Canadian History Timeline 1920s- 1930s.

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  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    Who: Most victims were healthy young adults, affect juvenile, elderly, or weakened patients.
    What: The name originanted in u.s but Spain, a neutral country in WWI
    Where: Arctic and remote Pacific islands
    Why: The flu pandemic was implicated in the outbreak of encephalitis lethargica in the 1920s
    How: An estimated 50 million people, about 3% of the world's population .
  • Prohibition

    Who: Canadians: soldiers who came back from the war, citizens of Canada
    What:Canada banned the production,import,&transportation of liquor across the country
    Where: Canada
    When: 1918
    Why: Many workers did not bring their pay cheques home to their wives and children.
    How: workers took the pay cheques to buy alcohol
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    canadian history 1920s - 1930s

  • The Winnipeg General Strike

    The Winnipeg General Strike
    Who: strikers and their friends and family
    What: a number of people including immigrants, and workers went on strike
    Where: Happend in Winnipeg, Canada
    Why: to stand up for themselves
    How:a number of people including immigrants, and workers went on strike
  • Group of Seven

    Group of Seven
    Who: Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A. Y. Jackson, Franz Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J. E. H. MacDonald, and Frederick Varley. Tom Thomson (died in 1917).
    What: Canadian landscape painters.
    Where: Algonquin Park
    When: 1920s
    Why: The Group of Seven is most famous for its paintings of the Canadian landscape.

    How: When war was done, the groups fromed back together
  • Insulin

    Who: Nicolae Paulescu
    What: Insulin is a hormone that is central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, muscle, and fat tissue to take up glucose from the blood, storing it as glycogen in the liver and muscle
    Where: University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest
    When: 1921
    Why:might hold the key to the treatment of diabetes.
  • Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada

    Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada
    Who: Foster William Hewitt, OC (November 21, 1902 – April 21, 1985)
    What: famous for his play-by-play calls for Hockey Night in Canada
    Where: CBC . Canada
    When: 1923
    Why: the sports editor of the Toronto Daily Star told him that the Star was going to start its own radio station.
    How:Hewitt became a reporter at the paper, and was ready to go on the air when CFCA was launched. CFCA's first hockey broadcast was on February 8, 1923
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Who: Chinese Canadians
    What: banning most forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
    Where: Canada
    When: 1923
    Why:the Chinese Immigration Act was passed
    How: put pressure on the federal government to discourage Chinese immigration.
  • Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)

    Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
    Who:Canadian military plane pilots
    What: started off with doing stunts in the air, Performing for people at fairs.
    where: Happend in Canada
    why:The pilots also got people to sit in the planes and got paid 2dollars for every flip they did
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    Who:Henry Ford
    what: mass productions, Ford set up an assembly line that ran from one end to another
    where: Canada
    why: Automobiles were made because it was more convient for people to drive in a car, than to walk
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Who: Canadians
    What: The stock market crashed
    Where: Canada
    When: 1929
    Why: Because everyone were selling their items for high price and everyone didn't buy them
  • League of Indians

    League of Indians
    Who:Aboriginal people
    What:Aboriginals were facing many difficulties to keep their culture.
    Where: Canada
    When: 1933
    Why: Canada government wanted the Aboriginals to be absorbed into the Canadian culture
    How: government made it illegal for Aboriginal nations to raise funds for land claims
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    What: When R.B Bennett promise retaliated against the smoot-Hawley tariff
    Where: Canada
    Why: Because the economy suffered
  • CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company

    CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company
    Who: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known as the CBC.French : la Société Radio-Canada
    What:CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada
    Where: Canada,
    Why: first established in its present form on November 2, 1936.