Lifestyles of families in the 19th century were shaped by where people lived, how they earned
a living, the resources available to them and the traditions they inherited.
The homes in which people live reflected how they earn
Canadians on the Battlefield
(Significance / Impact / Consequences)
WHEN: April, 1915
WHERE: Ypres, Belgium
The Battle of Ypres was the first taste of
trench warfare for Canadian troops. This
was the first battle in
CANADA IN THE WORLD 1945 2000+
Over the last century Canada has under taken a series of international actions, both
political and humanitarian to meet its international needs and secure its place in the ever
1) THE UNITED NATIONS
Making a Living in the 19th Century
1. 19th Century Employment:
Cod and seal fisheries were the staple industries of the 1800's
Merchants owned stores and exchanged supplies and food for cod and seals.
Shipbuilding grew (all size
Evolution of Government
In 1800, people had no say
in government, naval
governors in charge.
NL is granted official
colonial status in 1824
granted in 1832
Responsible Govt came in 1855
Reformers wanted change and looked for Responsible Government
Governor have no real power
Have to follow advice of executive council
Executive council picked from elected assembly
Party with most seats was the ruling party
Newfoundland became a Crown Colony in 1824. Still
under control of British Govt
Civil Governor could seek advice of an appointed local council.
Reported directly to the British Government and remained under their control
Sir Thomas John Coch
The Election Process:
Right to Vote: 18 yrs old & Canadian Citizen.
Timings: must be held at least every 5 years.
Government ask Governor General to call
a. Term is nearing end of 5 year cycle
b. Lost vote on a bill (normally economic) in
Battles of the Great War
The Schlieffen Plan was made by Germany, in case she had
to fight a war on two fronts.
1. Attack France first, with small group along the FrancoGerman Boarder, this force would be driven back into
Germany by the French Forces.
CANADAS CONSTITUTION and CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
Constitution - the basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group - a written instrument
embodying the rules of a political or social organization.
Canadas original constitution was th
CANADA USA RELATIONS POST 1945
After WW II Canada drew closer to the US for several reasons. All generally
based upon economic growth and to some extend domestic security.
England, Canadas traditional trading partner no longer could afford (they had the n
Canadian Troops Overseas 1990s
THE PERSIAN GULF WAR
WHEN: August 1990
ACTION TAKEN: The Iraqi Army invaded Kuwait;
Hussein claimed that Kuwait historically belonged to Iraq.
RESPONSE: The United Nations imposed an economic
boycott on Iraq, t