The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history. It resulted in much improved working conditions for millions of Canadians.J.S. Woodsworth, a strike leader who was briefly imprisoned, would go on to found Canada's first socialist political party, the Co-operativeCommonwelth Federation, which was he forerunner of the New Democratic Party. After World War I many Canadian soldiers returned home to find few opportunities, all the while companies had enjoyed enormous profits on war contracts. Wages and working conditions were dismal and labour regulations were mostly non-existent.
The Winnipeg General Strike happened in, of all places, Winnipeg. In fact, that's why it's called the Winnipeg General Strike.
Winnipeg General Strike happened in 1919.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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The Winnipeg General Strike.
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They sent in the Mounties.
They forgot about it.
The Winnipeg general strike came to an end because most of the strikers got arrested, killed, or injured on "Bloody Saturday"
A general strike was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A general strike.
The Winnipeg General Strike lasted a total of 43 days, beginning on May 10th, 1919, and ending with "Bloody Saturday" which was June 21st, 1919.
may 15 to June 25, 1919
it started may 10 and ended June 21.
40 thousand canadians
The police came into role and tried stopping the strike with violence. This day was known as 'Bloody Saturday'.
The Winnipeg General Strike is something that would have occurred eventually in life. This strike was caused by employers Miss treating there employees also they were not getting good working conditions, they pretty much worked for free, were having to work long days, and everything we have today they didn't . The people of Winnipeg decided to take charge and get what they deserved and it was for the better.
World War I came to an end on 11 November 1918.
1919 ended later in the year after the death of two people and hundreds injured.
success because of the labour movement that took place 20years later
Winnipeg General Hospital was created in 1872.