Canadian History

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John A. MacDonald

01/01/1815 - 01/01/1891

John A. MacDonald was the first prime minister of Canada.

The Chinese Head Tax

01/01/1885 - 01/01/1923

A tax in which the Chinese people had to pay in order to live in Canada.

World War I

01/01/1914 - 01/01/1918

War breaks out in Europe.

D-Day

06/06/1944

Allied forces invade Normandy.

The Charter of Rights and Freedom

04/17/1985

Canada's right of freedom law was passed.

Nuclear Disarmament

01/01/1991

The government cuts the budget in half to make weapons and protect the environment.

Canadian Troops Go to Afghanistan

01/01/2002

Canadians help fight and are no longer peace keepers.

Mad Cow Disease

05/01/2003

Infected cows were found because of the testing for this disease. It destroyed the Canadian Beef Industry

H1N1 Disease

06/01/2009

Infected pigs spread their disease to the exported pigs to Canada causing H1N1 to infect humans.

Winter Olympic Canadian Record

01/01/2010

Canada earned the most gold medals in Canadian History.

Canadian Pennies

01/01/2013

Canada realized the actual making of their pennies cost more than the penny itself was worth.