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    During the height of the British Empire—a time of exploration, discovery and colonization—lower class citizens of Great Britain were suffering under the weight of upper-class oppression. Many of these farmers, braziers, blacksmiths and etcetera passed the long arduous hours of manual labor by daydreaming of freedom, adventure, excitement and most of all landownership in the New World. The class system of eighteenth century England was rigid and restrictive to upward mobility; whereas, the New World

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    neighbour on the north is the North West Territories, and on the south it borders with the United States. Saskatchewan is rectangular in shape--it is the only Canadian province none of whose borders was determined by the landform feature like river or mountain range. The province is located in the Central Standard Time and doesn't switch on Daylight Saving Time in summer. The population of Saskatchewan is around one million people with the area of 651 900 km2. Physical and Natural DescriptionGeologic History--Land

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    Metis' Struggle for Self Identification

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    University Press, 1987) 5)     Lussier, Antoine S. The Other Natives, (Winnipeg: Manitoba Metis Federation Press, 300-275 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2B3, 1975) 6)     MacEWAN, Grant. Metis Makers Of History, Saskatoon: Western Prarie Books, Saskatchewan, 1981) 7)     Maguet, Elizabeth. Hold High Your Heads, (Winnipeg: Pemican Publications, 412 McGregor St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1992) 8)     Sealey Bruce D. The Metis: Canada’s Forgotten People, (Winnipeg: Manitoba Metis Federation Press

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    Tommy Pearson

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    political career. He ran unsuccessfully for provincial candidate of the Farmer-Labour party of Saskatchewan. The next year, he won as the CCF candidate for the federal constituency of Weyburn. By 1941, he was selected as the provincial leader of the Saskatchewan Provincial party in George Williams absence, who hd gone overseas to follow the war. He later resigned his federal position to lead the Saskatchewan CCF, and won the election with 47 seats of 53. During his five terms as premier, Douglas introduced

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    The Life and Political Achievements of Sir Wilfrid Laurier of Canada Laurier gained great achievement over his political years because he represented Canada as a whole. His family first came to Canada dating back to the time of New France and the early Montreal years. Laurier's father, a government surveyor and a genial, settled down in Canada and got married to Marcelle Martineau. Wildfrid was their first child who was born on November 20, 1841. Seven years later a tragedy struck the

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    Tommy Douglas

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    Tommy Douglas is one of the most successful politicians Canadians have ever seen. He implemented many social policies and programs in Saskatchewan that were later adopted throughout Canada. Most of his programs continue today and are an integral part of Canadian society. His greatest achievement was his implementation of Medicare in Saskatchewan. Douglas never intended to be a politician but his concern for people drove him to be one. Thomas Douglas was born in Falkirk, Scotland on

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    In his book titled "The Dakota of the Canadian Northwest Lessons for Survival", Peter Douglas Elias explores the history of the Dakota (Sioux) people from the position of the Dakota people themselves. Based on many documentary sources and the expertise of Robert Goodvoice, a tribal historian of the M'dewakontonwon and Wahpetonwon Dakota, Elias is able to provide a sound and valid argument for the Dakota's entitlement to aboriginal and diplomatic rights in Canada. Elias not only manages to successfully

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    The fur trade was an expanding event. It traveled from coast to coast as Canada was established. As the Europeans arrived they noticed that the first nations had stuff that they wanted such as beaver skins. They started noticing that different colonies had different goods and expanded northerly and westerly to places with more colonies and more goods to trade. They traded with the first nations until Canada became a country and made a currency. Wood, grains, and bison are all reasons that the Europeans

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    Poverty in Saskatchewan

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    The Conference Board of Canada has predicted that Saskatchewan will lead the country in economic growth in 2012. According to a February 2012 news release by the Saskatchewan Government Saskatchewan is currently “posting the strongest economic growth in Canada - a gain of 3.9 per cent in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP)”. (add citation)Although our province is experiencing strong economic growth, many people in Saskatchewan are not benefiting from the economic boom. According to the Canadian Council

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    In the article titled “The Manitoba Land Question, 1870-1882” Sprague argues that the federal government was largely responsible for failing to properly address Metis Land claims. Sprague believes the Canadian government purposefully mismanaged and controlled Metis land organization to further its agenda. He also argues that the Canadian government did not hold up its constitutional obligation as per the Manitoba Act. Lastly Sprague suggests that newly introduced laws opened doors for settlers and

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