Feb 25, 2010
The 60s: A Time of Change
The New Left
the 60s were a tumultuous period economically, socially, and politically. it was a
time of division and was characterized by a political shift to the left.
the creation of the New Left - rejected both th
March 16, 2010
Pearson is often thought of as the most influential PM during the Cold War.
Pearson governed during the booming optimistic years of the 60s. some thought
he was too nice a man to be PM although everyone liked Mike
Jan 12, 2010 Canada in the Second World War
in the lead up to the second world war we see a fairly strong isolationist
attitude in Canada. People were focused inwards as they tried to overcome
the great depression.
by the mid 1930s people who
Feb 11, 2010
Korea, Suez Canal Crisis and the Indochinese wars
Korea was originally controlled by the Chinese but was taken over by the
Japanese during the War. At Potsdam in 1945 Korea was split b/w the Soviet and
N. Korea Invaded S. Korea and
March 18, 2010
Born in Montreal from the family of a French father and scottish mother. His
father instilled a strong sense of self-reliance. HIs fathers death when he was 15
was hard on him.
family became wealthy at beginning of the Great
March 11, 2010
Quebec and the Quiet Revolution
Duplesiss was anti-labour and deeply conservative.
Duplesis reformed the school system.
an important event in Quebec was the Asbestos strike of 1949. it was a
brutal strike and Duplesis tried to use the provi
Feb 2, 2010
there had been various attempts since 1867 to get NFLD into Canada but they
had never resulted in NFLD joining Canada.
in 1949 NFLD became Canadas 10th province. it had been preceded by months
of bitter struggle.
Joseph Smallwood was the leade
March 2, 2010
The Womens Movement
the problem that has no name the name that Betty Friedan gave to
womens dissatisfaction with their role in the home
second wave feminism
The Royal Commission on the Status of Women
Doris Anderson the editor of Chatelain m
Jan 21, 2010
The Welfare State in Canada - Read the Marsh report article.
for the majority of the europe and the world the Second World War destroyed
their infrastructures and displaced millions of people
Canada, however, came out of the world in fairly g
Jan 14, 2010
Changes for women - work, volunteer, enlistment
Closer ties with the USA
Battle of the Atlantic
Dieppe, Italy, D-Day
while WW2 did lead to a lot of changes for women as they went into the factories,