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Tuesday,january 15

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Aspects of Imperialism and Nationalism in Canadian History ( late 19 th and early 20 th centuries) Part 1-4. English- Canadian Imperialism and nationalism and the Boer war Canada’s attitudes towards the empire Overseas missionary activity by the protestant churches Imperialism and Christian expansionism Pride in the achievement of the Anglo Saxon race George r. parkin, Imperial Federation: The problem of National Unity Canadian desire to play a key role in Europe Canada’s first major military involvement o South Africa, British colonies in the Boer republics March to de aar and victory at paardeberg drift Lord strchcona horse: unconventional Canadian soldiers
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Unformatted text preview: • Defeat on bloody Sunday( feb 28, 1900) • Imperial excesses- lord Kitchener and his scorch-earth policy • End of war Implications of Imperialism • 50 Canadian women sent overseas to teach orphaned Boer children • Evolution of Canada’s new role as military nation for the empire o No longer to be a junior partner but a major player in the british empire o • New national self confidence • Heavy toll on national unity • French Canadian nationalism versus English- Canadian Nationalism Names and Terms: Pax Britannia/ PAx Christ; Theodore Roosevelt and the rough riders...
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