Timeline with Attitude

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  • Women working in man jobs 1914-1918 (+1)

    Women working in man jobs 1914-1918 (+1)
    Between 1914 and 1918, hundreds of British factories altered their functions to make munitions. Over 890,000 women – teenagers, wives, mothers, even grandmothers – joined the two million already working in factories, while the men were fighting in the war.
  • Aug 4, 1914-1918 enemy aliens (+1)

    Aug 4, 1914-1918 enemy aliens (+1)
    The term “enemy alien” referred to the citizens of states legally at war with Canada who resided in Canada during the war.Canada interned 8,579 enemy aliens in 24 receiving stations and internment camps from 1914-1920.The majority of those interned were of Ukrainian descent, targeted because Ukraine was then split between Russia (an ally) and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, an enemy of the British Empire. They were placed in camps and had to work all day for a poor wage.
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    Progress and decline of Canada's Histroy 1914-1929

  • Aug 4, 1914 The Beginning of WWI (Social Change) (-1)

    Aug 4, 1914 The Beginning of WWI (Social Change) (-1)
    Britain officially declared war on Germany in 1914 on August fourth,, and since back then, Canada was a colony of Britain, Canada was included in this great war a day after. Throughout this war, Canada had gained respect from many other countries, but Canada had also lost many, many soldiers in this war. More Canadians died in this war than any other war Canada has been in, killing around 60,000 men and injuring 172,000 more.
  • Apr 22, 1915 The Second Battle of Ypres (Social Change) (+2)

    Apr 22, 1915 The Second Battle of Ypres (Social Change) (+2)
    The second battle of Ypres took place on the Ypres salient on the Western Front, in Belgium. During the Second Battle of Ypres, the Germans unleashed a new weapon: chlorine gas. The Canadian army lost 6,000 men, around one-third of their force, but they kept fighting and won the battle. The Canadians persevered and defeated the Germans at the end. Showing the world that Canada is also a powerful country.
  • Sep 20, 1917 Wartime Elections Act (Social Change) (+2)

    Sep 20, 1917 Wartime Elections Act (Social Change) (+2)
    The Wartime Elections Act, established on the 20th of September, 1917, gave the right to vote to the sisters, mothers, wives of the soldiers serving overseas. This event is a big leap towards women's rights, as now a few of them are finally permitted to vote. This event was influenced by Sampson and MacDonald's actions, serving in WWI as nurses and risking their lives doing so.
  • 1918 The Spanish Flu Epidemic (-1)

    The Spanish flu epidemic started in 1918 and ended in 1920. It had killed around 55,000 Canadians between the ages of 20 and 40. People that had just come back from the war, people who had just reunited with their family had died from this tragic illness. The flu killed many good men that might have done something with their lives to make Canada greater than it is now.
  • The end of WW1 1918 (+1)

    The end of WW1 1918 (+1)
    On the 11th month, the 11th hour and on the 11th day of 1918. The great war ends. Canada celebrates because they have became a stronger and more well know nation, But they will face many more problems with taxes, economy, people getting treated unfairly, etc...
  • The Cure For Diabetes (Economic change) (+2)

    The Cure For Diabetes (Economic change) (+2)
    In 1922, Dr. Frederick Banting had discovered insulin, a cure for diabetes mellitus. Before the discovery of insulin, if a person was diagnosed with diabetes, they would be put on a very strict diet but would still die within the next few years. Dr. Banting's discovery was a milestone in Canada's medical history, as it helped save many thousand lives. If he hadn't made this discovery, many people could be still dying from diabetes.
  • The Stock Market Crash (Economic Change) (-2)

    The Stock Market Crash (Economic Change) (-2)
    The Great Stock Market Crash began on Black Thursday, October 24, 1929, and ended on Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929. This event was the cause of the great depression, which lasted until 1939. What happened to most Canadians was that they were buying things they couldn't even dream to afford with credit, and when the stock market crashed they couldn't repay what they bought and became very poor.