Essays Tagged: "french canadians"

Should Quebec become a "distinct society" in Canada?

it is the first step of separation of Quebec. In our past history Britain may have disrespected the French Canadians by sending the protesters to Louisiana's wilderness and ignore their basic needs an ... ic needs and concerns in the mid 1700's. But the British government signed the Quebec Act and added French as another official language of Canada. The Canadians tries to satisfy the French Canadians. ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

this essay will talk about the conscription crisis that happened in 1917.

ce. Of course, immigrants did not go because they had come from countries that were in war.Besides, French Canadians did not want to go to war, because Britain was demanding Canada to send more men. I ... a to send more men. In addition, Canada was following Britain in any war it would enter; therefore, French Canadians said that Canada would be against the whole world because of Britain. Furthermore, ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Cheap Labour

s and is still occurring in the 90's. I will be discussing the different working mentalities betweenFrench Canadians and immigrants coming from various parts of the world. I will compare 'Voiceless Pe ... one, and White Niggers of America by Pierre Vallieres. White Niggers emphasizes on the mentality of French Canadian working class and Voiceless People emphasizes on immigrant's mentality towards worki ...

(5 pages) 93 2 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Canada's Immigration From 1852-1990

any of these were beinglost to the United states. This meant that the province of Canada was mostly French Canadians,this began the immigration promotion program in 1850s. In the 1840s the main proble ...

(2 pages) 73 1 2.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

"The Jade Peony"

is "bare survival in the face of 'hostile' elements"(Atwood, "The Victim Theory" 77) Hence, for the French Canadians after the English took over, "it became cultural survival, hanging on as people, re ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Quebec nationalism

A minority in Canada and North America, French Canadians have always feared integration. The perspective and the fear manifest itself in a v ... d is what underlies the strategy of separatists and the perspective of Quebecers.The perspective of French Canadians lies in two factors. The first being the French language and its preservation. The ... lies in two factors. The first being the French language and its preservation. The second being the French Canadian culture and its protection. This paper specifically outlines the evolution of Quebec ...

(13 pages) 225 1 2.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Trudeau's Efforts at Achieving Canadian Unity (East/West, French/English)

idea of national unity has been challenged numerous times, mainly by conflicts between English and French Canadians. In the past half-century, however, the issue of Western alienation from federal po ... aguing our country today. Although its efforts at reconciling the conflicts between the English and French, and the West and the East were made in good faith, many of those efforts ended up backfiring ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Night We Stole the Mounties Car.

ts as if he is too good even to say his name. Max explains how United Church members think that the French-Canadians and Ukrainians are trying to put them and their ways to an end. They brought this a ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Tensions between the French and English speaking Canadians.

Tensions between the French and English speaking Canadians has been a topic issue for quite some time now. Throughout the ... issue for quite some time now. Throughout the years it has been questioned as to wether or not the French and English speaking Canadians have the potential ability to be together as a nation. Various ... ablish what the people of Canada feel about this situation. However, the history of the English and French speaking Canadians prove that Canada is an impossible nation. Foreign Policies, such as the N ...

(6 pages) 84 1 2.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Thoughout the 20th century, relations between French Canadians, and English Canadian's had an negative impact on Canada

Throughout the 20th century, the relations between the French and the English in Canada had a significant negative impact on Canadian history. The defining ... in Canada had a significant negative impact on Canadian history. The defining moments that changed French-English relations in Canada were the WWI conscription crisis, the creation and the governing ... Revolution in the 1960s.The WWI conscription crisis considerably weakened the relations between the French and the English in Canada during WWI. By 1917, the casualty rates at the front in France and ...

(6 pages) 92 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

W. Laurier

live, which would make all Canadians happy. His compromises were a good thing for the country. The French-English Relations, the Boer war and The Naval Issue were some of the example, which proved th ... merica Act of 1867 guaranteed the right to denominational schools in all provinces; this meant that French Canadians could send their children to catholic schools where the language of instruction wou ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Account of the Salem Witch Trials By: Tan Ly

alleged witches. To make matters worse, New England towns were under attack by Native Americans and French Canadians.Salem Village faced daily challenges closer to home as well. Most families had to s ...

(14 pages) 61 0 1.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Canadian History Specifically Quebec. Official Languages Act = title

of 1969, officially recognized Canada as a bilingual country. Although it is acknowledged that the French and English languages hold equal status, bilingualism is often resented. This is because it t ... because it tends to be viewed by English speaking Canadians as special status treatment to appease French-Canadians who sought greater autonomy once.The 1960's were filled with political unrest as Qu ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pierre Elliot Trudeau: Great Canadian Prime Minister?

a bilingual country. Yet, Canada, a multicultural nation, was not always bilingual. In the 1960's, French-Canadians were afraid of the effect of the inflow of English-Canadian culture. Maurice Duples ... vernment passed the Official Languages Act in 1969. This gave all Canadians the right to speak both French and English throughout Canada.Having a role model or being influenced by another individual o ...

(6 pages) 59 1 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Essay: Canadian Independence & Foreign Policy

hat Canada had no conflict of interests in. His concern did not come as a surprise, for English and French Canadians had had opposite views on certain issues for more than one occasion. From the Engli ... in as well as an opportunity to demonstrate their gratitude for all Britain had done for them . The French Canadians' perspective, however, find absolutely no need to contribute troops and fight in a ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Nez Perce: A History

Idaho, were first contacted by Lewis and Clark in 1805 and were later given the name "Nez Perce" by French Canadian fur trappers who entered the area in the 1812. According to Haines 1955, there are t ... de by passing the extended index finger of the right hand from right to left close to the nose. The French Canadians assumed this sign meant a pierced nose, when in reality the sign signifies a person ...

(9 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gaga

we are struggling to pay off. Trudeau danced behind the queen of England, enraged and offended the French Canadians, signed meaningless treaties with the Native Americans, and doing so, he made a moc ... their language and want to be known as a unique society. Trudeau felt that the best way to make the French Canadians feel more a part of Canada was to create the Official languages act, where there wo ...

(5 pages) 394 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Conscription In Canada

da Conscription made a significant change in the relationship between English Canadians and French Canadians. Their perspective and beliefs with this issue were in complete contrast. Because o ... this, Borden made a decision "“ conscription.English Canadians agreed with this decision, but French Canadians were strongly against it. The English Canadians felt that they should be out there ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

World War One Conscription

ed in. However, the most valid argument is that conscription did not prove to be a useful idea.With French Canadians and English Canadians already in a feud, conscription simply heightened the barrier ... glish Canadians already in a feud, conscription simply heightened the barrier between them. Forcing French Canadians to fight a war for an empire they felt they owed nothing to, simply placed them one ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Rocket

The Rocket 5Running Head: FRENCH CANADIAN DISCRIMINATIONThe Rocket: A Film Review Depicting a Theme of French Canadian Discrim ... hat uses sports to highlight historical bigotry. The movie highlights the discrimination that faced French Canadians at the time of Richard's hockey career. This caused Richard to be torn between his ... the pressure to give voice to an emerging nationalism. The movie depicts the sociological theme of French Canadian discrimination demonstrated by the language barrier, racial harassments, and physica ...

(5 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis