Cold war america vs su

The Cold War

  • Quebec's Padlock Law

    Quebec's Padlock Law
    The Quebec Padlock Law:
    - It was introduced after section 97 was revoked by Maurice Duplessis in 1936.
    - This act gave local sherrifs, who were under the authority of the Attorney-General, the power to shut down places that were involved with or thought to be involved with communism. The longest amount of time the building could be shut down was a year and no more.
    - Owners of these buildings could only reverse this by demonstrating that it was not used for such reasons, which was difficult.
  • Spies in Canada: Gouzenko Affair

    Spies in Canada: Gouzenko Affair
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    Berlin Airlift- The Soviet Union created the Berlin Blockade to prevent the United States, France and Great Britain from entering West Berlin. The reason for this was because the Soviet Union wanted the western countries to hand over their half of Berlin to the union.
    - It cut off roads that were used by vehicles, but left out air travel. Citizens were not able to get food and other necessities.
    - Eventually all three western countries issued an airlift. It provided the food and relief the citizens needed.
  • International Alliances: NATO

    International Alliances: NATO
  • The 'Forgotten' Korean War

    The 'Forgotten' Korean War
  • UN Peackeeping: The Suez Crisis and Lester B. Pearson's feat that wins him the Nobel Prize

    UN Peackeeping: The Suez Crisis and Lester B. Pearson's feat that wins him the Nobel Prize
  • The Sputnik and Canada's space program

    The Sputnik and Canada's space program
  • Continental Alliances: NORAD and DEW line

    Continental Alliances: NORAD and DEW line
  • Avro Arrow and its cancellation

    Avro Arrow and its cancellation
  • Diefenbaker, Bomarc missiles and Nuclear warheads in Canada

    Diefenbaker, Bomarc missiles and Nuclear warheads in Canada
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Vietnam War and Draft Dodgers in Canada

    Vietnam War and Draft Dodgers in Canada
    Draft Dodgers, Canada and the Vietnam War
    - The US and Vietnam were having a war, the US having started it.
    - Many US citizens disapproved of the war and did not wish for it to continue and issued protests.
    - The US government gave drafts to people, if you were given a draft you had to fight in the war, it was illegal to do otherwise.
  • Vietnam War and Draft Dodgers in Canada (cont.)

    Vietnam War and Draft Dodgers in Canada (cont.)
  • Canada-Soviet Hockey Series

    Canada-Soviet Hockey Series
  • The Fall of the Soviet Union

    The Fall of the Soviet Union