1920 & 1930 Timeline

Timeline created by jd321
In History
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    The Spanish Flu started in continental U.S and Europe and then spread to the rest of the world. when it ended between 50 to 100 million people died and was 3 percent of the worlds popuation. making it on of the world worst natural disasters in history.
  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    The winnipeg strike is canadian history's best known strike. A strike occured on the management of construction and construction industries, metal factories. On that day 30,000 workers stopped working. This closed factories and stopped trains. Then people from policemen to water works operators went on strike too. Afraid that the strike would start in other cities the federal government took action. on june 17, strike leaders and others were aressted.The strike ended june 25th.
  • Group of Seven

    Group of Seven
    Group seven was a group of painters that formed by their love of painting. This group consisted of Tom Thomson, J. E. H. MacDonald, Arthur Lismer, Frederick Varley, Frank Johnston and Franklin Carmichael, A. Y (Alexander Young), Jackson and Lawren Harris. Then in 1917 Tom Thomson died while canoing. Then in 1919 they called them selves the group of seven and had their first exhibition. After this Frank Johnston left the group in 1921. Then the group ended in 1931. This group influced many.
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition is when you resrict the production/importing of cetain alcoholic beverages. In the 1920's the temperance movement reach great heights and out side imports of alcohol banned by Provincial Referendums. Instead a while after they increased the law of the sale of alcohol and restricts alcohol to minors.
  • Branch Plants

    Branch Plants
    This system was introduced by the Americans to put the same companies from America into Canada. This was created not only to make more money but, avoid high taxes when importing across the border. Some Canadians thought it would devlop our economy, others thought the Americans would take over our economy. This devloped our relationship with the U.S
  • Mackenzie King

    Mackenzie King
    He was the tenth prime minister of Canada. voters didn't like him very much. He had great skills that were needed to Canada's needs. When he was elected he won 115 out of the 233 seats. It was the first minority in Canadian History.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    This act was passed by the government of canada on 1923 which banned most form of immigration but, chinese immigration was not allowed. On the day of july first the "chinese immigration act" was formed. This constisted of: chinese immigrants were not allowed unless; you were a merchant, diplomat, foreign student or you were approved by the chinese government under speical reasons.
  • RCAF

    Prior to this date the air force was not very developed. Until the R.C.A.F (The royal canadina air force) which was a great help to the cold war and the second world war. This has developed our military air force standards.
  • Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada

    Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada
    Foster William Hewitt was a Canadian radio broadcaster for "Hockey Night in Canada". On may 24, 1925 he did the first broadcast of a horse race. He was very famous for his broadcasting and his catch phases like "he shots, he scores", but on April 21st, 1985 he died. He his a very well known person in canadian sports history.
  • Person’s Case

    Person’s Case
    In the 1920's even though women had the right to vote in most provinces, women didn't have as much rights as men and didn't count as a person. Also when women got married they lost all their rights. It wasn't until 1927 when the "Famous 5" argued the definition of person and won and also women won the same rights as men. This has great historical significance because it made women as equal as men.
  • Insulin

    Insulin was first hormone identified. Insulin causes cells in organs like the liver and mucles to take glucose from the blood and stores it in the cell. In the late 1920's a doctor discovered insulin by wrapping string around the pancreatic duct of a dog. A couple weeks later they examined the ducted and discovered insulin. Insulin can be used to treated diabetes.
  • Five Cent Speech

    Five Cent Speech
    This speech was made at the start of the great depression which conisted of the responsibillities of welfare. He said that he would not give five cents to any province thatd didn't have a liberal party. This developed the government in canadian provinces.
  • Richard Bedford Bennett

    Richard Bedford Bennett
    R.B Bennett was the prime minister of Canada during the great depression. He tried to deal with this depression he increased Canadian trade with the British Empire but, that failed.Then he came up with the idea to make relief camps for single unemployed men. This had great historical signifance because this was a horriable time for the encomy.
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    This was a deal that was made to keep Benitt as the prime minister. He introduce many things in this deal which conisted of:better taxation system, a maximum work week, a minimum wage, laws of working conditions, unemployment insurance, health and accident insurance, a revised old-age pension and agricultural support programs. Even though he introduce these law, he lost his role on 1935.
  • Ottawa Trek

    Ottawa Trek
    This was a protest of the conditions of federal relief camps. After while in relief camps mostof the men left and protested for better conditions including first aid. Workers in camps were granted the right to vote. Then on june 3rd 1935 the workers boarded box cars to ottawa for a meeting known as the "On to Ottawa Trek". This was a big protest conisting of over a thousand workers.