Timeline With Attitude

Timeline created by JamieG-P
In History
  • Women In War (+1) [Social]

    Women In War (+1) [Social]
    These women were working in dangerous, cramped and stressful conditions. The article says “For some Canadians, images and news of nurses working hard at the front and sacrificing their lives helped to change notions of women as fragile, helpless creatures.” This is huge progress for the women of Canada as it helped change destructive and false stereotypes.
  • Billy Bishop and the Canadian Air Force (+1) [Social]

    Billy Bishop and the Canadian Air Force (+1) [Social]
    Billy Bishop was a Canadian air force pilot in World War 1. Billy became famous for flying over enemy territory and engaging one of Germany’s aerodromes, as well as shooting down three German planes. This was a significant achievement because just landing and tacking off was very hard. Also Canada did not have a Air Force until late in the war but still became know as a force to be reckoned with. This made huge progress for Canada.
  • Women In the Workforce (+1) [Social]

    Women In the Workforce (+1) [Social]
    Many women gained some financial independence and sense of social worth through their WWI labor force participation. Women worked in Canada during WWI while the men were gone. The women gained some independence. However they were forced to work bad hours and not getting paid close to what they deserve.
  • Jeremiah Jones and Black Canadian soldiers

    Jeremiah Jones and Black Canadian soldiers
    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 were allowed for the first time to fight in the war.
  • War Artists (+1) [Social]

    War Artists (+1) [Social]
    The war artists made important progress in regards to art. “The new medium of film progressed significantly during this time period as Canadian cinematographers produced weekly film dispatches”. While making these weekly film dispatches for the public these artists had sharpened their skills and made great progress in the film industry that might not have been possible were it not for the war.
  • Residential Schools (-2) [Social]

    Residential Schools (-2) [Social]
    In 1920, the government formed residential schools for the First Nation children between the ages of 7-15. These schools were designed to get rid of the aboriginal culture. The kids were forcefully removed from their homes, and were forced to get rid of their cultural.
  • The Persons Case

    The Persons Case
    The famous five were five women who stood up for women's and children's rights. They were the only group that ever questioned if the word "Person" could apply to both women and men, and it did not. The word "Person" was just referring to men. They helped change that and made extreme social progress for women.
  • The Start Of The Great Depression (-2) [Economic]

    The Start Of The Great Depression (-2) [Economic]
    The stock market crash of 1929 had a huge impact on Canadians. The stock market had been growing rapidly prior to that so many people had lots of money invested in the stocks, when it crashed it caused devastation all over the world. People lost everything and many were in financial trouble. It had a major negative impact on the Canadian economy. That stock market crash is what ultimately started the time know as the great depression.
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