• Canada
    when five Alberta women, known today as the famous five took on the Supreme Court of Canada, asking if the word "persons" in section 24 of the British North American Act included women. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the word "persons" did not include women. This meant women were not considered...
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  • Describing Canada
    Canada: The Defining Moments of a Nation A defining moment is the point at which, a situation is clearly seen to undergo a change. Canada, as a growing nation, has encountered many defining moments throughout it's history. During the twentieth century women of Canada have undergone numerous moments...
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  • The Progression of Women’s Rights from the Early 20th Century
    citizens. One of the major issues was rights of women who were looked upon as inferior to men in the society. After years of hard work and fighting for equality women gained their rights to independence. In Canada, it was accomplished through three women-based associations which I found convincing to...
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  • Canadian Women World Was One
    Hightlight important roles the women played in Canada during world war one. 3. Mention women right’s movement, and how it began after the war. 4. Define terminology 5. State thesis statement 6. Thesis Statement : Women’s role in WW1 made the women right’s movement happen. 2. Body Paragraphs ...
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  • Women's Rights in Canadian History
    Women’s Rights to Equality in Canada Every woman has the right to moral, legal and political choice. As we look to the past, women fought for the right to be treated the same as men and fundamentally to have the same rights as men. Prior to the turn of the century, women had little to no rights. World...
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  • Positive Influence of Hippies on Canadian Society in the 1960s.
    support them. [1] The protests against Vietnam war originally came from America, however from this picture you can see how active Canada was as well. The hippies of Canada tried to voice their opinions with slogans such as “U.S. Troops get out of Vietnam.” [2] This was a positive impact on Canadian society...
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  • The Pride of Being a Woman
    Before WW1 in Canada, women were discriminated against, and were not considered being “persons.” However during the war while men were off fighting, women were given the opportunity to occupy many jobs, at which they found their sense of independence and pride. After WW1, women realized that they...
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  • Abortion Decriminalization: Why Legislation Should Not Change
    Abortion Decriminalization: Why legislation should not change For many years, women have been fighting for their rights. One vice that has been controversial for many years and is still prevalent today, is abortion. Abortion can be defined as the termination of pregnancy by the removal from the uterus...
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  • Women's Rights
    Women Rights No Rights? Are You Kidding Me? In the early 1900s, women barely had any kind of rights. There were many laws that prevented us from doing anything. For one thing, women were EXPECTED to stay at home and take care of the cooking and cleaning. Women were also considered as the “property”...
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  • The Beginning of the Women’s Movement in the 1900s.
    century, women had virtually no rights and a very minimal role in society. Despite the protests of the suffragettes, women did not have the right to vote and were still subject to unhappy marriages and limited types of employment. However, the women’s movement took off in the early 1900s. This movement was...
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  • Feminism and Women's Rights in North America
    Over the past century women have made huge accomplishments in the fight for equal rights. Over the past one hundred years woman have won the right to vote, the right to work and they have shattered the stereo-type that women must be ‘baby producing house keepers’. However, even with the success of the...
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  • Womens Rights
    Freedom And Rights Assignment Women’s Rights Biography Of Key Players In Canadian Women’s History Women fought for years to win their rights to be equals, all doing their part, but there were key players who pitched in more then others. 3 of the key players...
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  • Charter of Rights and Freedom
    The Charter of Rights and Freedom and its Affect on Canada The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a bill of rights granted constitutional status that was introduced in the Constitution Act of 1982 by Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. The Constitution Act is also known as the repatriation of the...
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  • Grade 10 History Notes
    treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919. * Was signed by Britain, France, Italy and Germany. * The terms essentially blamed Germany for the war * Canada earned more independence | * Germany lost Resources, land, population, and income. * This led to the rise of Hitler, and led to world war two...
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  • A Social Constructivist Approach on the Heterosexual Matrix and Gender Stereotypes
    white men are still viewed as superior to all groups of people, especially when compared to members of the GLBTTIQQ2S, and ethnically diverse groups of women. Gender stereotypes branch from mutually accepted views on sexuality that are taught and practiced from the moment a baby is born, through childhood...
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  • Aboriginal Womens Rights
    Essay Assignment Our Right to Equality The year of 1985 was a significant year to the Aboriginal community and more specifically Indian women. The Indian Act of 1876 had been amended in order to eliminate a registration status system that was based upon sexually discriminatory rules. An Act to Amend...
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  • Emily Murphy
    true." ~Emily Murphy Emily Murphy is heralded as being one of Canada's greatest women who helped further the Canadian feminist movement in the nineteenth century. She is most famous for her court battle to have women declared "persons" under the British North American Act. Some of her achievements...
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  • Abortion: Fragmenting The Face of Society
    includes two viewpoints- Pro Life: a movement that is based on government intervention in the protection of an unborn fetus to preserve human life regardless of the fetus holder’s decisions; Pro Choice: the opposing movement that holds central meaning that women have unlimited autonomy for their own...
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  • Britian Enacting Reform
    the population had the right to elect the members of the House of Commons. * Voting was limited to men who owned a substantial amount of land. Women could not vote at all. * The upper class ran the government. The first group to demand a greater voice in politics was the wealthy middle class...
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  • Argument and Persuassion
    Today’s Women’s Opportunities vs. Women Twenty Years Ago 03 December 2010 Today’s Women’s Opportunities and Women Twenty Years Ago Women are still exposed to many biases and inequalities from years ago, up to today. Nevertheless, in today’s society, women are getting more opportunities in...
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