1920's-1930's

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    1920's-1930's

  • Prohibition

    Prohibition
  • Spanish Influenza

    Spanish Influenza
    -The Spanish Influenza was an epidemic that soldiers carried from overseas.
    -People who were weak from the virus often got pneumonia.
    - Thousands died from pneumonia (50 000 Canadians).
    - Federal Department of Health was created in 1919.
    - Took control over national concerns with border quarantines.
  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
  • League of Indians

    League of Indians
    -Frederick Loft organized the League of Indians, a Mohawk Veteran from WWI
    - This was the first attempt at a united voice for the Aboriginals.
    - After WWI the Government wanted to enfranchise aboriginal veterens and give them the right to vote, if their status as an aboriginal was dropped.
    - The league progressed to give aboriginals better health,education, finances,control over land, and to be able to fish and hunt without government interference.
  • Branch Plants

    Branch Plants
  • Group of Seven

    Group of Seven
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
  • Insulin

    Insulin
    -Frederick Banting had discovered how to isolate insulin.
    -Went to Professor J.R.R. Macleod at he University of Toronto.
    -J.R.R. gave him the lab and an assistant.
    - Frederick Banting and J.R.R. Macleod recieved the Nobel Prize for the discorvery.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Person's Case

    Person's Case
  • Prime Minister R.B. Bennett

    Prime Minister R.B. Bennett
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
  • Five-Cent Piece Speech

    Five-Cent Piece Speech
    -Given by Mackenzie King
    - Election of 1930
    - A speech about how the social well-being was the responsibility of the provinces
    - Declared that he wouldn't give a "five cent piece" to any province that was without a Liberal government
    - One of the reasons the Liberals lost to the Conservatives in the election
    - Prime Minister Richard Bedford Bennett replaced Mackenzie King
  • Statute of Westminster

    Statute of Westminster
  • On to Ottawa Trek

    On to Ottawa Trek