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  • Invoke The War Measures Act
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    The war measures act On July 24, 1967, the president of France, Charles De Gaulle raised his hands into a V for Victory. Then he spoke the words that startled a nation: Vive le Quebec libre! - Long live free Quebec. These four words planted the idea of Quebec independence from Canada. During the year 1970, Quebec was in a state of war. The Front de Liberation du Quebec (FLQ), a separatist group, was terrorizing the province and assaulting its residents. Frequent letter bombings, in October 1970,...
  • Munitions Of War Act
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    How far did the Great War change people's attitudes about how big a part a government should play in peoples's lives War declared Trotsky, is the locomotive of history (Bourne, 1989, p. 191) When considering the attitude of the people towards the change governmental intervention had in their lives, one must consider a number of different aspects. The scene must firstly be set by ascertaining the mood of the people upon the outbreak of war, and this Bourne eloquently describes: The British urban ...
  • Machine That Won The War By Isaac Asimov
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    In the next couple of paragraph's, I am going to be explaining the themes of irony and conflict in the short story, The Machine That Won the War, by Isaac Asimov. The setting of The Machine That Won the War is the future of the earth, and a great war had just been won against the enemy race. Two men, Swift and Henderson, are the main characters, and are debating over who really won the war for earth. They are discussing whether or not it was the giant strategy computer known as Multivac, or the ...
  • Canada Under The War Measures Act
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    THE OCTOBER CRISIS The story of the FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) and the October Crisis has taught us not to take the first signs of terrorism lightly. The federal government and the government of Quebec acted appropriately given the situation presented by the FLQs actions. This essay will focus on three areas of importance in protecting our countrys safety during the October Crisis of 1970: the protection of high profile politicians that were in danger from the FLQ, the placement of mili...
  • Self Interest And Safety
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    The Wars Justification. Defined as the act of justifying something. To serve as an acceptable reason or excuse for our actions, based on actual or believed information. Throughout the history of not only the modern world, but certainly back to the "barest essentials of reason" our species have made decisions that have effectively shaped our world into what it is today. Or have not. The judgments made in the past may also have been relatively insignificant to a larger picture, but would still be ...
  • Stamp Act And Thetowshend Duties
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    How the Revolutionary War Begun Following the Frenchand Indian War, or otherwise known as The Seven YearsWar, Britain was in major debt as with many countries afterwar. On the other hand the Colonies were thriving fromtrade and agriculture. At the end of the war the parliament inEngland had no organized plan to reduce the enormous debtthey had bestowed upon themselves. Financing the Frenchand Indian War had almost doubled the national debt. Theparliament had stumbled into the beginning of theRev...
  • Further Proclamation By The Governor In Council
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    The War Measures Act: Canada's response to Britain's involvement in World War One, And, Control over the Canadian Domestic Realm J. Erik Le Anderson Dr. Dominique Clement October 30, 2003 History 426 I found the War Measures Act by going to the University of British Columbia Law Library and asking the librarian for help. I asked if he could help me find the act, and he proceeded to lead me to the stacks where it was located. In this report, I will examine the contents of the act- specifically th...

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