Jan 28, 2010
Riel in the Northwest Rebellion, 1885
the fed govt granted Riel an amnesty in 1875 if he leaves the country for
five years. Riel enters a mental hospital and his mental health is called into
he didnt leave for the states right away
The Rise of Stalinism
Social pressures played a large role in the formation of Stalinism.
The Chaos of post-civil war Russia allowed the formation and flourishment of
secret police that Stalin could control.
he rationalized his actions and claims by sayin
Organization of Demographic Totalitarianism
why the fascination with statistics and gathering information?
scientific management of society
sets out to prove that when fascists came to power in 22 they revived the
statistical tracking of populations to re
Feb 3, 2011
Proposal should be 500 word long with a clear topic, sketch out the outline of the
paper and needs a hypothesis. Should have a bibliography need 3 primary
sources and should have a min of 12 sources.
The Struggle b/w
Feb 17, 2011
State and Society Under Stalin
main goal of the 36 constitution was centralization.
the regime wanted feedback and discussion on the proposed constitution. They
threatened and did remove regional and local leaders who werent starting and
Jan 13, 2011
A modernization crisis is a tension b/w modernity and traditional methods. And
difficulties adjusting to modernity (industrialization).
to what extent are those two issues factors to the emergence of dictatorships.
WW1 as a
Mussolini attacks liberalism and most of the reading was concerned with taking it
down. He claims that the 20s and 30s were the time of Fascism.
His trend is that he became more and more self-interested over time. In 1943 he
rediscovers radical Fascism. B
Jan 20, 2011
main theme running through the articles was justifications for the dictators beliefs
in simple terms
broadly justifications were:
Fascism was trendy - Western Liberalism had failed. Spiritualism of the
system. Wanted to resurrect the Roman Em
Battle of Wheat, Import restrictions, ag commodities, subsidies, acreage outputs,
internal colonization are all elements of Fascist ag
the actual results of these programs was a lowering of investment,
impoverishment of the people, and
Jan 25, 2011
Approaches to Political Violence
Was enough of the German population radicalized that this political violence was
seen as acceptable?
the article mentioned that the Berlin sometimes supported the Communists.
Why? was it b/c the police force w
Feb 10, 2011
Nazis Propaganda and the Volksgemeinshaft
propaganda only works where there are already some similar feelings. if no one
shares the opinions then it is useless. It cannot transform public thinking, only
provide direction and thought to it
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