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The War and Social Change in Canada

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Lisa Garofolo

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Transcript of The War and Social Change in Canada

The War and Social Change in Canada Canadian Economy WWI generated an enormous boom
in the Canadian economy
value of exports doubled
600 new factories, employing over 150 000 workers, producing $2 million/day in manufactured goods Women's Roles The war helped advance the (1) status of women and (2) the women's suffrage movement The Road to Nationhood How did the First World War shape Canada's development as a nation? Some other ways the war changed Canada Labour unions formed - to look out for the rights of workers

Churches and community groups provided daycare and social assistance to mothers whose husbands were oversees

In 1917 personal income taxes were introduced as a "temporary measure" to raise money Chapter 4
The First World War: Shaping Canada's Identity Essential Questions:
What were Canada's main military roles in and contributions to the First World War

How did the more controversial decisions of the First World War affect Canada and Canadians?

In what ways did the First World War create social change in Canada?

How did the First World War shape Canada's development as a nation?
(1) The War Measures Act
(2) A White Man's War
(3) The Conscription Crisis



*Controversy - disagreement, argument Controversies during WWI (1) During the war, women filled the men's jobs in munitions factories, fish canneries, and transportation services - showing their competence and worth beyond the home. (2)Secured the right for most women to vote in provincial and federal elections. Main Idea: Canada entered the war as a colony of Britain, and after the war became independent .

The Second World War

Essential Questions:
What were Canada's main military roles in and contributions to the Second World War

How did the more controversial decisions of the Second World War affect Canada and Canadians?

In what ways did the Second World War create social change in Canada?

How did the Second World War shape Canada's development as a nation?
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