a $45 million guarantee of Canadian Northern Railway bonds in return for a mortgage and a significant…

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    Unsolved Lake Bodom Murders The murder of three local teen raises a lot of havoc in a small town of Espoo, Finland. To this day we do not know who killed the three teens and left one unconcious. The fourth teen that lived does not have any remembrance of the night and can not remember seeing anyone at the scene. The lake Bodom murder is the biggest murder mystery in all of Finland. Today, people of Finland are still trying to pinpoint who exactly did it. Luckily through my research, one can say…

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    Andrew Borden Trial

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    In the small town of Fall River, Massachusetts, Abby and Andrew Borden were brutally murdered in their own home. This incident became known as the Fall River Murders. It is one of the most mysterious murder cases in American History. Through all the investigations and proceedings, no one has been able to explain who had done it or why they did it. The assassinations, investigations, and trials have been thoroughly looked at for any missing evidence of the Fall River Murders. A few days…

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    On August 4, 1892, Andrew Borden and Abby Borden were murdered -the murder weapon was believed to be an ax- in Fall River Massachusetts. However, aside from the deaths, there were no signs of disturbance in the house, as well as the murder weapon was nowhere to be found (Robertson, 1996). After investigating suspects outside of the immediate family, the attention had shifted to Lizzie Borden, the daughter of Andrew Borden, and Bridget Sullivan, the family’s domestic. However, attention soon…

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    Lizzie Borden was acquitted from the murder case of her father and step mother, this left the case an unsolved mystery for almost one hundred and twenty four years. No other suspects of this murder were ever found or at least never brought to court. This means that Lizzie Borden was the only person that anyone thought may have committed this crime. These murders took place on August 4, 1892 and Lizzie Borden was found not guilty by 1893 and fulfilled the rest of her life normally. The Lizzie…

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    Lizzie Borden Murder

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    Kathryn Allamong Jacob’s article “She Couldn’t Have Done It, Even If She Did” revolves around the murder mystery of Lizzie Borden. Lizzie Borden was an Upper-class woman who lived in the Industrial Era of the late 1800’s. Lizzie Borden was accused of Brutally murdering her father and stepmother, but was later deemed innocent on account of the jury. From the start, Jacob’s made her stance of Borden’s evident guilt very clear. The murder is centered in an era that dealt with gender discrimination.…

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    On July 19, 1860, Lizzie Borden was accused of the double murder of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Borden. I believe she was guilty of this charges for multiple reasons. She claimed that at the time of the murders she was in the barn looking for fishing equipment that they didn’t even have and wouldn’t need until next week. The idea of doing this came to her randomly for no apparent reason as she was ironing some clothes. When she was asked to get the dress she had worn the day of the murders as…

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    Lizzie Borden Murder

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    The Secrets of a Massachusetts Woman In 2015 the state of Massachusetts recorded an annual average of 100,900 murders. Out of all the murders that have happened in the state, the most infamous crime are the Borden murders. It is obvious that the vile murders were committed by Lizzie Borden yet, a weak prosecution, a lack of evidence, and the sexism of the 1800’s she got away with murder. To comprehend the reason why Lizzie killed her parents we need to study her family history. In detail,…

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