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What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada? 
Text  Wrong, Professor George M., What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 10 Apr 1930, 153-164  The British Fleet and how it helped to establish Canada. British naval power. Scientific developments which have caused the world to tend towards drawing into a unity, with examples. The question as to whether war involves gain to even the victorious side. The question of naval parity with the...
The Myth of the Militia 
Text  Rosengren, Major Roswell P., The Myth of the Militia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 21 Jan 1943, 302-317  The Myth of the Militia: "I can stamp my foot and a million men will spring to arms overnight." The magnitude of the necessities for men to go to war. The truth that small, good armies have always defeated big, bad ones, with some examples. An historical and militaristic look at the development of...
The United States and the League of Nations 
Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The United States and the League of Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Nov 1925, 310-322  A quotation from Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University with regard to the League of Nations and the misunderstanding of it by the American people. The changed attitude towards the idea of a League to enforce Peace following the war. The cause of the United States' abdication...
Yesterday and To-day in America 
Text  Goggin, Victor, Yesterday and To-day in America, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147  The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent history from the last quarter of a century, from 1914. Looking at the composition of the population of the United States. Influences of...
The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations 
Text  Thwing, Chas. F., The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 3 Apr 1919, 216-222  Canada and the country south of Canada as new nations, measured either by the centurial existence of our old British Empire, or by the length of existence of an Empire Republic like China. The speaker's belief that the great Imperial Republic of Canada and the great Republic south of the lakes are...
The Tie That Binds 
Text  Rathbone, Henry R., The Tie That Binds, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 1 May 1919, 264-275  Unity of the Anglo-Saxon race as the hope of the world today, and why that is so. Ways in which the British and American nations are by far the mightiest in the world. How Britain and America have demonstrated that they possess the genius for government. The British Empire and the United States as...
Some Impressions 
Text  Ford, Henry II, Some Impressions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 24 Jan 1952, 199-210  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some general comments on the state of the world today; the speaker's feeling that people are a little tired of the constant complaining about the troublesome and critically dangerous world in which we live. Some remarks...
The Issues At Stake 
Text  Cromwell, Honourable James H.R., The Issues At Stake, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Mar 1940, 384-393  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Trade between the United States and Canada outranking the commerce between any other two countries in the world. The speaker, pledged to a policy of neutrality, which has active support of the majority of the American...
Australia and the Empire 
Text  Page, Right Honourable Sir Earle, Australia and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 8 Aug 1938, 1-18  A special meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, in conjunction with The Toronto Board of Trade, The Canadian Manufacturers' Association, The Canadian Club, The Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs, in co-operation with The Australian Trade Commission. Colonel K.R. Marshall, President of the Toronto Board of...
The Application of the Principles of Democracy to Industry's Labour Relations 
Text  Moore, Roy W., The Application of the Principles of Democracy to Industry's Labour Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Oct 1939, 83-90  Labour relations from the viewpoint of American industry. American ideals and ideas bearing the mark of British culture. A consideration of the background out of which the sentiments have sprung, "for nearly all human standards acquire their form and character by the influence of some past or...
Masters of Our Fate 
Text  Campbell, Sir Gerald, Masters of Our Fate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 22 Jan 1937, 166-181  Some differences between the British and the Americans. 1937 as a crucial year to know which way the world is really trending. The way we are today and how we got here. Criticism from both within and without the Empire. How the British Empire survived the War. British justice. American...
Canada's Place in World Politics 
Text  Eaton, Rev. Charles Aubrey, Canada's Place in World Politics, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 1 Mar 1917, 463-474  Ways in which this war has cast a searing light into the souls of the nations. Revelations about Germany, England, and this beautiful Canada of ours. Our heroic Canadian boys. Three great fundamental facts concerning the general history of mankind, revealed through the war: that democracy is the...
Three Years of Germany's War on the United States 
Text  Rathom, John R., Three Years of Germany's War on the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 15 Jun 1917, 570-587  The machinery of the United States, a little to get into motion, is in motion, and the statement made by the President true: that the United States is in this thing to her last dollar and her last drop of blood. Stories of the discovery of German espionage in the United States. The Germans, unable...
America's Greatest Achievement 
Text  MacDonald, Dr. J.A., America's Greatest Achievement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Feb 1915, 44-53  Today American looking back to Europe to the ancient homes of our peoples in Britain, in France, in Germany, in the Low Countries, in Italy, and in the Near East. Asking what America has to show and what has Europe to learn? The two English-speaking nations of North America standing aghast at the...
The Relations of Canada and the United States 
Text  Parkin, George R., The Relations of Canada and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Feb 1908, 157-168  The fundamental question of the future of Canada resting in her connection with the Empire. Second to that, Canada must consider her relationship with the United States. The potential future for the U.S. The depth of the speaker's feelings with regard to the matter of getting a practical,...
Men Money and Materiel 
Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., Men Money and Materiel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86  Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not of the U.S. War Department. Similarities between Canada and the U.S., in particular with regard to war. The...
Around the United States in Twenty Minutes 
Text  Bowditch, Richard L., Around the United States in Twenty Minutes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178  Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including geography; climate; the effects of geography and climate on cultural development and political...
Getting Together 
Text  Lauder, Sir Harry, Getting Together, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 Jan 1924, 1-2  A synopsis of this informal address is published. The aftermath of the war; the wrangling of the nations; the consequent difficulties in carrying on trade and commerce; the necessity for nations to get together on a friendly basis. The great English-speaking peoples to lead the way, and where...
The United States and the War 
Text  Finley, John Houston, The United States and the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 22 Nov 1917, 36-44  The speaker's experience of being seized as a possible spy in France during a journey at night on the day War was declared by England. Good reasons why we should be fighting in France. The speaker's declaration of himself as a representative not of president Wilson, but of those two million...
The Spirit of the States in the Great War 
Text  Judson, Henry Pratt, The Spirit of the States in the Great War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 29 Nov 1917, 45-52  Reference to the oft-asked question as to why the United States came into the War so late. Some knowledge of the historic ideas of the U.S. Republic required to answer that question adequately. A review of the early period of the history of the United States, and their policies. Policies of the...
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