French-English Relations (1980s and 1990s)
What is a referendum?
A referendum is a direct vote of all the citizens, usually on a specific issue.
Why did Quebec hold a referendum in 1980? What were the results of this referendum?
Quebec held a referendum i
The End of the Cold War
There was a warming of relations (decrease of tension) between these two countries.
It was a period of dtente.
Three accomplishments of dtente.
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (to limit the spread of nuclear weapons,
Militarism can be defined as the policy of making a country's armed forces
very strong, and allowing a political situation in which military interests
dominate government policy. In Germany, Britain, France, Russia, and Italy,
all men between the ages
1. THERE ARE ESSENTIALLY TWO TYPES OF NATIONALISM:
a) The first can be defined as a strong feeling of patriotism and pride for one's
country, and/or the desire of a people to preserve its own language, religion and
traditions. In other words,
a) Great Britain
The phrase "the sun never set on the British Empire" clearly represented the vast area of land
occupied by Britain-British strategic military and naval bases encircled the globe. The British
Empire was the envy of other aspiring c
4. THE ULTIMATUM
Because the "Black Hand" was a Serbian terrorist organization, the Austrians sent Serbia
an ultimatum-hand over your terrorists or face war. (An ultimatum is a threat which
states that one must meet certain conditions or face dire consequ
It is evident that not only was Germany on a collision course with Britain
and France, but Russia and Austria-Hungary also had competing interests in
the Balkans. By 1912, the Turkish Empire in the Balkans was disintegrating,
and the weak new states could
The First-Past-The-Post System
The following is a hypothetical example in which the winning party does not win the most votes.
Riding A (10,000 people)
Riding B (10,000 people)
100% voter turnout
10, 000 people voting
All 10,000 voted for the same pers
The World Economy in the 1920s
Two reasons for the economic boom of the 1920s.
In the 1920s, expanding markets and an increased demand for consumer goods like the
automobile and electric appliances contributed to expanding economies around the world.
I. CAUSES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Canadian troops were involved in the First World War as part of the British
Empire, and played an important role in the Allied victory. Canadians gained
worldwide respect on the battlefields of Europe for their bravery and
THE CANADIAN CONDITION 1945-2000+
Canada has always had an image problem! Who are we? What do we stand for? What
make us, us? Over the years there have been defining events, economical, political,
cultural and social that have help Canada define itself.
SOCIAL ISSUES IN CANADA 1945-2000
As Canada recovered form the war increasing pressure was placed upon the federal
government to provide a system of social safety nets.
Such as system although greatly needed saw both the Federal and provincial governments
Timeline: Battles of the Second World War
The battles here are presented along chronological lines, not according to locale.
BATTLE: THE INVASION OF POLAND
(Canadian Involvement / Significance)
WHEN: September 1st, 1939
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French-English Relations (1970s)
What was the FLQ?
The FLQ (Front de Libration du Quebec) was a Canadian separatist group founded in the 1960s.
What types of political action did the FLQ commit in the 1960s?
The FLQ committed bombings and bank hold-ups, r
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