Essays Tagged: "John A. Macdonald"

Canadian Confederation 1867: Canada Becomes a Nation I failed to express earlier, that I was restricted to a one-page essay for each of these history essays

tion." Among this group of exemplary politicians, Alexander T. Galt, Eaton Cartier, Charles Tupper, John Macdonald and George Brown played central roles. Through their efforts, Canada became a nation. ... Charlottetown,Prince Edward Island, to discuss the feasibility of a federal union among themselves. John A. Macdonald and George Brown, who were already promoting a general union of all British North ...

(2 pages) 120 2 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

John Alexander Macdonald: A Good Role Model?A role model can be looked up upon and imitated. Many wo ... onald: A Good Role Model?A role model can be looked up upon and imitated. Many would argue that Sir John A. Macdonald is not someone of this stature, but I have different opinions about him. By studyi ... le man is someone who deserves to be known as a good role model. Here are some reasons to why.It is John A. Macdonald's outstanding qualities that made him a upright leader. He won the hearts of peopl ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Canada's Immigration From 1852-1990

problem was getting immigrant particularly British ones tostart small farms.Over the next 30 years John A. MacDonald did little to attract new immigrants to Canada.In about 1879 a new immigration law ...

(2 pages) 73 1 2.6 Oct/1996

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

James Stanghetta Loius Riel and the Metis Struggle

Northwest became an extension of white Protestant Ontario. The "miserable half-breeds"-this was Sir John A. Macdonald, but most of the Red River Canadians shared the same sentiment-were considered mer ... he Canadain government was a real threat to the metis people a "National Committee" was set up with John Bruce as the president and Louis Riel as secretary. McDougall tried to cross into present day M ...

(8 pages) 77 0 5.0 Dec/2002

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

This essay is about the Canadian confederation in 1867. It describes all the people involved, what happened, why it happened, how it happened and so on.

was the Prime Minister at the time?The first Prime Minister was the Prime MInister at the time. Sir John A. Macdonald.Who was involved?Frederick William Haultain, Joseph Howe, David Laird, John A. Mac ... De Cosmos, and the Fathers of Confederation:New Brunswick: Edward Barron Chandler, Charles Fisher, John Hamilton Gray, John Mercer Johnson, Peter Mitchell, William Henry Steeves, Samuel Leonard Tille ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 Jan/2003

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

Quebec nationalism

ry conferences were held in several colonies. In the Province of Canada, two coalitions, one led by John A. Macdonald, the other by George-Etienne Cartier, disagreed on the nature of the new governmen ... dian nation was given the means of preserving its institutions, its laws and its own character. For John A. Macdonald, who became Prime Minister of the central government, Canada formed a Dominion hea ...

(13 pages) 225 1 2.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Political Fumble: The War Measures Act, the implications of the institution of the war measures act of 1970 by former prime minister Pierre Trudeau.

Political fallacies are a prominent aspect of the Canadian political landscape, from John A. Macdonald?s railway scandal, to the recent significant underestimation of the gun registry c ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sir John A. Macdonald.

y is the record of an encounter between character and circumstance." In the context of history, Sir John A. MacDonald, Canada's first Prime Minister, was notably successful at reacting to circumstance ... umstance through his own resilience and unique style. With his intelligence, wit, and charisma, Sir John A. MacDonald created great political success out of some very severe circumstances. Some of the ...

(8 pages) 86 1 4.5 Jul/2003

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

Influence of the American Civil War on Canadian Confederation

y." British North America declined demands. To ensure British North America kept its neutrality Sir John A MacDonald introduced a New Border Police to prevent British North America from being used as ... They turned to the government for help. The government agreed that there needed to be a change. Sir John A MacDonald was not the prime minister of Canada yet but he was on his way. John A MacDonald al ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

Louis Riel Essay (Canadian History)

l of the area. When he and his Mati people used violence it was because they had no other options. "John A MacDonald breaks the law of the time by inducing rebellion." (Sir Wilfred Laurier http://www. ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Equality With Men

effect the reforms they sought.There were actually, several attempts made from 1866 to 1884 by Sir John A. MacDonald to give women the right to vote, but all eight proposals were defeated every time ... al and individual rights.When the initial attempts were made to give women the right to vote by Sir John MacDonald, and Joseph Royal gave his speech on women's role in society, he said that if women w ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

viduals can be compared to George Washington, one of the founding fathers of the United States. Sir John Alexander Macdonald was the first prime minister and leader of Canada. He is to Canada what Was ...

(3 pages) 17 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of the Canadian Pacific Railroad If the railroad had not been built at the time that it was, the Americans instead of Canadians would have capitalized on the vaste wealth of the prairies.

its status as a "non dynamic, dead land place" (Berton, 1972, p.15). Former Prime Minister John A. Macdonald saw that in the later half of the 19th century, in order to secure control of the ... an) investment in Canadian economy today would be ridiculously large. Even if Canadians listened to John Palliser and the Grand Trunk Railroad when he recommended that the new rail lines bypass the La ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2005

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

Louis Riel Should not have been Hung: Agree or Disagree?

ed years ago, justice wasn't always served. Louis Riel was just one of the many back in the days of John A Macdonald who was discriminated against and treated without respect. He was a Canadian politi ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hon. George Brown: The Significant Figure in the Creation of the Great Coalition

rty members: Alexander Galt, the independent; George-Étienne Cartier, the Bleus' leader; Sir John A. Macdonald, the Conservative leader; and George Brown, the leader of the Clear Grits. Had the ... oke. Cartier and Galt, two of the three dominant figures in Parliament, signed the report; however, John A. Macdonald was still suspicious about the creation of the Confederation. On June 17th, howeve ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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


litical system. The Canadian Government, under the leadership of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John Alexander MacDonald, realized the need for a railway when a series of rebellions occurred. Over ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Oct/2001

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

How Indians Became Eskimos

idered Indians. Another piece of evidence was a letter written in 1879 by Hector L. Langevin to Sir John A. Macdonald in regards to the food shortage amongst the Quebec natives. They concluded that in ...

(3 pages) 627 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Government and Political System of Canada

majority of Quebec's seats. But in the 1880s the government of the Conservatives' first leader, Sir John A. Macdonald, began to lose the support of Quebec's predominantly French-speaking Catholic popu ... onse to failures at conciliation. The development of western Canadian agriculture, initiated by Sir John A. Macdonald, who held office for all but five years from 1867 to 1891, and successfully pursue ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.3 Dec/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions