History Grade 10 Exam Review

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History Exam Notes June-12-12 7:33 PM Prime Ministers and Important People: * Robert Borden: 1911- 1920 * Conservative * Efforts in WW1 made him a successful PM * Arthur Meighen: 1920- 1921 * Conservative * William Lyon Mackenzie King: 1921- 1926, 1926- 1930, 1935- 1948 * Liberal * Independence of Canada in foreign policies * Richard Bennett: 1930- 1935 * Conservative * Create Bank of Canada, 1934 * Canadian Wheat Board, 1935 * Unemployment Benefits, 1935 * Maurice Duplessis: 1936- 1939, 1944- 1959. * Union Nationale * Fleur- de -Lys * Dark Period in Quebec's history * William Aberhart (Premier of Alberta): 1935- 1943, (member of…show more content…
prohibited the manufacture, import, and transport of liquor * Jan 1919, the US banned sale * Canadian prohibition ended 1919 * Canadians began rum- running illegal breweries in the US * bootleg running was popular, but if caught: imprisonment with hard labour, $1000 fine, killed by gangs * Winnipeg General Strike * March 1919  large union "One Big Union" was created to fight for worker's rights * Workers wanted higher wages, 8 hour work day, and the right to collective bargaining (to negotiate on behalf of other members) * May 15, 1919  general strike with 30 000 people * Workers formed Central Strike Committee (to oversee conduct of strike) * June 17  eight members were arrested  planned mass rally June 21 * The crowd pushed a streetcar over  one man killed 30 injured  Bloody Saturday * Branch Plant * A factory or business owned and controlled by a larger company in another country * Model T * Model T became a popular car because of low price, cheap (mass production) and easy maintenance * It had many problems like brittle axles, stuck in the mud (as there weren’t that many paved roads), engine burned out easily * Assembly line A series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items is progressively assembled. * The
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