1920's Timeline With Attitude

Timeline created by Naeem874
In History
  • Spanish Influenza Epidemic (-2)

    Spanish Influenza Epidemic (-2)
    The Spanish Flu was a terrible way to start off the new decade, 1920. It is possible the worst epidemic in history with over 50 million deaths and 50,000 Canadians dying from the flu. The flu began in February 1918 and ended in April 1920
  • Beginning of U.S Branch Plants - 1920's (Economic) +1

    Beginning of U.S Branch Plants - 1920's (Economic) +1
    The U.S. began to branch plants In the beginning of 1920, branch plants are copies of American companies located in Canada. Canada was not able to compete with America, so they set up branch plants in Canada. Most branch plants were located in Canada and Quebec. The branch plants were a success for both countries, Canada was being provided with jobs and training opportunities with new technology. This was a big change the Canada's economy .
  • Group of Seven (+1)

    Group of Seven (+1)
    This group of seven were a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920's. The group was strongly influenced by European Impressionism of the nineteenth century. The groups seven members consists of Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Franz Johnston, Authur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, and Frederick Varley.
  • Gray-Dort Motors (+1)

    Gray-Dort Motors (+1)
    Gray-Dort Motors was one of the most advanced and successful automakers in Canada from 1915 to 1925, It made transportation much more easier and the invention of cars was just a good way to start off a new era
  • Chanak Affair (+2)

    Chanak Affair (+2)
    This event in history is when Canada decided to be more independent. In 1914 at the beginning of World War 1, Canada was automatically at war because of its ties with the British, when Britain declared war with Germany, Canada had to fight alongside Britain. However when Britain was about to go to war with Turkey, Canada refused which meant Britain no longer had control over Canada. Canada showed its interest to become more independent which is why Canada is as independent as it is today.
  • Discovery Of Insulin (+2)

    Discovery Of Insulin (+2)
    Diabetes has been a feared disease which has led to death, that was before the discovery of Insulin. In October 1920 a doctor by the name of Dr. Frederick Banting had an idea. Dr. Banting took his idea to a professor and the University of Toronto. They began their experiment by removing the pancreas of a dog in 1921. In 1922 a 14-year-old boy with diabetes was chosen to receive insulin. The test on the boy was a success and Insulin was created
  • Chuck Lee, Head Tax Payer (-2)

    Chuck Lee, Head Tax Payer (-2)
    Chuck Lee paid $500 head tax to enter Canada in 1906, he left Canada to go back to China in 1926 to get married. His wife stayed in Chine when Chuck Lee returned to Canada. When Chuck attended school he was the only Asian student. After graduating from a technical college as the first Chinese civil engineer, a racial prejudice stopped him from becoming that profession and getting a job. In 1923 a new law came about that any Chinese in Canada had to go back to their country for a maximum 2 years.
  • Coal Miners and Factory Workers (+1)

    Coal Miners and Factory Workers (+1)
    William Davis was shot and killed during the New Waterford Miners strike of 1925. After his death one of the mining company presidents said that the miners would not stay on strike after facing many strikes, shutdowns and wage reductions in the early 1920's. After the workers got back to work the economy drastically boosted making sales in wheat, automobiles, tires, etc. More Canadians were working in factories than ever before in 1928
  • Person's Case (+2)

    Person's Case (+2)
    The persons case was a fight between 5 women and the government, the case was about whether the word "persons" should be referred to women or not. In 1929 the supreme court decided women should no longer be considered as just "persons". the word "persons" to both men and women after they women finally won. These 5 women are known as the "Famous Five".
  • Black Tuesday (-2)

    Black Tuesday (-2)
    Black Tuesday, the day the stock market crashed was a worrying period of time and it was also a signalling sign of depression. During the 1920's many people invested their time and cash into the stock market, when the stock market crashed they lost all that cash invested in the crash.
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    The Roaring Twenties