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Winnipeg General Strike

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Rukia Ali

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Transcript of Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg General Strike : What really happened?
What happened in Winnipeg General Strike?
- Soldiers Returning after WW1

-Immigrants and Women

- Poor Working Conditions & Low Wages

- May 1, 1919

-Revolution in Russia




An Actual Photo of the Strikers
The Winnipeg General Strike
What it is the Winnipeg General Strike?
How Has This Event Shaped Canadian Identity Today?
- The Ability to have Unions & Strikes

-Better Working Conditions

-Higher Wages

-Optional Hours
A Newspaper Article on The Winnipeg General Strike
The Winnipeg General Strike is the most influential strike in Canadian history and it is a critical reason that we have the ability to form unions and have strikes today.
By: Rukia Ali
- A Mass Strike

-Officially Began May 15, 1919

- Largest Strike in Canadian History


CHC2D
Themes?
Bibliography
-http://canadaonline.about.com/od/canadianhistory/a/winnipegstrike.htm

-http://canadaonline.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=canadaonline&cdn=newsissues&tm=405&f=00&tt=2&bt=2&bts=2&zu=http%3A//www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/iii/33/sidebar.html

http://canadaonline.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=canadaonline&cdn=newsissues&tm=406&f=00&tt=2&bt=2&bts=2&zu=http%3A//www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/economy-business/labour-unions/labour-unions-general/remembering-the-winnipeg-general-strike.html
- Labour and Immigration

-Economy, Business and Industry


Bloody Saturday
Aftermath
-Some workers were jailed, some were deported, and thousands lost their jobs.

-Seven strike leaders were convicted of a conspiracy to overthrow the government and jailed for up to two years.

-In the 1920 Manitoba provincial election, 11 labour candidates won seats. Four of them were strike leaders.
-Multiple Arrests

-30 Wounded

- 2 Deaths
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