1010 lecture 2E - ADMS 1010 Instructor: Laura Gainer...

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Unformatted text preview: ADMS 1010 Instructor: Laura Gainer lauragainer@sympatico.ca Midterm Assignment due at the start of class October 24, 2009 Late submissions accepted at the start of October 31st class and will be assessed a 5% penalty Agenda What the heck is going on? Finish topic of ideologies Review the midterm Assignment Todays lecture on Federalism and the Quebec Succession reference. What the Heck is going on? Fall Election? The Ideological Framework of Canada Canada as a product of its roots and Geography Heredity - Founders French & English Environment - its geographic location on the continent Early Colonists brought with them: Conservatism aristocracy the Church Originally dominant in LC with the parti bleu and the chateau clique and in UC with the family compact and the Whigs Liberalism the party of the rising commercial class. In LC known as the parti rouge and the grits in UC. Democratic Som Arrived with later waves of immigrants. Developed in response to the fundamental changes in society brought about by the industrial revolution Sought to improve the conditions of the working class Early colonist brought with them The ideologies of Europe. As Canada was founded in 1867 and the 19th century was seen as the century of liberalism - liberalism played an important and early role in shaping Canada ideologically New France Settlers Feudal Strain from France Catholicism dominated excluding others through expulsion or assimilation English Speaking Immigrants Believed in Liberalism Influenced by the pre-Revolutionary United States the importance of the individual the private enterprise system the right of the individual to pursue personal interests without government intervention . Pro unionist UEL flooded into Canada post American revolution The ideological differences between Canada and the United States Canadian ideological thought is more of a conservative ideology and more collectivist than that of the United States. In the US, there is a strong belief of non- interference by government and the primacy of the individual liberties. Diffusion of Liberalism in Canada Generally stifled because the English speaking settlers wanted to adhere to the British connection and fostered a dislike toward American culture this is the origin of the serious identity crisis in Canada there has been a growth and endurance of a sot movement in Canada not present in the United States Seymour Martin Lipset concludes that Canadian values were generally based on conservatism, closer to those of Europeans than the Americans Canadians are more elitist than Americans Canada became independent through constitutional evolution the United States achieved nationhood through revolution Canada had a civilized westward expansion vs the Wild West in the US Calvanist settled US colonies vs Anglicans and Catholics in Canada Other scholars maintain that the UEL...
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1010 lecture 2E - ADMS 1010 Instructor: Laura Gainer...

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