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when was Louis St Laurent in office?

1949-1957

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Louis St Laurent- economic
pressured the US into the joint project building the _____________ in ____

St Lawrence Seaway / 1954

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Louis St Laurent- economic
why did the Canadian economy boom?

as a result of the Marshall Plan

4

Louis St Laurent- economic
why were American products in high demand?

due to advertising

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Louis St Laurent- economic
what was built in the 1956 joint venture?

Trans Canada Pipeline

6

Louis St Laurent- social
how was influence of Elvis and pop culture in Canada introduced?

through television (media control)

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Louis St Laurent- social
what grew in Canada based on US?

politically energized education youth culture

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Louis St Laurent- social
what movement spread to Canada?

anti-segregation

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Louis St Laurent- social
Massey Report issued outlining the need to __________________

save the arts in Canada

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Louis St Laurent- political
what was made a priority?

NATO and NORAD

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Louis St Laurent- political
helped and fought with the ______ in Korea

US

12

Louis St Laurent- political
what was the 1954 agreement to build?

the DEW line in the north

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when was John Diefenbaker in office?

1957-1963

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John Diefenbaker- economic
what raised fear of US ownership in Canada?

1957 commission on Economic Prospects

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John Diefenbaker- social
when and why did Canada establish the Canada Council for the Arts?

1957 / to promote Canadian culture

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John Diefenbaker- social
from where did pop and hippie culture invade Canada from and what was it known as?

the US / "peace movement"

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John Diefenbaker- political
what project was cancelled?

Avro project

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John Diefenbaker- political
what was accepted for northern Canada in 1957?

Bomarc missile launchers

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John Diefenbaker- political
when did Diefenbaker refuse to put Canadians on high alert?

during Cuban Missile Crisis

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when was Lester Pearson in office?

1963-1969

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Lester Pearson- economic
what Pact was signed and when to bring US branch plants to Canada?

the Auto Pact / 1965

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Lester Pearson- economic
Canadian corporations supplying arms to the ____ for war in __________

US / Vietnam

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Lester Pearson- economic
why did people boycott US products?

they had a "buy Canadian" mentality

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Lester Pearson- social
what was the Canadian content in television and radio (%)?

60% for television and 30% for radio

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Lester Pearson- social
what protests were in Canada?

anti- American protest movements

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Lester Pearson- social
who was brought into his party and why?

Trudeau / to satisfy youthful interests in the world

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Lester Pearson- political
what was accepted from the US?

nuclear missile tips

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Lester Pearson- political
how many Vietnam draft dodgers were accepted by 1973?

32 000

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Lester Pearson- political
which war did he oppose?

war in Vietnam

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Lester Pearson- political
which tanker made a journey without permission through the Northwest Passage?

US tanker S.S. Manhattan

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when was Pierre Trudeau in office?

1969-1979; 1980-1984

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Pierre Trudeau- economic
what was created to examine US influence?

Foreign Investment Review Agency

33

Pierre Trudeau- economic
what influenced the Canadian dollar?

instability

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Pierre Trudeau- economic
what was the purpose of the National Energy Plan (NEP) in 1980?

to end US dependency (had been 80% US)

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Pierre Trudeau- social
what type of American influence flowed into Canada?

media, good, manufacturing practices, and entertainment

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Pierre Trudeau- social
what is often cited as some of the engine behind Trudeau's "just society"?

the women's and civil rights movement in the US

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Pierre Trudeau- political
what was Trudeau's preferred policy and what was the US response?

disarmament and diplomacy- US displeased

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Pierre Trudeau- political
cut funding to ___________, disarmed ______ missiles, and cut _____

NATO and NORAD / Bomarc / forces

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Pierre Trudeau- political
when was the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement signed?

1972

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Pierre Trudeau- political
development of the _________ began

Canadarm

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Pierre Trudeau- political
what did Trudeau allow to be tested in the north?

low altitude US cruise missile

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when did MLK visit Windsor?

in 1956

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