Canadian history

Canadian history 1920s-1930s

  • Assembly line

    Assembly line
    For more information, click hereThe assembly line was developed by Ford Motor Company between 1908 and 1915. It is a manufacturing process in which parts are added to a product in a sequential manner using optimally planned logistics to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods.
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    Canadian history 1920s- 1930s

  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    For more information, click here The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history, and became the platform for future labour reforms. THose workers from the city ( Winnipeg) went ont the strikes. They were furstrated with the unemployment rates and poor working conditions after WW1
  • League of Indian

    League of Indian
    For more information, click here The League of Indian Nations is a non-profit organization that represents all Nations of North America. It was formed in 1919 in Ontario. This nation was formed to keep the relationship between the canadians and the indians
  • Prohibition

    For more informations, click hereProhibition in canadian history refers to a movement and a succession of actions at the local, county and provincial levels for the prohibition of alcohol.The Canadian government controlled the making and trading of liquor and in March 1918 but then it stopped because of the duration of war. Its manufacture and importation into provinces where purchase was illegal.
  • Spanish flu

    Spanish flu
    The spanish flu, it was also known as the 1918 flu. It was an influenza pandemic that spread across the world. It spread even to the Arctic and remote Pacific islands. More than 50 millions were died.
  • Group of Seven

    Group of Seven
    For more information, click hereThe Group of Seven were a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920s. It was an organization of self-proclaimed modern artists. There were seven members. The Group were not exclusively landscape painters, and it was only after their first exhibition at the Art Gallery of Toronto in 1920
  • Insulin

    For more information, click hereInsulin is a hormone that can saved lives. It was discovered in 1921 by Frederick Banting and Charles Best.
  • Prime Minister: Mackenzie King

    Prime Minister: Mackenzie King
    For more information, click here William Lyon Mackenzie King, he was the the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s to the 1940s. He is the 10th Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in Canadian history. It was known in the Chinese Canadian community. It was an act passed by the Parliament of Canada, banning most forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
  • Persons Case

    Persons Case
    For more information, click hereWomen were not always considered "persons" at that time. There was a group of five canadian women (also known as Famous Five) came out and contested the word ''person'' for themselves. Women were finally considered as a PERSON and also qualified to be appointed to the senate
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    For more information, click hereBlack Tuesday is a term used to refer to certain events which occur on a Tuesday. The Wall Street Crash of 1929 in United States, There was an American stock market crash, also known as the Great Crash, On this day, it was marked the beginning of the Great Depression.
  • Five Cent Speech

    Five Cent Speech
    For more infroamtion, click here. Five Cent Speech, it was a speech delivered by Mackenzie King. It was a speech about the social welfare.
  • Prime Minister: R.B. Bennett

    Prime Minister:  R.B. Bennett
    For more information, click hereRichard Bedford Bennett, he was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He was also the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935,
  • Statute of Westminster

    Statute of Westminster
    For more information, click here It a law of the British Parliament that granted Canada and other dominions full legal independence and legislative autonomy, thus ending Britain's overriding authority over Dominion legislation. It marked the legislative independance.
  • On to Ottawa Trek

    On to Ottawa Trek
    For more information, click hereOn to Ottawa Trek was a social movement of the unemployed men hopped freight trains for Ottawa demanding work, wages and an end to government relief camps. Since the goverment of Vancouver were unwilling to pay the wages to the strikers. So that the strikers dicided to pass their case to the capital- Ottawa.