1920s Canada

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1920s Canada
  1. Economy
    1. Strikes
      1. Winnipeg General Strike
        1. worker wanted higher wages and a shorter work week
          1. 30000 people on strike
          2. Canada 1919
            1. No veteran pensions
              1. No medical services for wounded soldiers
                1. Few jobs
                  1. Rich Employers
                    1. Wages didn't cover the cost of rent and food
                  2. Growth
                    1. Industries
                      1. manufacturing
                        1. Radios
                          1. appliances
                          2. Natural resources exploration
                            1. hydroelecticity
                            2. U.S Investment
                              1. Owned more of Canada's industries
                                1. Pulp
                                  1. Paper
                                    1. Mining
                                  2. One big union was formed
                                    1. Regionalism
                                      1. Concerns within the regions
                                    2. Rural
                                      1. People that lived on the farms didn't want growth in the economy
                                    3. Social History
                                      1. Women
                                        1. Life for Women
                                          1. Worked traditional jobs
                                            1. Expected to marry
                                              1. Arrange marriages
                                                1. money and property belong to the husband
                                                2. Women gained the right to vote
                                                  1. Women becoming a person
                                                    1. Debated by the Famous five
                                                  2. Minorities/Immigrants
                                                    1. Faced discrimination
                                                      1. Restrictions on Aisian immigration
                                                        1. Chinese were excluded
                                                          1. Japanese restricted to 150 servants and labourers per year
                                                        2. School
                                                          1. Separate schools for 'blacks' and 'Europeans
                                                            1. Segregated schools
                                                            2. Aboriginal Canadians
                                                              1. Residential Schools
                                                                1. Children were forced from their commutnies
                                                                  1. Aboriginal culture and language was not taught to the generation that went to the schools
                                                                    1. The children at the schools were abused
                                                                      1. Aboriginal that came from the schools abused there children because they were abused when they were children
                                                                      2. Loss of parenting skills
                                                                      3. Land
                                                                        1. The Royal Proclamation and land title in British columbia
                                                                          1. Settlers of Canada could claim parts of Aboringial land with out negotiation
                                                                            1. British Settlers built roads and railways through Aboriginal land
                                                                          2. Culture
                                                                            1. Banning traditional practices
                                                                              1. Potlatches were banned
                                                                                1. Some missionaries complained that potlatches encouraged non-productive behaviour
                                                                                2. Banning the traditional council of Six Nations
                                                                          3. Autonomy
                                                                            1. USA
                                                                              1. Branch Plants
                                                                                1. Automobile companies
                                                                                  1. Oil Companies
                                                                                  2. Halibut Treaty
                                                                                    1. Fishing treaty with the US
                                                                                    2. 1920s Investment in Canada
                                                                                      1. British investment declined
                                                                                        1. US investment Increased
                                                                                        2. 1930s Radio
                                                                                        3. Canada's Independence
                                                                                          1. 1919 Paris Peace conference
                                                                                            1. Canada held their own seat from Britain
                                                                                            2. League of Nations
                                                                                              1. Formed to prevent war
                                                                                                1. Canada was an independent member
                                                                                              2. 1922 Chanak Crisis
                                                                                                1. Britain asked Canada to send troops
                                                                                                  1. Canada Refused
                                                                                                2. 1926 King-Byng Crisis
                                                                                                  1. Election over the power of the Governor General
                                                                                                    1. Change the role of the Governor General
                                                                                                  2. Group of Seven
                                                                                                    1. 75% of Canadian homes had a radio
                                                                                                      1. Many listen to American programs
                                                                                                    2. 1931 statue of Westminster
                                                                                                      1. Canada more free of British control
                                                                                                      2. 1931 Hockey night in Canada
                                                                                                        1. Radio Broadcasting
                                                                                                          1. Canada's programming on the radio
                                                                                                        2. 1936 CBC
                                                                                                          1. Create Radio programs in French and English
                                                                                                            1. Now had a media source alternative to the US
                                                                                                          2. Britain
                                                                                                            1. Balfour Report
                                                                                                              1. Recognition by Britain that Canada was less subordinate to Britain
                                                                                                          3. Prime Minister
                                                                                                            1. William Lyon Mackenzie King
                                                                                                              1. Question the role go the Governor General
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