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Unit One: – Prime Ministers – Immigration – Residential Schools – Background Causes of WWI – Immediate Cause of WWI – Major Battles of WWI – Technology of WWI – Conscription – Homefront – End of the War and Treaty of Versailles – League of Nations – Political and social issues in Post-WWI Canada – Winnipeg General Strike—Bloody Saturday – Technology of the 1920s – Life in the 1920s – Prohibition – Pearson’s Case – The Economy of the 1920s Unit Two:
– Causes of the Great Depression – Life in the 1930s – Political Parties of the 1930s – Rise of dictators – Communism and Fascism – Background Causes to WWII – Immediate Cause of WWII – Road to War and Appeasement – Major Battles of WWII in Europe and the Pacific – Technology of WWII – Homefront – Prime Ministers – The Holocaust – Japanese Internment – End of the War in Europe/Pacific – Atomic Bomb Unit Three – The Cold War (Communism versus Democracy) – Igor Gouzenko – Berlin Crisis
– Alliances – M.A.D – Arms Race – Cold War Conflicts (Korean War, Suez Canal Crisis, Vietnam War, Cuban Missile Crisis) – The United Nations – United Nations Peacekeeping – Doomsday Clock and Fear of Nuclear War (Bomb Shelters) – Prime Ministers – Baby Boom – The October Crisis – Quebec Referendums Cold War – The cold war was the period of 1949 – 1989 when mainly America and the Soviet Union were exchanging threats between one another – Called the cold war because there were only threats, and there was really nothing done by each country. Igor Gouzenko – The soviet clerk of the Russian Embassy who defected to Canada on September 5, 1945 – Gave Canada documents that revealed the soviets were using espionage to target western countries – One of the causes of the cold war – Was housed at Camp X with his family for safety Berlin Crisis

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