Timeline with Attitude: 1914-1929

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  • CANADA JOINED BRITAIN IN WWI

    CANADA JOINED BRITAIN IN WWI
    When Canada joined Britain, progress was made because businesses started making more money. In addition, lower class people were given more rights and were allowed to work.
    +1
    Economical and Political change
  • TRENCH WARFARE

    TRENCH WARFARE
    The Rench Warfare was a 4-year long event that helped Canada progress. The trench warfare gave Canada an idea of a large war which helped us improve our armies, and weapons to the level that other countries had developed it too.
    +2
    Social change
  • BATTLE OF YPRES

    BATTLE OF YPRES
    The Battle of Ypres was Canadians first major battle at Ypres Salient and decline was made. About one-third of 6,000 soldiers were killed, injured or taken captive since it was the first time that chlorine fumes were used to attack.
    -1
    Social change
  • JEREMIAH JONES

    JEREMIAH JONES
    On February 9, 1917, Jeremiah Jones and other black Canadian soldiers were assigned to the Royal Canadian Regiment. This showed progress for Canada because Jeremiah along with 15 other black soldiers was allowed for the first time to fight along side with the Aboriginals and whites.
  • CONSCRIPTION

    CONSCRIPTION
    The Conscription showed a decline for the progress of Canada because it took away the rights of Canadians to chose whether they wanted to be apart of the army at war or not.
    +1
    Social change
  • HALIFAX HARBOR EXPLOSION

    HALIFAX HARBOR EXPLOSION
    The Halifax Harbor Explosion showed a decline for Canada because approximately 2,000 people died and 9,000 were injured when a ship carrying bombs crashed into a Norton ship due to miss-communication, causing an explosion.
    -2
    Economic and Social change
  • MAE BELLE SAMPSON

    MAE BELLE SAMPSON
    On June 27, 1918 Mae Belle was killed when a hospital ship was bombed by the Germans. However, this is still progress for Canada because Mae Belle Sampson was one of the first nurses allowed to go overseas during the First World War part of the Canadian Army Medical Corps.
    +1
    Social change
  • THE FIRST WORLD WAR ENDED

    THE FIRST WORLD WAR ENDED
    On November 11, 1918, the first world war came to an end. This made great progress for Canada because of the Canadian military, Canada won a separate signature on the Peace Treaty.
    +2
    Political change
  • WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE

    WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE
    Following the first world war ending, the cost of living rose greatly. Winnipeg's workers that constructed buildings and metal went on strike to receive higher wages. This was a decline for Canada because the strike was from May 1, 1919, to June 25, 1919.
    -1
    Economic change
  • WOMAN ARE ANNOUNCED AS "PERSONS"

    WOMAN ARE ANNOUNCED AS "PERSONS"
    Canada made great progress on October 18, 1929, when Woman was announced as "Persons". 5 Alberta woman: Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Louis McKinney, and Henrietta Muir Edwards fought a legal and political battle to have women recognized as persons under the British North America Act.
    +2
    Political and Social change
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    Timeline with Attitude: 1914-1929