Timeline Assignment

Timeline created by Ruth Kwok
In History
  • Telephones

    Telephones
    Telephone technology had developed very quickly from 1876 to 1927. For instance, in the 1961s Canada had made its first trans-call from Montreal to Vancouver. And on August 10, 1876, Canada had made its first telephone call. During that time telephones was spread into two part, the speaking part (speaking piece) and the listening part (earpiece), which was very different form nowadays.
  • Residential Schools

    Residential Schools
    In the 1876s, the Indian Art was enacted and it allows the Residential Schools to start. The Residential Schools was started by the Prime Minister Sir during that time, John A. Macdonald. The Residential Schools were used to civilize the first nation children therefore they could fit into Canadian society. However, the Residential Schools were using some extreme ways to help themselves to meet their goals. And the last residential school closed in 1996.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was a treaty that banned Chinese, Blacks from the United States, Japanese, and Indians. And if there were any Chinese male workers who were already in Canada, they could stay and work but they couldn't bring their wives and children. In addition, since 1885, the Canadian government had required the Chinese immigrate to pay a head tax.
  • Rise of Fascism

    Rise of Fascism
    Fascism was born in Italy, but it arose in Germany. The main reason for the rise of Fascism in Germany was Hitler's personal charm. He has outstanding ability and personal charm. The National Socialist Workers' Party started out as an unremarkable little party. His fanatical nationalist plot deeply affects everyone around him, as if people can see the hope of German revival and the hope of getting rid of suffering from him.
  • Suffrage

    Suffrage
    In the 1870s under the leadership of Emily Strowe, Candian women began to campaign for the right to vote. However, the right of women to run for parliament and have the right to vote was recognized in the 1919s, which had passed about 49 years.
  • Immigration Policies

    Immigration Policies
    Canadian Immigrates were starting to grow during 1919, and the Canadian government had formulated an Immigration Act. The Immigration Art had banned the citizen who formed the Centre Power to immigrate to Canada, but it welcomes British people and white Americans.
  • The Winnipeg general strike

    The Winnipeg general strike
    The Winnipeg general strike is one of the most famous strikes movements in Canada. The members of Winnipeg's building trade unions went on a strikes movement because their employee refused to negotiate a wage increase, on May 1, 1919.
  • Rise of the Radio

    Rise of the Radio
    During the 1920s, there were more Canadians who brought or use the radio as the technology had improved and the price had fallen. And on May 20, 1920, it was the centennial of radio.
  • Pensions

    Pensions
    By the 1920s, Canadians were living longer on average. And fewer people lived on the farm, all the people had shared in the work and benefits no matter were they young people or old people.
  • The Group of Seven

    The Group of Seven
    The Group of Seven was a group of Canadian landscape painters, from 1922 to 1933. Their members were Lawren S. Harris, J.E.H. MacDonald, Arthur Lismer, Frederick Varley, Frank Johnston, Franklin Carmichael, and A.Y. Jackson.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    In the September of 1929, people were starting to selling their stocks in New York, Toronto, and Montreal exchanges. The Stock Market Crash was one of the most immediate causes of the Great Depression.
  • The Persons Case

    The Persons Case
    Personnel cases enable women to work in the House of Commons and Senate. And by the end of 1919, most of the women in Canada have the right the vote and hold elected office.
  • On-to-Ottawa Trek

    On-to-Ottawa Trek
    During the 1930s, there were many young and unmarried men who had no jobs. However, Bennett had employed the men to clear trees, build roads and carry out manual labour,. But they were not living in a good environment and they were paid little. Therefore, the workers had left the camp and wanted to go on the Ottawa Trek.
  • The St. Louis

    The St. Louis
    The MS St. Louis is a regular German ocean liner. In 1939, captain Gustav Schroeder tried to transport 937 German Jewish refugees to Cuba and the United States for asylum, but due to the anti-Semitism and economic depression at that time, Cuba, the United States, and Canada all refused to accept these Jews. Eventually, they entered some European countries, and some were arrested during the German invasion.
  • Child Labour Laws

    Child Labour Laws
    Child Labours were appearing for a long time, and they usually appear in families that were poor and they have a lot of children, therefore the children will go to work and improve the family income situation. The Child Labour Laws were passed in the 1970s and 1880s. The Child Labour Laws had banned the mines and factories having workers that were under 14. And it also made school attendance mandatory.