Cananda' history

Important Canandian Events

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John A. Macdonald

1815 - 1891

Canada's First Prime Minister

Chinese Head Tax

1885 - 1923

-chinese need to pay to stay in Canada
-2006: government of Canada offically apologized to the chinese; unfair

World war I

1914 - 1918
  • introduced new technology: weponary
  • great loss: no one won
  • germans
  • war breaks out in Europe:
    • line- up
  • tank ; technology
    • not face- face anymore

Canadian Involvement Day : D- day

06/06/1944
  • allied forces invade Normandy
  • evade small villages
  • german on cliff attack British: -as they land

Charter of Rights and Freedom

04-17-1985
  • Canadian and Goverment
  • freedom of speech, religion, housing area
  • laws passed guaranteed human rights

Coldwar Leftovers : nuclear disarmament

1991
  • worldwide/ global
  • destroy weaponary related to nuclear

Canadian troops deployed/sent

2002
  • Canadian/ North America help Afghanistan
    • no longer peacekeepers

Mad Cow Disease

05/2003
  • shut down cow meat factories
  • no animals sent to US; no one should be diagnosed with this disease
  • yellow tag on cow ear mean Mad Cow Disease:
    • goes to brain, eats brain, horrible death :2 YEARS
  • infected cows; cause people to die

H1N1/ SARS

2009
  • caused by pigs : Mexico
    • spread by coughing and sneezing : 2.2 million infected -airbourne

Vancouver Winter Olympics

02-12-2010 - 02-28-2010
  • bobsleding etc.
  • lots of competitors: Canada won most gold medals - USA most medals

Canadian Penny Mint

02-4-2013
  • pennies removed from production:
    • cost too much to make, more than value