Unit 2 Timeline

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    Unit 2 Timeline

  • Canada joins the war +1 (political)

    On august 4th Britain went into war against Germany. Since Canada was a dominion of the British Empire they were brought into the war with Britain.
  • Second Ypres Battle -2 (social)

    On April 22nd 1915 , Canada had its first main battle. The Canadians were in great danger due to the fact that they were being outnumbered.
  • War Tax of 1916 -2 (economic)

    The Business Profits War Tax Act of 1916 required all Canadian corporations having $50,000, or more, in capital to file a yearly tax return
  • Lieutenant Colonel Allison Borden's recruitment letters 0 (social)

    On February 14th 1916, Lieutenant Colonel Allison Borden, a cousin of Canada's Prime Minister Robert Borden, wrote a letter that was distributed to teachers in the province of Nova Scotia. Every child was given a copy and it was read in every school. Lt. Col. Borden was the commanding officer of the 85th Battalion and was trying to recruit enough soldiers for three more battalions from Nova Scotia.
  • Military Service Act -1 (social)

    Borden's government enacted the Military Service Act in 1917, which made military service compulsory for men between 20 and 45 years old.
  • Wartime elections Act +1 (social)

    On the 20th September 1917 the Wartime Elections Act made it possible for (Some) Canadian women to be allowed to vote
  • Federal election +1 (political)

    On the 17th of December 1917 Federal Election took place and the pro-conscription side won
  • Women earn the right to vote +2 (political/social)

    Women were finally allowed to vote on May 24, 1918 for the election taking place in 1921
  • WW1 ends +1 (social)

    The first world war ends on this day, November 11th 1918
  • Aboriginal voting +2 (political/social)

    1920- Many aboriginal veterans who fought in the war were allowed to vote
  • Canada going independent +2 (political)

    at the Imperial Conference of 1923, Canada's prime ministers demanded more autonomy. Meaning more self government and independence
  • Womens rights "persons" case +2 (social)

    In 1929 women granted the right to be considered "persons". By 1927, most Canadian women were able to vote in federal elections and provincial elections