Is the period 1914 to 1929 a decline or a progress?

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  • Canada declares war on Germany.

    Canada declares war on Germany.
    Canada automatically declares war at Germany, because Britain declared war, and Canada is a dominion of it.
    Progress:-2
    type of event: political
  • The battle of the Somme

    The battle of the Somme
    This battle took time from 1 July to 18 November 1916 in the area of the River Somme in France. It was one of the major losses to the Canadians during WW1. It resulted in 24000 deaths, lost people, and casualties, but they were very successful at achieving their goals. This battle made them have the reputation of tough soldiers, so they were invited to more battles after this battle.
    Progress:0
    type of event: political
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    after the failure of the French and the British to capture Vimy Ridge, the Canadians were invited to fight in it. Four Canadian divisions fought together as Arthur Currie demanded. They did extra stuff to win that the others didn't, such as building tunnels under the ridge and building models to practice the attack on. 10602 casualties and 3598 dead from Canada's side while the Germans suffered 20000 casualties. It was a huge victory for Canadians.
    Progress:2
    type of event: political
  • The Battle of Passchendaele

    The Battle of Passchendaele
    This battle took place on a Ridge called Passchendaele in Belgium.
    At that time of the year in Belgium, it was really rainy and muddy. This made it for Canadians hard to move themselves and their equipment. Many people drowned or died during moving. This made them easy targets for the Germans, but the Canadians won which made a reputation of heroism on them because they even won on the hard conditions. 14000 Canadians died and 12000 were wounded.
    progress: 0
    type of event: political
  • The Wartime Elections Act

    The Wartime Elections Act
    at this date in 1917, a debate happened to discuss who will vote. The results where the women that have any connection to soldiers overseas can vote, all the minorities can't vote, and the enemy aliens can't vote.
    progress:-2
    type of event: political
  • The end of wold war 1

    The end of wold war 1
    On this date, Germany signed an armistice, and the war was over. Canadians were so happy to end the war because they were already in a lot of debt because they were funding the war, they celebrated this day and honored the ones served in the war. This day is also known as the remembrance day.
    Progress:2
    type of event: political
  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    This was the largest strike in Canada. More than 30000 people quit their jobs. Many things like factories, transit, and shops close. There so many injuries, arrests, and there were even two protesters killed. The protests were unsuccessful, but at least the workers united together.
    Progress:0
    type of event: social
  • Mandatory residential schools

    Mandatory residential schools
    Residential schools became mandatory for indigenous people. These schools were made to strip indigenous people from their beliefs, their own habits, culture, and adapt to the new Canadian-European lifestyles. Aboriginals put their children in these schools in order to make their children adapt to the new circumstances. These children were abused and tortured when they spoke or practiced their native culture.
    Progress:-2
    type of event: social
  • Insulin invention

    Insulin invention
    Insulin was invented by JJR Macleod, Charles H Best, and JJR Macleod at the University of Toronto. It is the medicine of diabetes. This made a quantum leap in medicine. People before insulin used to have a really restricted diet that includes only 400 calories each day, which made people starve to death and die or fall into commas if they didn't follow this diet.
    Progress:2
    type of event: social
  • The collapse of the stock market

    The collapse of the stock market
    The stock market of the US falls then automatically Canada after it. It is also called the great depression. Many people lost their jobs. Unemployment grew by 30% and poverty was spreading.
    Progress:-2
    type of event: economic