World War II was a surge of econimic growth in Canada, In the prosses Canada became one of the most richest countries at that time. The war had brought economic parity within such as, there were approximately 1 million women who were accepted into the workforce, there was also a surge of growth in agriculture and manufacturing since, it became more mechanized and more countries became associated with our exports. In addition the war brought very low unemployment which was good and created an immense demand for military goods, which included guns, planes, trucks, and armor, these products all together added up to over 10 billion dollars in profit for the value of war goods produced. These goods were shipped to Britain since, Canada was their supplier in war goods.
The battle of Stalingrad was the defining moment of WW2
Fairly average for that moment in world history.
Fraser McKee has written: 'The armed yachts of Canada' -- subject(s): History, Naval operations, Canadian, World War, 1914-1918, History, Naval, Armed yachts, Yachts, World War, 1939-1945, Warships, Canada, Canada. Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Naval operations, Naval History
According to my families oral history, my uncle Horace Yelland from Winnepeg, Manitoba was the first Canadian casualty of World War II.
Theodore Barris has written: 'Juno' -- subject(s): Campaigns, Canada, Canada. Canadian Army, France Normandy, History, History, military, World War, 1939-1945 'Behind the glory' -- subject(s): Aerial operations, Aerial operations, Canadian, British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, Canadian Aerial operations, World War, 1939-1945 'Victory at Vimy' -- subject(s): Canada, Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Corps, History, Vimy Ridge, Battle of, France, 1917, World War, 1914-1918
Depends on your definition of "world." If you are talking about the physical earth, the endpoint is relative to your start point. So if you are starting where you currently are, the endpoint is right behind you, since the earth is round. If you are defining "world" as the end of human civilization, the end point would be the moment after the last human has died. If you are defining "world" as the celestial existence of the earth, the end point would be immediately after a catastrophic celestial event that destroys the earth.
William A. Cowling has written: '1413 days, in the wake of a Canadian DEMS gunner' -- subject(s): Canadian Naval operations, Canadian Personal narratives, History, Merchant marine, Naval operations, Canadian, Personal narratives, Canadian, World War, 1939-1945
Dillon George M. has written: 'Canadian naval policy since World War II' -- subject(s): Canada, Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Maritime Command, Canada. Royal Canadian Navy, History, Naval, Military policy, Naval History
Before the year 1867, the British provided defence for Canada. Canadian soldiers were involved in many of the large well known wars such World Wars I & II.
I am doing a history project on this! so here is what I got ;P ! The Invention of Insulin It was in 1923 that Frederick Banting was given the Nobel Prize in Medicine. He gave some of his award money with Dr. Charles Best, His colleague. He was granted a lifetime annuity to develop his research and King George the 5th even bestowed a knighthood on him! Banting was not only Canadian but he was the lead scientist behind the invented of insulin and he is famous for it! Insulin is essential for extending the lives of many people all over the world with Diabetes and its invention was a defining moment for Canada's reputation in a science and medicine. It tells people that we as Canadians are highly educated and are willing to make great contributions for the whole world. Diabetes is a disease that is caused when the body in incapable of producing a balanced amount sugar for good health. Insulin allows glucose to enter a cell after being transferred from the bloodstream. Thanks to our Canadian Scientist those with this disease can now lead much more healthy lives!
Garry Allison has written: 'The Prairie boys' -- subject(s): Biography, Canadian Personal narratives, History, Military, Korean War, 1950-1953, Military History, Personal narratives, Canadian, Soldiers, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945
Bill Cowling has written: '1413 days' -- subject(s): Canadian Naval operations, Canadian Personal narratives, History, Merchant marine, Naval operations, Canadian, Personal narratives, Canadian, World War, 1939-1945 'On memory and mind'
The Pearl Harbor attack - the so-called 'Day of Infamy' - brought America into the war, right and proper. The US government could no longer tell themselves the war was none of their business, and attacked Japan in retaliation for the surprise attack.
President Harry Truman (1945) he thought that the bombing of Hiroshima was "the greatest moment in history"
Marc Milner has written: 'Battle of the Atlantic' -- subject(s): Campaigns, Submarine, Submarines (Ships), World War, 1939-1945, Naval operations, History 'D-Day to Carpiquet' 'Canada's navy' -- subject(s): Canada, History, Naval History, Canada. Royal Canadian Navy, Canada. Canadian Armed Forces, Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Maritime Command
Frank Cosentino has written: 'Winter gold' 'A history of the concept of professionalism in Canadian sport' -- subject(s): Professionalism in sports, Sports, History 'Afros, aboriginals, and amateur sport in pre World War One Canada' -- subject(s): Athletes, Black, Black Athletes, Discrimination in sports, History, Indian athletes, Professionalism in sports, Public opinion 'A passing game' -- subject(s): Canadian Football League, Canadian football, History
World History is history about the world
It gave other races the knowledge to know what is right and what is wrong. It was a defining moment in interracial empowerment. It gave the minorities a chance to fight for their freedom.
Several events happened in Canadian history: The war of 1812, the british/french wars, the expulsion of the Acadians, etc. That is just pre-confederation. Post- confederation included both World Wars, in which Canada was very prominent, and Union Rebellions, including the creation of new provinces, the internment of Japanese people during WWII...it just goes on and on. Canadian history has the bad rap of being boring, because we have not had any civil wars. However, a closer look at Canadian history proves this wrong. Just take a look, its actually interesting.
Graham Metson has written: 'An East coast port' -- subject(s): Canadian Personal narratives, History, Personal narratives, Canadian, Social aspects, Social aspects of World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
J. N. Gunn has written: 'Historical records of No. 8 Canadian Field Ambulance' -- subject(s): Canada, Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Field Ambulance, 8th, History, Medical care, World War, 1914-1918
The Gallipoli Campaign was regarded by Turkey as one of the defining moments in their nation's history. The Turks defended their territory with all they had against Allied forces.
The Royal Canadian Navy was the third largest navy in the world at the beginning of World War 2.
This question presents a fallacy, making the question nearly impossible to answer without a point of reference. The world, is to broad in terms of defining "who is the master", making the title of "World History" useful only to high school textbooks. History of the world would technically encompass every aspect of physical and social environment on the planet. Who is the master of ethno-history, gender, feminist, political, religious, Marxist, modernism, postmodernism orientalism or psycho history could have plausible answers. These various fields of history contain a historiography that could be evaluated in determining "who the mater is" in each particular discipline within each context.
N. M. Christie has written: 'Slaughter in the mud' -- subject(s): Canada, Canada. Canadian Army, Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Corps, Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force, History, Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917 'The Newfoundlanders in the Great War' -- subject(s): Battlefields, Campaigns, Great Britain, Great Britain. Army. Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Regimental histories, Tours, World War, 1914-1918 'The Canadians at Mount Sorrel, June 2nd-14th, 1916' -- subject(s): Battlefields, Canada, Canada. Canadian Army, Guidebooks, History, Mount Sorrel, Battle of, Belgium, 1916, World War, 1914-1918 'For King & empire : the Newfoundlanders in the Great War' 'Other Canadian battlefields of the Great War' -- subject(s): Battlefields, Campaigns, Canada, Canada. Canadian Army, Guidebooks, History, World War, 1914-1918 'The Canadians at Mount Sorrel, June 1916' -- subject(s): Battlefields, Canada, Canada. Canadian Army, History, Sorrel, Mount (Belgium), Battle of, 1916, Tours, World War, 1914-1918 'Futility & sacrifice' -- subject(s): Campaigns, Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916, World War, 1914-1918