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06/20/2015

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What was the overall lifestyle of the roaring 20's
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a decade of prosperity, fun and wild living, especially with the stock markets opening up.
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What was the date of Black Tuesday?
Definition
October, 29, 1929
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Who were the Magnificent Seven?
Definition
Group of artists who focused on impressionism, specifically Canadian landscapes
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What is prohibition?
Definition
Ban of sale, distribution, and consumption of alcohol
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what is Riding the Rods
Definition
a way of travelling by train that laso hid you from police authority, however it was quite dangerous, as you ride underneath the train car
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What happened during the Winnipeg General Crisis?
Definition
it was a labor strike by Winnipeg's metal and building workers, demanding higher wages and a shorter working week.30000 went on strike. but the mayor appointed special police and many protestors were arrested.
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what was the event where One striker died, 30 were injured and many others were arrested, forcing them to get back to work? as a result of the Winnipeg General Crisis.
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Bloody saturday
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how long did the Winnipeg General Crisis last?
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43 days
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what was the major cause of the Stock market crash on black Tuesday in 1929
Definition
the rapid panic selling of stocks, as a result of people buying shares on taxpayers money.
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What happened to soldiers who came back from war in the 20's?
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many soldiers were out of jobs, and many returned with little or no pensions, medical services, and very few employment opportunities
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what is the Old Pension Act?
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bill passed in 1927 which granted basic pensions ($240/month) to canadian citizens
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Regionalism
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the concern of local problems within a region
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maratime rights movement
Definition
a brief movement formed by prominent business and political leaders
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national policy
Definition
placing tariffs and duties on foreign goods imported into Canada,
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why was the naitonal policy implemented?
Definition
put in place so canadians could purchase more canadian goods
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united farmers parties
Definition
farmers made their own political parties
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federal progressive party
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a national party based on free trade and public ownership of railways, represented the praries
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who led the federal progressive party
Definition
thomas crerar
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Who is was william Lyon Mackenzie King?
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he was the leader of the Liberal party at the start of 1919 and became prime minister in 1921
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Arthur Meighen
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became the conservative party leader after Robert Borden retired
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How did Canada grow to have independence?
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1922- King refused to send troops to beat up turkey

1923-king insisted he would be allowed to sign an international treaty without a british representative signing it. (Halibut Treaty)

1926-there was a problem with the governor General Lord byng getting too involved in the government when not allowed to

1926-the report that was written by Lord Balfour suggested that the colonies would become more autonomous to make their own decisions that are best for their country

1931-the statute of westminster is created to give the colonies full autonomy with their alliance to britain

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what was the King-Byng Flyng Thing?
Definition
it was an issue between prime minister king and governor general lord balfour.
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what was the problem with kings liberal government?
Definition
a worker within the liberal party was smuggleing alcohol into the United states during a prohibition. Because of this the progressive party left the political union since they didnt want to be accused of anything.
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what did byng try to do?
Definition
he attempted to get meighan to run the government without any concent of britain or the parties.
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what was the balfour report?
Definition
it was a report created to try and give the colonies full autonomy
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statute of westminster
Definition
at document created that would give the colonies full autonomy with the rule that they must remained allied to britain
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BNA Act
Definition
the canadian constitution that remained in britain until pierre trudeau returned into canada
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what are branch plants?
Definition
different power plants set up in a country when the company is from a different country from where the power plant is set up
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what was the prohibition?
Definition
from world war 1 to 1933 the US put a ban on all alcohol which created room for gangs that could smuggle the booze in and get tons of money doing it
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Agness Macphail
Definition
the first women elected to the house of commons
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the persons case of 1929
Definition
it was a case set up by Emily Murphy to make women in Canada persons under the law
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who were the famous five?
Definition
they were agroup of women who worked to creating more womens rights in Canada
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Emily Murphy
Definition
first Female judge
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cairine wilson
Definition
the first women appointed to the senate
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what were some results of the roaring twenties?
Definition
more automobiles were created quickly and cheaply, the trans canada highway was created that streached out from St. Johns to Horshoe bay, more pilots were being trained, the telephone became a standard household appliance, movies were comming out more often and the radio allowed US stations for entertainment.
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the group of seven
Definition
a group of painters that held an exhibition in Toronto in 1920 who painted Canadian landscapes and environment
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emily carr
Definition
the best known painter of the pacific coast in victoria
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what discrimination was happening within the aboriginal nations?
Definition
There was nothing but discrimination that came from Canadians in the way they treated the native people. they were not allowed to vote in federal elections until 1960 and the children had to deal with the issues from the residential schools. their traditional potlach was banned.
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when did the stock exhange collapse?
Definition
1929 and it was the start of the great depression in north america
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