Murder at Sarajevo
June 28th, 1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the Archduchess Sophia were visiting
Austria-Hungary because the Archduke would someday be its Emperor.
At 10:00 am, someone threw a bomb, which exploded against the hood of
Profile of a Prime Minister
Entered into the House of Commons in 1896
Was Canadas 7th Prime Minister
Was in power for 15 years. No prime minister except for Macdonald had
been in power longer. Those 15 years were known
Chapter 7 (CHC2D)- Notes
Effects on Everyday Life
Canadians at home supported the troops overseas in many ways.
Posters, community groups and government campaigns suggest that no sacrifice should be
spared to ensure the victory of Europe.
People planted v
Chapter 3(Class Notes)
The Dawn of the 20th Century
Canada was a relatively new country and as it began to move westward,
following the dream of its early government, new innovations in technology
began to improve the quality of life for everyone at least
Chapter 2 (Class Notes)
The Greatest Land Deal in History
After confederation, Canada wanted to expand to the west.
Ruperts Land was owned by the Hudsons Bay Co. and was purchased by Canada.
On this land was the Red River Settlement.
The sale took place i
Battles on the Western Front
Throughout WWI, over 400 000 Canadians went to battle with their
allies. Their contribution will never be forgotten in such battles as Ypres, the
Somme, Vimy Ridge and Passchendale.
Ypres is an ancient city in
Prohibition and the Rumrunners
The Roaring Twenties (1920s) had new forms of entertainment that were available to almost
everyone (ex: movies, radio, dance clubs, and cars).
There was also much crime, corruption, and extreme poverty for some peo
Chapter 10 (Notes)
Division in Nova Scotia
Premier Charles Tupper was excited about the union but found great
opposition when he returned to his colony.
Joseph Howe (picture on page 14) was one of the greatest opponents to
the idea of the union.
As in NB,
Factors Leading to Confederation
1.War and Expansion in the United States
The American Civil War: Britain appeared to support the South in its efforts
the North won. The British North American Colonies feared that the US (now
controlled by the
Since the economy was on the upswing in the 1920s, many people indulged in
non-essential items. Inventions like the radio, the mass production of
automobiles, talking films and air travel were being invented. Fads and fashions
were not in the rea