TH Darmstadt, Germany, Dipl.
Pre-campaign[ edit ] An election had to be called in the fall ofsince Parliament's term would expire some time in September. With this in mind, Campbell asked Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn to dissolve parliament on Wednesday September 8, only a few weeks before Parliament was due to expire.
The election date was set for Monday October 25, the last legal day to hold an election with the then-current enumeration still valid.
Hnatshyn granted the dissolution. The seven-week campaign began.
At the ceremony at Rideau HallCampbell made the first of a series of remarks that would dog the Conservative campaign. When she was running for the party leadership, Campbell's frank honesty was seen as an important asset and a sharp contrast from Mulroney's highly polished style Mulroney was criticized for waiting until the last year of his mandate before resigning, leaving office only two-and-a-half months before the Tories' five-year term ended, as well as for his international farewell tour devoid of any official business.
However, during the campaign, Campbell repeatedly made statements that caused problems for the party. At the Rideau Hall event, she told reporters that it was unlikely that the deficit or unemployment would be much reduced before the "end of the century".
Later in the campaign, she would famously state that 47 days were not enough to discuss the overhaul in social policy that she thought Canada needed. Unfortunately for Campbell, a reporter shortened the quote to "an election is no time to discuss serious issues.
They had amassed a substantial campaign war chest, almost as large as that of the Tories. On September 19, the Liberals released their entire platform, which the media quickly named the Red Book.
This document gave a detailed account of exactly what a Liberal government would do in power. Several years of effort had gone into the creation of the document, which was unprecedented for a Canadian party. The Liberals were also consistently well organized and on message, in contrast to the Conservative campaign, which the Globe and Mail on September 25 stated was "shaping up to be the most incompetent campaign in modern political history.
The Bloc's leader Lucien Bouchard campaigned on promising that the Bloc would represent Quebec's interests at the federal level, by running candidates exclusively in Quebec while endorsing and supporting Quebec sovereignty political independence from Canada.
Reform[ edit ] English version logo of the Reform Party during the election. The Reform Party developed an extensive grassroots network in much of the West and Ontario.
Reform's appeal to populist policies such as calling for a democratically elected and regionally equal Senate as well as supporting the use of more plebiscites and referenda in the political process was very popular in Western Canada. Reform's appeal for smaller government, lower taxes, support of the North American Free Trade Agreementopposition to the Goods and Services Taxand social conservative policies won over many conservatives in the West and Ontario.
Small "c" conservatives in the West and Ontario who traditionally supported of the Progressive Conservatives were drawn to Reform for several reasons.Slatta () argues that the widespread popularization of Turner's frontier thesis influenced popular histories, motion pictures, and novels, which characterize the West in terms of individualism, frontier violence, and rough justice.
Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin International Working-men's Association (First International) The founders of Marxism, Marx and Engels, participated in the “International Workingmen's Association” from to , where they found their first base of support and a connection with the workers' movement.
What exactly constitutes “rights” and who holds them has changed over time. The Declaration of Independence famously declared “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”.
Sep 19, · In , three years after the superintendent of the Census announced that the western frontier was closed, Frederick Jackson Turner, a historian from the University of Wisconsin, advanced a thesis that the conquest of the western frontier had given American society its special character.
United States - The New England colonies: Although lacking a charter, the founders of Plymouth in Massachusetts were, like their counterparts in Virginia, dependent upon private investments from profit-minded backers to finance their colony.
The nucleus of that settlement was drawn from an enclave of English émigrés in Leiden, Holland (now in The Netherlands).