... middle of paper ...
/John Diefenbaker (accessed March 26, 2011).
Dusen, T.V. The Chief. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Company of Canada Limited, 1968
Johnston, J. The Party is Over. Ontario: Longman Canada Limited, 1971
McMahon, P.I. Essence of Indecision. Quebec: McGill-Queens University Press, 2009
Strursberg, P. Diefenbaker: Leadership lost. Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1976
TIME, "Canada: Devaluing the Dollar." May. 11, 1962.http://www.time.com/time
/magazine/article/0,9171,939383,00.html (accessed March 26,2011).
University of Saskatoon, "Canada’s Role in During the Cuban Missile Crisis." http://www.usask.ca/diefenbaker/galleries/virtual_exhibit
/cuban_missile_crisis/index.php (accessed March 26,2011).
University of Toronto, "DIEFENBAKER, JOHN GEORGE."
(accessed March 26, 2011).
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Last Day for Old Tom The earth resurrected after a long cold winter. The snow was melting leaving the streams billowing with runoff. The finches were exchanging their ashen plumes for their auspicious honeyed pompon. Spring had finally arrived bringing with it the spring turkey hunting season. For weeks, I had been sifting through my expansive collection of turkey hunting gear, setting aside my most reliable shotgun and shells and my favorites of camouflaged attire, decoys and turkey calls. Hunting a wild turkey requires the savvy use of a turkey call that mocks a sound that will draw a turkey to the hunter.... [tags: Personal Narrative]
1234 words (3.5 pages)
- ... He cherishes Chingachgook for his value as an individual, not for a superficial multiculturalism fashionably ahead of its time. On the other hand, Hawkeye demonstrates an almost obsessive investment in his own “genuine” whiteness. Also, while Hawkeye supports interracial friendship between men, he objects to interracial sexual desire between men and women. Because of his contradictory opinions, the protagonist of The Last of the Mohicans embodies nineteenth-century America’s ambivalence about race and nature.... [tags: White people, Race, The Last of the Mohicans]
838 words (2.4 pages)
- The Last of the Mohicans as an American Romance In the 1820s, the Romantic Movement emerged in the United States as an embodiment of the American spirit after a second war with Britain. Although the Romantic Movement, or the American Renaissance, began to emerge decades after its European counterpart, elements of Romanticism can be traced to the chronicles of the first explorers who wrote about the beauty and mystery of the New World. Thematically, Romanticism is characterized by its longing for the past, and its idealization of nature.... [tags: Last of the Mohicans Essays]
1836 words (5.2 pages)
- The Last Question by Isaac Asimov Life as we know it comes and goes. Many, many years have past and the world that we are now living in has undergone several transformations. The story of "The Last Question" is about the future of civilization. It explored the technological advancements that will probably occur many years from now. But even if man had developed ways to make things "happen", a question was never answered until man and all other forms disappeared except the AC (automatic computer).... [tags: Asimov Last Question]
1987 words (5.7 pages)
- Last of the Mohicans Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757 in the third year of a war in North America over land and territory. Mostly, the war is between the English and the French, but each side has taken up Indian allies to assist them. The main story in the Last of the Mohicans is the love of an adopted Mohican, Hawk-eye, and Cora, the daughter of an English general. There are also other stories embedded in the movie, which are harder to recognize. For instance, a second love story between Hawk-eye's brother and Cora's sister.... [tags: Last Mohicans War Book Review Essays]
1128 words (3.2 pages)
- Robert Browning’s poem “My last Duchess'; is spoken from the perspective of the Duke and conveys the Dukes personality through the literary form of a dramatic monologue. It involves a fictional account of the Duke addressing an envoy from the Count to talk of details for the hopeful marriage to the Count’s daughter. The subtitle of this monologue is “Ferrara,'; which suggests an historical reference to Alfonso II, the fifth Duke of Ferrara in Italy in the mid-sixteenth century. The objective of the Duke is to attempt to sway the envoy’s opinion of himself to obtain the maximum dowry possible in pursuit of this marriage.... [tags: Robert Browning, My Last Duchess]
1215 words (3.5 pages)
- F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished final novel The Last Tycoon was begun in 1939 in Encino, California. He worked on the novel during his tenure in Hollywood and up until the day he suffered a fatal heart attack on Dec. 21, 1940. The novel was published in 1941, and included Fitzgerald’s notes concerning the unfinished text. Also, the initial volume was published with The Great Gatsby and a collection of short stories that included “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz,” “The Rich Boy,” “May Day,” “Absolution,” and “Crazy Sunday” (Adams).... [tags: Fitzgerald Last Tycoon Essays]
1160 words (3.3 pages)
- In the year 1957, Canada elected its first Prime minister without English or French root, John Diefenbaker. While growing up in the city of Toronto, because of his German name, he was often teased.  He grew up as an outcast, and so he was able to relate to the discrimination and inequality many of the minorities in Canada felt. This essay will attempt to answer the question: To what extent did Prime Minister John Diefenbaker help promote equality to the minority communities. . The minorities in this time period were the women, aboriginals, and immigrants.... [tags: canadian history, prime minister]
998 words (2.9 pages)
- Robert Browning is remembered for his mastery at capturing the essence and power of the dramatic monologue. Through symbolism, structure and technique, Browning creates the model of the ideal dramatic monologue in the poem, "My Last Duchess." "My Last Duchess" was published in 1845. "Ferrara" is the subtitle of the poem and assists in disclosing the design of the poem, a portrayal of Alfonso II, the fifth Duke of Ferrara. The historical life of Alfonso II fits intricately with the events and happenings within the poem.... [tags: Robert Browning, My Last Duchess]
1685 words (4.8 pages)
- Robert Browning is the author of "My Last Duchess" and he shows the audience how it is a dramatic monologue. In a class lecture, the professor had mentioned that the poem is set in the 15th century. During that time, it was common for a young woman to be arranged in a marriage. As the poem unfolds, the audience learns the speaker of the poem, Duke Ferrara, is talking to another male character and begins to tell the story of his previous wife. As they are standing in front of the portrait of the Duke's last wife, now dead, the Duke talks about her imperfections.... [tags: Robert Browning, My Last Duchess]
1085 words (3.1 pages)
- Intelligence Definition and Measurements
- The Existence of Super Humans
- Japanese-American Internment: The Impure Motives of Californians
- Historicism with Jean Genet's Querelle
- Psychological Effects of Television on Children’s Behavior/Learning
- "The Time Machine": An Outstanding Science Fiction Novel of the 19th Century