Spanish FluWho: 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 .
ProhibitionWho: Canadians: soldiers who came back from the war, citizens of Canada
What:Canada banned the production,import,&transportation of liquor across the country
Why: Many workers did not bring their pay cheques home to their wives and children.
How: workers took the pay cheques to buy alcohol
canadian history 1920s - 1930s
The Winnipeg General StrikeWho: 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 SevenWho: 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
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
InsulinWho: 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
Why:might hold the key to the treatment of diabetes.
Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in CanadaWho: 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
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 ActWho: Chinese Canadians
What: banning most forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
Why:the Chinese Immigration Act was passed
How: put pressure on the federal government to discourage Chinese immigration.
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 LineWho:Henry Ford
what: mass productions, Ford set up an assembly line that ran from one end to another
why: Automobiles were made because it was more convient for people to drive in a car, than to walk
Black TuesdayWho: Canadians
What: The stock market crashed
Why: Because everyone were selling their items for high price and everyone didn't buy them
League of IndiansWho:Aboriginal people
What:Aboriginals were facing many difficulties to keep their culture.
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
What: When R.B Bennett promise retaliated against the smoot-Hawley tariff
Why: Because the economy suffered
CBC- Canadian Broadcasting CompanyWho: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known as the CBC.French : la Société Radio-Canada
What:CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada
Why: first established in its present form on November 2, 1936.