the development of industries for the machine production of goods
Replaced Borden as the leader of the Conservative Party in 1920, automatically becoming Prime Minister. Conservative leader.
An association of workers, formed to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages.
taxes on imported goods
The Progressive Party
A political party created by a split in the Republican Party. Formed by Theodore Roosevelt after he lot the Rebulican Nomination
One Big Union
A union created in 1919 in the western Canada that tried to represent all the workers
right of unions to negotiate with management for workers as a group
Methodist minister, social worker, politician; First leader of the Cooperative Commonwealth federation (CCF)
this was the peak of the Winnipeg General Strike, when a parade turned violent after an armed RCMP charged into the crowd
British went to war against Turkey 1921, but Canada chose not to go help them
this Canadian-American treaty regulated fishing in the North Atlantic, and is important because it was the first international treaty Canada signed without a representative from Britain
The King-Byng Affair was a Canadian constitutional crisis that occurred in 1926 when the Governor General of Canada, Lord Byng of Vimy, refused a request by the Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, to dissolve parliament and call a general election
Statute Of Westminster
1931 act of Parliament that recognized Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa as completely independent.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
Canadian prime minister who led his country to independence.
means the assembly is no longer supporting the government
(n) self-government, political control
Louis B. Mayer
A successful moviemaker who was in charge of a major film studio MGM
Young women who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting
Short Haircut for Women
Group Of Seven
a group of Canadian painters in the 1920s and 1930s who developed bold techniques in their landscape works
fear of foreigners
Under the Indian Act, Aboriginal children were forced to attended these, where teachers would try to assimilate children into the Western culture. Many students suffered extreme emotional or physical abuse while at these places.
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Chinese were prohibited from legally immigrating
5 women in Canada who fought to have women declared "persons" under the law
right to vote
The case in which women became 'persons' under the law and in the BNA Act.
the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
(Women's Christian Temperance Union) group organized in 1874 that worked to ban the sale of liquor in the U.S.
1928 Persons Case, Fab Five pushes and this person becomes first female senator
First female member of parliament.
October 29, 1929; the day the stock market crashed
Buying on Credit
People bought with credit and paid later
The Business Cycle
Reoccurring increases and decreases in the level of economic activity over periods of years; consists of peak, recession, trough, and expansion phases
Five-cent Piece Speech
King's speech that wouldn't give 5 cents to any non-liberal provinces
the act of reducing something unpleasant
In 1935, hundreds of single unemployed men hopped freight trains for Ottawa demanding work, wages and an end to government relief camps. The trek was stopped in Regina.
Single unemployed men worked in camps; building roads, airports, military bases and parks.
People who could not afford gas often took their motors out of their cars and trucks to make them lighter and horses or oxen were hitched to them. Farmers called these horse-drawn cars and trucks 'Bennett Buggies' because they felt that the prime minister was not doing enough to help them.
a riot that occurred when police attempted to clear On-to-Ottawa trekkers from a stadium in Regina
Bennett's New Deal
An economic reform program designed to solve the problems of the Great Depression. Government intervention, including fairer tax systems, UI, workplace reforms, old age pensions and support for farmers
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation - a socialist political party established in the Great Depression, in the prairie provinces
Social Credit Party
a conservative - populist political party in Canada that promoted social credit theories of monetary reform. It was the federal wing of the Canadian social credit movement.
formed to contest the 1935 provincial election in Québec. Its leader was Maurice Duplessis.
a Quebec law that was used to shut down suspected communist organizations and newspapers