1920's Canada

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1920's Canada
  1. Economy
    1. Growth
      1. Important Industries
        1. Manufacturing
          1. Wheat
            1. Natural Resources
              1. Hydroelectricity
              2. More trade with USA
                1. Branch Plants
                2. Urbanization
                  1. Farming more mechanized
                    1. Regionalism
                    2. Labour Issues
                      1. Soldiers
                        1. Could not find jobs
                          1. Wanted:
                            1. Higher Wages
                              1. Pensions
                                1. Medical Services
                                  1. Job Re-training
                                  2. Many strikes
                                  3. Winnepeg General Strike
                                    1. 30,000 on Strike
                                      1. Union & Non-union
                                        1. Metal and building workers
                                        2. One Big Union formed
                                          1. Leaders accused of being Communist
                                          2. Demands
                                            1. Shorter work week
                                              1. Higher wages
                                                1. Collective barganing
                                                2. Long run - goals were achieved
                                                  1. Growing distrust between workers and onwers
                                                3. Rural
                                                  1. Farmers
                                                    1. Working long hours
                                                      1. Low pay
                                                        1. Strikes
                                                      2. Inflation
                                                      3. Social History
                                                        1. Women
                                                          1. Marriage
                                                            1. Money belonged to husband
                                                              1. Arranged marriage
                                                                1. No divorce
                                                                  1. Expected to have children
                                                                  2. Jobs as nurses or teachers
                                                                    1. Voting
                                                                      1. Female Suffrage Movement
                                                                        1. All women gained vote in 1918
                                                                        2. Women in Government
                                                                          1. Persons Case
                                                                            1. "Famous Five" challenged case
                                                                              1. 1929 Women considered people
                                                                              2. 1921 Agnes Macphail first women elected to House of Commons
                                                                                1. 1916 Emily Murphy first female judge in Commonwealth
                                                                              3. Minorities/Immigration
                                                                                1. African Canadians
                                                                                  1. Faced discrimination
                                                                                    1. Segregated schools
                                                                                    2. Asian Immigration
                                                                                      1. Chinese excluded
                                                                                        1. 150 Japanese per year
                                                                                          1. Servants and labourers
                                                                                      2. School
                                                                                        1. Few male teachers
                                                                                          1. Studied until grade 8
                                                                                            1. Went straight into the working world after
                                                                                            2. Aboriginal Canadians
                                                                                              1. Land
                                                                                                1. Royal Proclamation issued in 1763
                                                                                                  1. Reserves created without negotiation anyway
                                                                                                    1. Land continuosuly taken by government
                                                                                                  2. Culture
                                                                                                    1. Potlatch banned
                                                                                                      1. Ceremonial objects seized
                                                                                                        1. Traditional Council of the Six Nations banned
                                                                                                        2. Residential Schools
                                                                                                          1. Goal to assimilate
                                                                                                            1. Children abused
                                                                                                              1. 24% dead
                                                                                                              2. Children forced to go
                                                                                                                1. System continued to expand
                                                                                                              3. Prohibition
                                                                                                                1. Encouraged by Women's Union
                                                                                                              4. Autonomy
                                                                                                                1. USA
                                                                                                                  1. 1923 Halibut Treaty
                                                                                                                    1. 1920s Investment in Canada
                                                                                                                      1. 1920s Bransh Plants
                                                                                                                        1. US companies established branches in Canada
                                                                                                                          1. Canada reliant on US for economic prosperity
                                                                                                                          2. 1930s Radios
                                                                                                                          3. Independance
                                                                                                                            1. 1919 Paris Peace Conference
                                                                                                                              1. Canada had own seat
                                                                                                                              2. 1920 League of Nations
                                                                                                                                1. Canada an independent member
                                                                                                                                2. 1922 Chanak Crisis
                                                                                                                                  1. Canada refuses to send troops for Britain
                                                                                                                                  2. 1926 King-Byng Crisis
                                                                                                                                    1. Election over power of Governor General
                                                                                                                                      1. Changed role of Governor General
                                                                                                                                      2. 1920s and 1930s Group of Seven/Emily Carr
                                                                                                                                        1. 1931 Statute of Westminster
                                                                                                                                          1. Canada able to make foreign policy
                                                                                                                                            1. More free of British control
                                                                                                                                            2. 1931 Hockey Night in Canada
                                                                                                                                              1. 1936 CBC Established
                                                                                                                                              2. Britian
                                                                                                                                                1. 1926 Balfour Report
                                                                                                                                                2. Prime Minister
                                                                                                                                                  1. William Lyon Mackenzie King
                                                                                                                                                    1. Believed in autonomy for Canada

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