Analysis of the Article “Front de Liberation du Quebec”

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The beginning:
Analysis of the Article "Front de Liberation du Quebec"
Historical Background
Also commonly known as the FLQ, the Front de Liberation du Quebec was founded on left-wing nationalist and socialist principles and was active in the period between 1963 and 1970. The movement was motivated out of the considerable economic and socio-political change that Quebec was undergoing at the time. Yet the Liberals were the instigator for what was considered the end of Anglo supremacy in the Quebec economy, ending the domination of the Conservative government which in effect resulted in the decline of the Roman Catholic Church’s influences and the nationalization of hydro-electric companies. Widely regarded as a terrorist organization, there were involved...
The end:
.....by itself and for itself; a society open to the world” that is a democratic society. And as such, in a democratic society, one does not utilize paramilitary force, one gets involved with their political party, organize peaceful protests for social change, utilize the judiciary, make your concerns known to the legislature, vote, or any other countless of tools afforded to the citizens of a democratic government. Ultimately, the Manifesto portrays the FLQ as a group of whining adolescents, the kids in the short bus, who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. The kids that pick on the rich kids because they want their cool toys.
Work Cited
“Manifesto of the FLQ” (1970) Front de liberation du Quebec (Claude Belanger, trans.). “FLQ Manifesto,”