Stamp Act 1765 Essay

March 22nd, 1765. News spread like wildfire after the colonists heard that the British Parliament had issued a new tax on the American people. Initially passed on February 17th, 1765, the Stamp Tax was not given Royal Assent, or made an official law by the passing of the British Parliament, until March 22nd, 1765. The … Read more

Pierre Trudeau – Prime Minister of Canada

Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as “A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions”. He has also been identified as “A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government”. Such … Read more

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east, south, and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Nova Scotia consists primarily of a … Read more

Canadian Family Enetering 21st

Like everything else, “family” has an infinite number of definitions. One definition of family is “any group of people united by marriage, blood or adoption, constituting a single household, interacting and communicating with each other, and creating and maintaining a common culture” (Hales 14). Many contemporary sociologists have expanded this definition to include people whom … Read more