Being Canadian in the Twenty First Century


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Essay #: 061506
Total text length is 6,532 characters (approximately 4.5 pages).

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The beginning:
Being Canadian in the Twenty First Century means believing in peace, order, and good government. This is a phrase in the Canadian Constitution that seems to encapsulate our character. These qualities are what we strive for, and often achieve. It also gives us a tripartite motto like France’s (“Liberty, Fraternity, Equality”) and America’s (“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.”) This essay will attempt to provide pertinent examples of how our country emulates its motto.
Our sophisticated understanding of peace came to light at the beginning of the new millennium. The United States was leading the charge in the War on Terror. After the 9/11 attacks, the United States was in a war fury, charging into Afghanistan and into Iraq....
The end:
.....ty to not be taken over by the United States is a kind of testimony to how true our national motto is. To be a Canadian is to believe in peace, order, and good government.
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