CHC2D Unit 2 History Test

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Imperialism

A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.

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Alliances

A union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.

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Militarism

Using military force to defend or promote a country's interest

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Nationalism

Excessive pride in one's nation

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Why Canada joined WW1

When Britain declared war on Germany in 1914 Canada automatically joined the war because they were part of the British commonwealth

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Inflation

The increase in prices of goods and services in an economy

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Propaganda

Information used to promote or publicised a particular political cause or point of view

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Profiteering

Making an improbable profit on the selling of vital items, especially during times of crises

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Suffrage

The right to vote in political elections

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Suffragette

A woman seeking the right to vote through organised protest

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The Triple Alliance

Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

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The Triple Entente

Britain, France, and Russia

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War Bonds

Money lent to the government that will be paid back with interest

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The assassination that started WW1

The assassination of Arch-Duke Franz Ferdinand and his wife by Gavrilo Princip

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The Start Date of WW1

July 28 1914

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End Date of WW1

November 11, 1918

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Number of Canadian's Who Died in WW1

66,000

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When the Military Service Act Was Passed

August 29 1917

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Ages That You Could Be Forced To Sign Up For The Military

20-45

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When Women Gained Full Suffrage in Canada

1918

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What Day Women Were Ruled to be Persons

October 18 1929

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The Court That Ruled Women Were Persons

The Judicial Commity of the Privy Council of Great Britain

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The Year The Indian Act Was Passed

1883

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Amount of Immigrants the Canadian government jailed because of the War Measures Act

800,000

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Enemy Aliens

Anybody from a country that Canada was at war with

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Immigrants that the Canadian Government Welcomed

British people, and some Hutterites, Mennonites, and Doukhobors

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Immigrants that the Canadian Government Did Not Welcome

French people, some Hutterites, Mennonites, and Doukhobors, Black people, Chinease people, and Indian people

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Komagata Maru

The boat that transported 354 East Indians and challenged the 'continuous passage' rule

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When the Battle of Ypres Happened

April 1915

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The Bloodiest Battle in Human History With 650,000 casualties

Battle of the Somme

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When the Battle of The Somme Took Place

1916 lasted for 4 months

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When the Battle of Vimy Ridge Took Place

April 9-12,1917

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When the Battle of Passchendaele Took Place

Summer of 1917

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