Essays Tagged: "Lester B. Pearson"

Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson lived from 1897-1972. He was born on April 23 1897, in NewtonbrookeOntario (now pa ... d to ensure getting herdegree by becoming engaged to her teacher. And it worked. On August 22, 1925 Lester Pearsonand Maryon Moody got married in Winnipeg. From there on they lived just outside of Tor ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Defining Moments in Canadian history.

e battle of Vimy Ridge, the formation of NATO, the creation of the Canadian flag and people such as Lester B. Pearson all assisted in defining Canada as a nation.Vimy Ridge ran almost 12km north-east ... da Web site, "Flags are symbols that identify people belonging to a group." In 1964, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson advised the House of Commons that the government wanted a distinctive national fla ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.3 Jun/2003

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

Lester B. Pearson Contributions

LESTER B. PEARSON CONTRIBUTIONS Lester B. Pearson was born on April 23, 1897 in a Toronto hos ... to support and enhance Canadian contribution to international peace, security and stability. Lester B. Pearson contributed to Canadian history with his work for the Suez Crisis of 1956. The Sue ... mmitment to the foundation of peace. As a result of many of his actions and accomplishments, Lester B. Pearson demonstrated peace to the world. Furthermore, he was an integral contributor to th ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The greatest Canadian

st CanadianWhen it comes to Canadian Prime Ministers, few accomplished so much in so little time as Lester B Pearson. During his five years in office Pearson oversaw the introduction of the Canada Pen ... or his creation of the United Nations peacekeeping force during the 1956 Suez Crisis.Through it all Lester Pearson - or "Mike" as he preferred to be called - maintained a self-effacing manner and wry ...

(6 pages) 27 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Freedom From Want

N Commission on Human Rights had no conciliation to those people.They consistently argued until the Lester B. Pearson was introducing the Canada Pension Plan and universal medicare. Then, people at th ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Formation of United Nations and Canada's Involvement.

le, fifty years ago John Humphrey was the main author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Lester Pearson helped to invent the concept of peacekeeping, winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his e ... d key positions within the United Nations System, including the Presidency of the General Assembly (Lester Pearson, in 1952-53) In January 1998, a Canadian, Louise Fréchette, was appointed the ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 Sep/2005

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

The Canadian Flag Debate

Canadian history in the modern era.In the 1963 federal election campaign, Liberal Opposition Leader Lester Pearson promised that he would give Canadians a distinct national flag during his first term ... Flag Debate," Flag Debate) The Canadian Flag Debate had taken place on June 15, 1964 Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson scheduled his plans for a new flag in the House of Commons to represent Canada ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2013

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

The UN; Canada’s Greatest Asset towards its Foreign Policies and Relations

Suez Canal which provoked France and Britain to engage in military action with their ally Israel. (LESTER PEARSON & THE SUEZ CRISIS)It was then that Lester B. Pearson suggested that Canadian sold ... was pressured by Canada to call for a cease fire until a diplomatic solution could be sought out. (LESTER PEARSON & THE SUEZ CRISIS) As a result of his actions in leading the Canadian forces to u ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The best primeministers

es to leave a long lasting impact on Canada would have had to be Robert Borden, Mackenzie King, and Lester B. Pearson for their accomplishments towards the making up of Canada's anatomy and contributi ... insurance, and lastly, he lead Canada through WWII while also facing a conscription crisis. Lastly, Lester B. Pearson contributed through bringing universal health care to all Canadians, brought the m ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government