HISTORY REVIEW

COPY THE FOLLOWING

UNIT 1 – WWI

KEY TERMS

· Imperialism

· Nationalism

· Militarism

· Alliance System

· Conscription

· Defining Moments

· C.E.F.

· Triple Alliance

· Triple Entente

KEY EVENTS

· November 11th

· Assignation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

· Major Battles: Ypres, Somme, Passchendaele, Vimy Ridge

BIG IDEAS

· Causes and steps leading to WWI

· Battles and Canada’s role

· Enemy Aliens

· Conscription

· Propaganda

· Homefront

· Treaty of Versailles – Significance for Canada

IMPORTANT PEOPLE

· Archduke Franz Ferdinand

· Wilfred Laurier

· Gavrillo Princip

· Sir Sam Hughes

· Robert Borden

· John McCrae

You should be able to answer the following types of questions.

  1. Describe the role women played during WWI.
  2. Describe various contributions Canadian soldiers made during WWI.
  3. Analyse a variety of propaganda posters using the various techniques discussed in class.
  4. Discuss the use of various new technologies used during WWI
  5. Compare various battles.
  6. Discuss changes that took place in Canada during WWI.
  7. Outline the various factors that caused WWI
  8. Outline the series of events that led to the end of WWI

UNIT 2: 1920’s and 1930’s

KEY TERMS

  • Prohibition
  • Assimilation
  • Black Tuesday
  • Bootleggers
  • Drought

KEY EVENTS

  • The Roaring Twenties
  • Social Life
  • The Person’s Case
  • Stock Market Crash
  • Winnipeg General Strike
  • Regina Riot

BIG IDEAS

  • Federal Vote for Women
  • Consumerism and Buying on Credit
  • Slang
  • Relief Camps
  • Prohibition
  • Jazz
  • On-to-Ottawa Trek
  • The Stock Market
  • Padlock Law
  • Five cent speech

IMPORTANT PEOPLE

  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Group of Seven
  • Agnes Macphail
  • The Famous Five
  • Flappers
  • Al Capone
  • R.B. Bennett
  • William Lyon Mackenzie-King

Questions

  1. Describe the difference between King’s and Bennett’s approaches to “solving” the Great Depression
  2. Explain benefits and detriments of 1920s Prohibition.
  3. Describe the events leading up to the Persons Case. Why did it start? Where did it go? What was the final result?
  4. When did Canadian women receive the right to vote?
  5. What was the result of Bennett’s Relief Act? What were conditions like in the work camps?
  6. Which provinces were the worst hit by the Great Depression?
  7. What were the general technological trends in the 1920s?
  8. How did Canada’s autonomy change throughout the 1920s and early 1930s?
  9. Why do you think unemployed workers responded so forcefully to King’s “Five-cent piece” comment?

UNIT 3- WW2

KEY TERMS

· Inflation

  • Communism
  • Appeasement
  • Axis Powers
  • Zombies
  • Mein Kampf
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Plebiscite (Conscription)
  • Blitzkrieg

KEY EVENTS

  • Fascism
  • Nazism
  • Munich Agreement
  • Battle of Britain
  • Invasion of Hong Kong
  • Pearl Harbour
  • Dieppe
  • D-Day
  • Holocaust/Final Solution
  • S.S St. Louis
  • Camp X
  • Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

BIG IDEAS

  • War Measures Act
  • Internment of Japanese Canadians
  • Nazi Party

IMPORTANT PEOPLE

  • Adolf Hitler
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Mackenzie King
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Winston Churchill
  • Roosevelt/Truman
  • Emperor Hirohito

Question

  1. Outline the beliefs of the Nazi party.
  2. Give two reasons why the political and economic instability of Germany would work to Hitler’s and the Nazi’s advantage .
  3. Describe the injustices done to Japanese Canadians during World War Two. Mention racism, The War Measures Act, the Internment of Japanese Canadians, and Canada's late reparations in 1988.
  4. Was Mackenzie King justified in enacting conscription?

Unit 4: The Cold War and Peacekeeping

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Cold War

  • Nuclear Arms Race

  • The Red Scare

  • Communism

  • Democracy

  • Macarthyism

KEY EVENTS/ ORGANIZATIONS

  • Yalta Conference

  • Potsdam Conference

  • NATO

  • NORAD

  • The Korean War

  • United Nations

  • The Berlin Wall

  • The Iron Curtain

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • FLQ/Quiet

IMPORTANT PEOPLE

  • King

  • Louis St. Laurent

  • Truman

  • Stalin

  • Khrushchev

  • Igor Gouzenko

BIG IDEAS

  • 4 zones of occupation

  • Truman Doctrine

  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

  • Colombo Plan

  • Suez Crisis

  • Espionage

  • Canada as a Peacekeeping Nation

You should be able to answer the following types of questions:

a) What is the difference between communism and democracy?

b) Why did Stalin oppose joining with the allies following WW2?

c) Explain who was involved in the “nuclear arms race”.

d) Identify the super-powers after WW2.

e) What purpose does the United Nations serve?

f) Who was Igor Gouzenko?

STUDY HARD!