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  • Prohibition

    Prohibtion in Canada was an attempt to halt all imports and trading of intoxicating beverages in Canada by law. This was an effort to help win WW1. Many believed that people would be much happier if taverns and bars across the country were closed. However, due to the overwhelming underground trading of alchohol, prohibition was ultimately found unsucessful.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    The Spanish Flu started in the fall of 1918 after WW1. Many soldiers who came home from the war was killed by this new and deadlier strand of influenza. The origins of the virus has not been confirmed, but it was been theorized that this virus was originated from China. It killed more people than any pandemic ever recorded in the world. It devasted the globe and provoked attention around the world, over 50,000 Canadians died from the epidemic. <a href='http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/flu/
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    POST WW1 - WW2

  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    LINKThe Winnipeg General Strike was the most well-known strike in Canadian History. Strikes across Canada and the growing popularity of the Revolutionary Industrial Unionism were the major reasons why there was such commotion in Canada after WW1. When negotiation for the trading of metal went out of control in Winnipeg, the labourours' council declared a general strike against management. This last 1 month and 10 days and caused much unrest all over Canada.
  • Branch Plants

    Branch Plants
    Branch Plants are factories in Canada built by manufacturers from the US to try to sell products in Canada. At the time, some concern was caused because Canadians were affraid that if they relied too much on outside resources, their own research and development would decrease.
  • Group of Seven

    Group of Seven
    LINKThe Group of Seven Artists was a group of Canadian landscape painters consisting of Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, Franz Johnston, Frederick Varley, J.E.H. Macdonald, Author Lismer, and A.Y. Jackson. These painters were famous for their paintings of Canadian landscapes and were influenced by European Impressionism.
  • Insulin

    LINKCanadian doctors Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles were responsible for the discovery of Insulin. Insulin is treatment for people suffering from diabetes. It was claimed as one of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the twentieth century. This discovery was made by a four man group consisting of: Frederick Banting, Charles Best, J.J.R. Macleod, and J.B. Collip.
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King

    William Lyon Mackenzie King
    William Lyon Mackenzie King was the tenth prime ministerof Canada. He was also the longest-serving priminister in British-Commonwealth history. He led the liberal party for over 29 years and was one of the most important political leaders of Canadian history. He was a highly spiritual man who had no wife or children. He was believed to use mediums to contacts those who have died. Mackenzie King established Canada's reputation as a middle power country who was commited to world order.
  • Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada

    Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada
    Hewlitt was the premier Canadian hcokey play-by-play broadcaster on Hockey Night in Canada which was the first radio program that was widely listened to in Canada. Hewlitt's signature phrase, "he shoots, he scores!" is still used in sports now.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    This was an act passed by Canadian Parliament to bann most forms of immigration from China to Canada. Chinese pioneers would had come to Canada before the act took effect were dramatically affected. They were not allowed to bring family members over, and were also discriminated for their race.
  • RCAF

    The Royal Canadian Air Force was Canada's first offical air force. Their usual tasks would include: anti-smuggling patrols, forest fire watches, and law enforcement. The RCAF was an important part in WW2 because they secured homeland and played a role in attacking enemies.
  • CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company

    CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company
    The CBC was a radio company that originated in Canada in the 1920s. They were an important part of the timeline after WW1 - WW2 because they were responsible for distributing exclusive Canadian information to citizens across the country.They also made Canadians more aware of their own country's status because most Canadians at the time were listening to American radio stations.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The Wall Street Crash of 1929 (Black Tuesday) was caused by the highly priced stock that suddenly went to a very low value, and people who loaned large amounts of money went backrupt when these prices dropped because they were not able to sell them for a higher price. This marked the beginning of a economical struggle called The Great Depression from 1929 - 1939.
  • Prime Minister: R.B. Bennett

    Prime Minister:  R.B. Bennett
    R.B. Bennett was the 11th prime minister elected during the worse times of the Great Depression from 1929-1939. He was a conservative party leader and he tried to increase trade in Canada during the Great Depression. However, many of his efforts failed and millions stayed unemployed.
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    The New Deal was a series of programs to try to respond to the Great Depression focused on relief, recovery, and reform. Which means to relief the unemployed, to recover the economy, and to reform the financial system to prevent a second depression.
  • SS. St. Louis

    SS. St. Louis
    The SS. St. Louis was a transatlantic liner that was sailed from Hamburg, Germany to Havana, Cuba. There were 938 passengers onboard the St. Louis, only one was not a Jewish refugee escaping from the Third Reich. When the St. Louis, had reached Cuba, it was told that Cuba's current political situation at the time was too dangerous to take all the immigrations. After an unsuccessful immigration for most of the passengers onboard, the ship was forced to sail back to Europe and returned on June 6.