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Ch.3: Interwar Years

Canadian Curriculum Social Studies: Chapter 3: Interwar Years

League of Nations An association of nations who would work together to achieve collective security and peace for the world. First proposed by Woodrow Wilson
Arbitration Process in which two dissenting parties submit their dispute to a third party for a ruling
Collective Security Where members of the League of Nations bound themselves to help any other member that was a victim to agression
Group of Seven A group of seven famous Canadian painters who rejected realism, used bold strokes, heavy paint, and contrast in their paintings. They would only paint Canadian landscapes. Tom Thompson was the main creator of the Group of Seven, and its most famous artist
Emily Carr An artist from the 20s and 30s who painted the landscapes of B.C., and studied aboriginal culture.
Foster Hewitt A hockey radio broadcaster of the 1920s.
Pier 21 A port in Halifax to which many immigrants came.
Chanak Crisis, 1922 British sent troops to Turkey to reaffirm ownership of Chanak. Turkey could have access to the Black Sea and Mediterranean. PM King said Canadian Parliament would decide whether to send troops. First time Canada refused unconditional support for Britain.
Imperial Conference, 1926 Made known that Canada was in no way subordinate to Great Britain
Balfour Report Acknowledged that that the dominions within the British Empire were independent communities, and that the Canadian Governor General was only a representative of the British Monarch
Statute of Westminster,1931 Lawfully recognized the Balfour Report which made Canada autonomous. Specified that dominions were allowed to make their own laws
British Common Wealth of Nations Association of the former colonies of Britain. Were treated as free and equal states: membership based on allegiance to the Crown. Canada joined December 11, 1931
Red Scare Fear of Communism: peaople feared that the strikes and trade unions were the beginning of a Communist revolution. Anyone in posession of Communist literature would be arrested
Trade Unions Organizations of workers that demanded better pay, working conditions, improved housing, and imporved job training programs.
Collective Bargaining Process in which employers bargain or negotiate with employee representatives.
Bloody Saturday June 21, 1919: crowd gathers to watch parade protesting the arrest of the Winnipeg Strike leaders. They set a streetcar on fire, and the RCMP charged. One man killed, 30 injured, and hundreds arrested
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