(1.) Axis - The alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
(2.) Battle of the Atlantic - The struggle during World War II between the
Allies and Axis powers to control the supply route for the Allies across th
Thomas Crerar - Former minister of agriculture in Bordens Union
Government; became the leader of the federal Progressive Party.
William Lyon Mackenzie King - Chosen to lead the Liberals in 1919, Kings
party won a minority government i
- Appeasement: The granting of concessions in order to maintain peace.
- Communism: A social and economic theory that property and production
and distribution of goods and services should be owned by the public, and
the labour force organized
(All of the following descriptions are quoted directly from the Counter
Points textbook on Pg. 112)
(1.) Submarines became much more efficient. The German invented a
snorkel that brought air into a submarine. Surfacing to recharge its battery
- Dufferin Pattullo: A Liberal who became Premier of British Columbia in
1933. Pattullo was a strong believer in greater provincial spending power,
promising his voters a Little New Deal, which was based on the New Deal
in the United St
Aboriginal Title - Claims by Aboriginal people to lands that heir ancestors
Amending Formula - The process by which changes can legally be made to
the Canadian Constitution.
Autonomy - The power to govern oneself and makes ones own
- Adolf Hitler: Leader of the German National Socialist party, or Nazi Party.
Hitler and his followers gained support by criticizing the weak German
government and the humiliating terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Hitler and
his party cl
-Capitalist: A person who practises or believes in capitalism. This is an
economic system in which the production and distribution of goods are
owned privately or by shareholders in corporations who have invested their
money in the hope
(1.) Adolf Hitler - Dictator of Germany and leader of the fascist Nazi Party
during World War II. Made many military decisions during the war that
aided Germany and others that had devastating results (especially later in
the war), such as
Significant Figures of the Time:
Fidel Castro: Leader of the Cuban rebel forces that overthrew and replaced
the government of Cuba in a revolution in 1959.
Igor Gouzenko: A Russian clerk at the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa, who tried
to tell the Canadian gove