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Richard Bedford Bennett
Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett, PC, KC (3 July 1870 – 26 June 1947), was a Canadian politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister
Prime Minister
of Canada, in office from 1930 to 1935. He led the Conservative Party from 1927 to 1938. Bennett was born in Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick, and grew up in nearby Hopewell Cape. He studied law at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1893, and in 1897 moved to Calgary
Calgary
to establish a law firm in partnership with James Lougheed. Bennett served in the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
from 1898 to 1905, and later in the Alberta Legislature
Alberta Legislature
from 1909 to 1911
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Richard Bennett (other)
Richard Bennet(t) may refer to:Contents1 Sports 2 Politics 3 Music 4 Other 5 See alsoSports[edit] Dick Bennett (born 1943), basketball coach Richard Bennett (Australian cricketer) (born 1965), Australian cricketer Richard Bennett (English cricketer) (1872–1953), English cricketer Richard Bennett (New Zealand cricketer) (born 1954), New Zealand cricketer Rick Bennett (born 1967), retired American ice hockey left winger Richie Bennett (born 1991), English footballerPolitics[edit] Richard Bennett (Governor) (1609–1675), colonial governor of Virginia Richard Bennet (MP for Wycombe) (14th cent), Member of Parliament for Wycombe Richard A. Bennett (born 1963), politician from Maine R. B. Bennett
R. B. Bennett
(1870–1947), prime minister of Canada Richard D. Bennett (born 1947), U.S
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Franklin Roosevelt
Governor of New York GovernorshipPresident of the United States PresidencyFirst Term1932 campaignElection1st Inauguration First 100 daysNew Deal Glass-Steagall Act WPA Social Security SEC Fireside ChatsSecond Term1936 campaignElection2nd InaugurationSupreme Court Packing National Recovery Act 1937 Recession March of Dimes Pre-war foreign policyThird Term1940 campaignElection3rd InaugurationWorld War IIWorld War IIAttack on Pearl Harbor Infamy Speech Atlantic Charter Japanese Internment Tehran Conference United Nations D-DaySecond Bill of Rights G.I
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Alberta Legislature
The Legislature of Alberta
Alberta
is the legislature of the province of Alberta, Canada. The legislature is made of two elements: the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta,[1] and the unicameral Legislative Assembly of Alberta. The legislature has existed since Alberta
Alberta
was formed out of part of the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
in 1905. Like the Canadian federal government, Alberta
Alberta
uses a Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which members are sent to the Legislative Assembly after general elections and the Lieutenant Governor appoints the person who can command a majority of the members of the Assembly, typically the leader of the party with the most seats, as Premier of Alberta. The Premier then recommends the appointment of the Executive Council of Alberta
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Alberta Conservative Party
The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta
Alberta
(often referred to colloquially as Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta) was a provincial centre-right[3][4] party in the Canadian province of Alberta. The party formed the provincial government, without interruption, from 1971 until the party's defeat in the 2015 provincial election[5] under Premiers Peter Lougheed, Don Getty, Ralph Klein, Ed Stelmach, Alison Redford, Dave Hancock
Dave Hancock
and Jim Prentice
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Canadian House Of Commons
Her Majesty's Government     Liberal Party (183)Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition     Conservative Party (97)Other parties:Parties with official status     New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party
(44)Parties without official status     Quebec
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Canadian Federal Election, 1926
Arthur Meighen Liberal-ConservativePrime Minister-designate William Lyon Mackenzie King LiberalThe Canadian federal election of 1926 was held on September 14 to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada
Canada
of the 16th Parliament of Canada. The election was called following an event known as the King-Byng Affair. In the 1925 federal election, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's Liberal Party of Canada
Canada
won fewer seats in the House of Commons of Canada
Canada
than the Liberal-Conservatives of Arthur Meighen. Mackenzie King, however, was determined to continue to govern with the support of the Progressive Party. The combined Liberal and Progressive caucuses gave Mackenzie King a plurality of seats in the House of Commons, and the ability to form a minority government
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Leader Of The Opposition (Canada)
Leadership
Leadership
is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.[citation needed] Specialist literature debates various viewpoints, contrasting Eastern and Western approaches to leadership, and also (within the West) United States versus European approaches. U.S
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Liberal Party Of Canada
The Liberal Party of Canada
Canada
(French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada
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Great Depression In Canada
Canada was hit hard by the Great Depression. The worldwide depression that started in the United States in late 1929 quickly reached Canada. Between 1929 and 1939, the gross domestic product dropped 40% (compared to 37% in the US). Unemployment reached 27% at the depth of the Depression in 1933. Many companies closed, as corporate profits of $398 million in 1929 turned into losses of $98 million as prices fell. Farmers in the Prairies were hit especially hard by the collapse of wheat prices. Despite the emergence of numerous radical parties, the government was run by the major parties
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Laissez-faire
Laissez-faire (/ˌlɛseɪˈfɛər/; French: [lɛsefɛʁ] ( listen); from French: laissez faire, lit. 'let do') is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government intervention such as regulation, privileges, tariffs and subsidies. The phrase laissez-faire is part of a larger French phrase and basically translates to "let (it/them) do", but in this context usually means to "let go".[1]Contents1 Etymology and usage 2 Fundamentals 3 History of laissez-faire debate3.1 Europe 3.2 United States4 Raw capitalism 5 Critiques 6 See also 7 References 8 Bibliography 9 Further readingEtymology and usage[edit] The term laissez faire likely originated in a meeting that took place around 1681 between powerful French Comptroller-General of Finances Jean-Baptiste Colbert
Jean-Baptiste Colbert
and a group of French businessmen headed by M. Le Gendre
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New Deal
The New Deal
New Deal
was a series of federal programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States
United States
during the 1930s in response to the Great Depression. Some of these federal programs included the Civilian Conservation Corps
Civilian Conservation Corps
(CCC), the Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Farm Security Administration
Farm Security Administration
(FSA), the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933
National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933
(NIRA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA).[1][2][3][4][5] These programs included support for farmers, the unemployed, youth and the elderly as well as new constraints and safeguards on the banking industry and changes to the monetary system. Most programs were enacted between 1933–1938, though some were later
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Peerage Of The United Kingdom
The Peerage of the United Kingdom comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
after the Acts of Union in 1801, when it replaced the Peerage of Great Britain. New peers continued to be created in the Peerage of Ireland
Peerage of Ireland
until 1898 (the last creation being the Barony of Curzon of Kedleston).Contents1 Ranks 2 Titles 3 Lists of peers 4 Publications 5 See also 6 ReferencesRanks[edit] The ranks of the peerage are duke, marquess, earl, viscount, and baron.[1] The last non-royal dukedom was created in 1900, and the last marquessate in 1936. Creation of the remaining ranks mostly ceased once Harold Wilson's Labour government took office in 1964, and only four non-royal hereditary peerages have been created since then
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The Right Honourable
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere
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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Canadian Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.[3] The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as CBC and Radio-Canada respectively, and both short-form names are also commonly used in the applicable language to
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Bank Of Canada
The Bank of Canada
Canada
(or BoC) (French: Banque du Canada) is Canada's central bank.[2] Chartered in 1934 under the Bank of Canada
Canada
Act, it is responsible for formulating Canada's monetary policy,[3] and for the promotion of a safe, sound financial system within Canada.[4] The Bank of Canada
Canada
is the sole issuing authority of Canadian banknotes,[5][6] provides banking services and money management for the government, and loans money to Canadian financial institutions.[7][8] The Bank of Canada
Canada
headquarters are located at the Bank of Canada Building, 234 Wellington Street in the nation's capital, Ottawa
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