Flashcards in Review Multiple Choice Deck (60):
Which ideologue is a dictatorship, uses extreme nationalism and secret police?
Which of Canada's political parties believe in High Corp taxes strong social safety net and protection of the environment
What is the public service?
Permanent unelected employees of the government
What is the role of the cabinet in the legislative process?
1. Introduce legislation
2.help prime Minister
What is a constituency?
Area represented by member of Parliament
What was the Constitution act of 1982?
Replace old British Constitution
What are the steps in an election? what happens at each step?
1. Dissolve old Parliament
2. Opinion on who you want to run
At what stage is a bill debated in the House of Commons?
What is a cabinet solidarity?
Must support all decisions
What is lobbying?
Trying to influence the government legally/ various methods
Charter of rights and freedoms-equality rights- describe
Free from discrimination/ like gender,age, religion
Charter of rights and freedoms- legal rights- describe
Rights to process / like to know why in jail
What incident triggered World War I?
Era to the throne ( assassination of France Ferdinand )
What are the causes of World War I?
Imperialism - running out of places / nationalism- proud / Miltorism / to take over (Alliance system)
Who was in the triple Entente? Triple alliance?
France, Britain and Russia
Austria, Hungary and Italy
What is Propaganda?
You believe something or think something / meaning
What technologies contributed to stalemate?
What was the Ross rifle
What was Canada's greatest military victory?
what was a criticism of Canada's industrialist during World War 1?
Bad equipment/ Government paid money/
What was the Wartime elections act?
What was the war measures act?
To search without warrant
Describe the hundred days of Canada?
World War I / people stuck in trenches / German collapsed
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
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
What was the statue of Westminister?
Canada's equal status with Britain/ independent
What were the causes of the Great Depression in Canada?
Over production/ relying on resources/ people borrowing money to invest in stock market
What political party use the Regina manifesto?
CCF / cooperative Federation / socialist party
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)
How did Canada declare war in World War II?
Parliament approved to support Britain and France and Canada Declared war / Canada independent / debate war
What happened at Dieppe?
Failed invasion Europe/ Canadians killed and captured / we wanted war experience
What was operation Barbarosa?
Hitler invades Russia
What was rationing?
Coupons gone if u run out /sending so much over seized
What Region did Canadians liberate at the end of World War II?
Why did the Canadian government side to intern Japanese Canadians?
(Japanese sabotages spying threat they thought)
How did the Canadian government finance World War II?
Bombs and taxes
What was bomber command?
In charge of nightly raids (bombing)
What was the significance of Igor Gouzenkos defection?
Spy operating in Canada (he made us aware)
What was NORAD?
Canadian American partnership to defend our airspace
What was Canada's role in the Seuz crisis?
UN peace keeping
Why did Canada join NATO?
Military response (protect from communism)
John Diefenbaker - major accomplishments?
Bill of rights
Lester Pearson major accomplishments?
Pierre Trudeau - major accomplishments?
Official language act and charter of rights
Brian Multoney - major accomplishments?
Free-trade agreement and Canada closer to US
What was Canadas role in the Korean War?
We sent troops and three ships (Canada's forgotten war)
Why were the CRTC and Canada Council for the arts created?
Promote and protect Canadian culture
Who was Tommy Douglas?
Voted the greatest Canadian ever (inventor of Medicare in Canada)
What did it mean to be a middle power?
Influence build better relationships North West South / people respected them as a middle power
What was the national energy program?
Price controls for energy (the west mad at Trudeau and Ottawa)
What was the quiet revolution?
People in Quebec taking more control in Province from the church and American owned businesses
What was bill 101?
Protect French language
What is a sovereignty association?
Severest wanted country of their own but still used Canada's money
What was the purpose of the Meech Lake and Charlottetown Accords?
To get Quebec to agree and sign a Constitution
How did Canada participate in the golf war?
Sent fighter-bombers , aircraft and ships
How did Canada participate in Yugoslavia?
UN peace keeping soldiers
How did Canada participate in Rwanda?
They were the lead role in the peace missions in Rwanda
What was the goal of the multiculturalism act of 1988?
Newcomers to Canada were welcome (stop racism)
What happened at Oka?
Stand off ( mohawk, first Nations and government) town of oka