A Soviet spy operated in Canada. The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter. The original goal of
the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – is created as a military defense alliance because of fears created by the Cold War with Russia and its allies. In response The Eastern Bloc countries s
Korea: Canada sends 27, 000 troops to the Korean War in a United Nations-supported military action. This was peace making.
Lester Pearson becomes Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.
Suez, Egypt: First U.N. peacekeeping troops, negotiated by Lester Pearson, prevents war
Lester Pearson wins the Nobel peace prize.
Diefenbaker’s Conservatives cancel the Avro Arrow project. What was the Arrow?
Arrow is a kind of flying weapon.
Cuban Missile Crisis: The U.S. and Soviet Union come close to nuclear war. How did Prime Minister Diefenbaker respond?
Canada participates in a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Cyprus. Describe Cyprus’ location (use an atlas).