ENGL 3630 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Chinese Head Tax In Canada, Sui Sin Far, Stephen Leacock

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In england, they are degenerate morally and physically. Why include a discussion of indian interests in a discussion of imperialism: as we"ve seen, canadian imperialism is white supremacy on steroids. In canadian born , johnson articulates her unfailing devotion to the empire and a strong and pervasive anti-americanism: the yankee to the south of us must south of us remain (400-401) Importantly, johnson departs from the racism that imbues most canadian imperialist verse: for example, roberts" canada sees canadians as a distinct race, inheriting, In contrast, johnson defines canadians according to place of birth; her chorus we were born in canada, beneath the british flag asserts an identity that implicitly denies racial distinction. Johnson"s canada is more inclusive that most canadian imperialists were willing to contemplate. Duncan"s anachronism refers to her decision to extend prime minister macdonald"s. 1885 extension of the vote to indians into the 1903 imperial debates. In the imperialist, liberals can count on moneida [vote] too .

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