History Grade 10 Exam Review

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History Exam Notes
June-12-12
7:33 PM
Prime Ministers and Important People:
* Robert Borden: 1911- 1920
* Conservative
* Efforts in WW1 made him a successful PM
* Arthur Meighen: 1920- 1921
* Conservative
* William Lyon Mackenzie King: 1921- 1926, 1926- 1930, 1935- 1948 * Liberal
* Independence of Canada in foreign policies
* Richard Bennett: 1930- 1935
* Conservative
* Create Bank of Canada, 1934
* Canadian Wheat Board, 1935
* Unemployment Benefits, 1935
* Maurice Duplessis: 1936- 1939, 1944- 1959.
* Union Nationale
* Fleur- de -Lys
* Dark Period in Quebec's history
* William Aberhart (Premier of Alberta): 1935- 1943, (member of the legisative assembly of alberta): 1940- 1943 * Called "Bible Bill"  strong religious beliefs
* Formed social credit party in western Canada
* James Shaver Woodsworth (Winnipeg MP): 1921–1925, 1925- 1942 * Created CCF
* Creation old age pension plans
* Hitler
* 1933  Leader of fascist Nazi Party
* Chancellor of Germany
* Benito Mussolini
* 1922  took power in Italy
* First fascist dictatorship in Europe
* Neville Chamberlain: 1937- 1940
* British PM
* Warned Hitler England was ready to go to war to prevent Germany from getting more European territory * Winston Churchill: 1940- 1955
* British PM
* Asked Canada to send troops for the battle of Hong Kong * Franklin Roosevelt: 1933- 1945
* President of US
* Created the New Deal in 1935
* Harry Truman: 1945- 1953
* President of US
* Used atomic bomb
* Joseph Stalin: 1922- 1952
* Leady of the Soviet Union
* Dictator
* Louis St. Laurent: 1948- 1957
* Liberal
* Canada became more international under his power
* Promoted welfare
* Helped bring NFL into the Confederation
* Build highway across country and the St. Lawrence Seaway * John Humphrey
* head of the UN division for Human Rights  1946
* Created UNDHR
* Lester B. Pearson (Secretary of State for External Affairs): 1948- 1957 * Persuaded UN to have the first peacekeeping mission
* Received Nobel Piece Price in 1957
* New Flag
* Fidel Castro:
* Cuban president
* Dictator
* Joey Smallwood
* "Small Man with Big Ideas"
* Premier of NFL
* Joined NFL into the confederation
* Rene Lévesque
* Parti Quebecois  1960  Formed it
* Premier of Quebec  1976- 1985
 
 
WW1:
* Causation:
* (background) : colonialism, nationalism, alliance system, military system * Assassination of the Arch Duke Ferdinand
* What Happened
* Austria  Serbia
* Russia (help Serbia) Austria
* Germany (helps Austria)  Serbia
* Germany suspects France will help Russia and Serbia and starts war  France * England (helps France)  Germany
* Alliances:
* Triple Entente: Britain, France, Russia
* Triple Alliance: Germany, Austria Hungary, Italy
* Final Spark: The Balkan Powder Keg (area in Europe where many battles were fought (around Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece)) * Important Aboriginal: Francis Pegahmagabow (the deadliest shot) * Important Info:

* CEF (Canadian Expeditionary Force) was established for the allies * Total war: everything is dedicated to the war effort * Best Pilot: Billy Bishop  72 kills
* U-boat  submarine (Germany excelled at submarine warfare) *  Halifax Explosion  Dec. 6. 1917 (Mont Blanc with explosives) * Victory Bonds Savings bonds bought by Canadians from GOV to help pay for the cost of WW1 * Pacifists Protested Canadian involvement in WW1 (mennonites, hutterites, conscientious objectors protested the war and conscription) * Suffragists  women's political...
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