History Grade 10 Exam Review Essay

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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
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1917  1918- Russians signed a peace treaty with Germany * League of Nations  Formed in 1919 to promote peace and prevent future wars (Changed to United Nations in 1945) * Spanish Flu, 1918- 1919  deadly pandemic killed 40 million people around the world * Battles: * Ypres, 1915  (small Belgian town), deadly gas used (WMD (weapons of mass destruction)), Allies won (Canadian recognition  finest act of the war) * Vimy, 1917  (France), underground tunnels, creeping barrage (continuous fire as Canadians run forward), Canada becomes a country * Treaty of Versailles * Armistice  Nov. 11. 1918 * Treaty signed in 1919 * "the war to end all wars"  First world war HOPE * TERMS OF TREATY: * War Guilt Cause: Germany must take full responsibility for causing WWI * Reparations: Germany had to pay for all war damages and loses totalling 30 billion * Military Restrictions: Germany was not allowed to have an army more than 100 000 men, no air force or submarines/navy * Territory Restrictions: the map of Europe was redrawn and Germany lost all territories gained and overseas colonies; Germany split into two by the polish corridor * Casualties of the war

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