Grade 10 academic history WWI 1920s practice questions/answers relating to general terms. CHC2D1 CHC2D1 CHC2D1 CHC2D1
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When did WWI begin and when did it end?
- Began on July 18th, 1914
- Ended November 11th, 1918 (Armistice Treaty)
Who was the Prime Minister of Canada during WWI?
- Robert Borden was the prime minister of Canada
What was the Conscription Crisis?
- After battle of sommes Canada needed soldiers and had to rely on its last effort conscription
- The problem half the country wanted conscription and half of them did not. Borden didn’t want to lose the election so he introduced to acts:
- War- Times Elections Act- Gave women related to soldiers/nurses right to note and took away votes from enemy aliens ( Germans)
- Military Voters Act- gave soldiers right to vote in any riding and their riding could be added to any riding to help Borden’s votes. Took the right to vote from conscientious objectors
- Borden creates the Military Service Act- States conscription would come into effect after next federal election.
What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?
Major Terms are:
- War Guilt Cause: Germany must take full responsibility for causing WWI
- Reparations: Germany had to pay for all war damages and loses totalling 30 billion
- Military Restrictions: Germany was not allowed to have an army more than 100 000 men, no air force or submarines/navy
- Territory Restrictions: the map of Europe was redrawn and Germany lost all territories gained and overseas colonies; Germany split into two by the polish corridor
What are some of the inventions of the 1920’s? How did they change the lives of Canadians?
-Radio (brought Canadians closer)-CFRB-Canada’s First Roger’s Batteryless -Car (created new jobs, tourism)
What were the fads of the 1920‘s?
-Charleston Dance, Mah-Jongg, Contests, Crossword books, Stunt pilots
Who was the Prime Minister during the 1920’s?
-Arthur Meighen and William MAckenzie King
How were Aboriginals treated in the 1920’s?
-Not able to vote unless give up status
What was the Winnipeg General Stirke?
- -Was a strike where workers protested and stopped the railways, postal service, police force and
- fire bridage? Because of unemployment, high costs of living, inadequate wages, profiteering,
- long hours and undesirable working conditions
- Why did women’s groups support Prohibition?
- -because grains used in producing the beer and liquor could be put to better use in providing
- food for the soldiers in Europe
What was life like for returning veterans?
-Hard to settle back
-Lots of people looking for jobs
-Lost his pride
-Not everyone can farm so he can’t make income farming
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