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1

Which ideologue is a dictatorship, uses extreme nationalism and secret police?

Fascist

2

Which of Canada's political parties believe in High Corp taxes strong social safety net and protection of the environment

Democratic Party

3

What is the public service?

Permanent unelected employees of the government

4

What is the role of the cabinet in the legislative process?

1. Introduce legislation
2.help prime Minister

5

What is a constituency?

Area represented by member of Parliament

6

What was the Constitution act of 1982?

Replace old British Constitution

7

What are the steps in an election? what happens at each step?

1. Dissolve old Parliament
2. Opinion on who you want to run
3. Campaign
4. Vote

8

At what stage is a bill debated in the House of Commons?

Second reading

9

What is a cabinet solidarity?

Must support all decisions

10

What is lobbying?

Trying to influence the government legally/ various methods

11

Charter of rights and freedoms-equality rights- describe

Free from discrimination/ like gender,age, religion

12

Charter of rights and freedoms- legal rights- describe

Rights to process / like to know why in jail

13

What incident triggered World War I?

Era to the throne ( assassination of France Ferdinand )

14

What are the causes of World War I?

Imperialism - running out of places / nationalism- proud / Miltorism / to take over (Alliance system)

15

Who was in the triple Entente? Triple alliance?

France, Britain and Russia
Austria, Hungary and Italy

16

What is Propaganda?

You believe something or think something / meaning

17

What technologies contributed to stalemate?

Machine gun

18

What was the Ross rifle

Good hunting

19

What was Canada's greatest military victory?

Vimmy ridge

20

what was a criticism of Canada's industrialist during World War 1?

Bad equipment/ Government paid money/

21

What was the Wartime elections act?

Bill passed

22

What was the war measures act?

To search without warrant

23

Describe the hundred days of Canada?

World War I / people stuck in trenches / German collapsed

24

What events contributed to Canadian autonomy in the 1920s and 1930s

Halibut treaty/ first treaty Canada sign for itself Canada officially independent / statue of West Minister/ Chanak crisis

25

Why did pm Borden refused to negotiate with strikers during the Winnipeg general strike?

1919 / thought they were a bunch of communis/ thought it could lead to a revolution

26

What was the statue of Westminister?

Canada's equal status with Britain/ independent

27

What were the causes of the Great Depression in Canada?

Over production/ relying on resources/ people borrowing money to invest in stock market

28

What political party use the Regina manifesto?

CCF / cooperative Federation / socialist party

29

What was the On to Ottawa Trek?

Unemployed men protesting labor in work camps. Off to Ottawa (train ) (box cars ) riding the roads - riding the rails - some stop in Russia some keep going but get shut down (hobos)

30

How did Canada declare war in World War II?

Parliament approved to support Britain and France and Canada Declared war / Canada independent / debate war

31

What happened at Dieppe?

Failed invasion Europe/ Canadians killed and captured / we wanted war experience

32

What was operation Barbarosa?

Hitler invades Russia

33

What was rationing?

Coupons gone if u run out /sending so much over seized

34

What Region did Canadians liberate at the end of World War II?

Netherlands

35

Why did the Canadian government side to intern Japanese Canadians?

(Japanese sabotages spying threat they thought)

36

How did the Canadian government finance World War II?

Bombs and taxes

37

What was bomber command?

In charge of nightly raids (bombing)

38

What was the significance of Igor Gouzenkos defection?

Spy operating in Canada (he made us aware)

39

What was NORAD?

Canadian American partnership to defend our airspace

40

What was Canada's role in the Seuz crisis?

UN peace keeping

41

Why did Canada join NATO?

Military response (protect from communism)

42

John Diefenbaker - major accomplishments?

Bill of rights

43

Lester Pearson major accomplishments?

New flag

44

Pierre Trudeau - major accomplishments?

Official language act and charter of rights

45

Brian Multoney - major accomplishments?

Free-trade agreement and Canada closer to US

46

What was Canadas role in the Korean War?

We sent troops and three ships (Canada's forgotten war)

47

Why were the CRTC and Canada Council for the arts created?

Promote and protect Canadian culture

48

Who was Tommy Douglas?

Voted the greatest Canadian ever (inventor of Medicare in Canada)

49

What did it mean to be a middle power?

Influence build better relationships North West South / people respected them as a middle power

50

What was the national energy program?

Price controls for energy (the west mad at Trudeau and Ottawa)

51

What was the quiet revolution?

People in Quebec taking more control in Province from the church and American owned businesses

52

What was bill 101?

Protect French language

53

What is a sovereignty association?

Severest wanted country of their own but still used Canada's money

54

What was the purpose of the Meech Lake and Charlottetown Accords?

To get Quebec to agree and sign a Constitution

55

How did Canada participate in the golf war?

Sent fighter-bombers , aircraft and ships

56

How did Canada participate in Yugoslavia?

UN peace keeping soldiers

57

How did Canada participate in Rwanda?

They were the lead role in the peace missions in Rwanda

58

What was the goal of the multiculturalism act of 1988?

Newcomers to Canada were welcome (stop racism)

59

What happened at Oka?

Stand off ( mohawk, first Nations and government) town of oka

60

Why was Nunavut created?

Nunavut created to get more control over Inuit