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The Winnipeg General Strike !. Strike Summary Page!. The Winnipeg General Strike is one of the biggest events in Canadian history. When the strike was going on it was always on the front of newspapers all across Canada. The strike is also called “Bloody Saturday:” . Strike Summary Page 2!. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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The Winnipeg General Strike

The Winnipeg General Strike!

The Winnipeg General Strike is one of the biggest events in Canadian history. When the strike was going on it was always on the front of newspapers all across Canada. The strike is also called Bloody Saturday:

Strike Summary Page!Strike Summary Page 2!The Winnipeg strikers where being paid lest they should get paid.

How much did they get paid?Wages in Selected Industries, 1914Occupation Wage per HourIron molder (Hamilton) 35 centsIron molder (Toronto) 29 centsIron molder (Hamilton) 32 centsLaborers (average for Ontario) 21 centsCotton spinners (women) 13 centsAs you can see that isnt a lot of money! For how hard most of them worked.

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Some Photos This is what the police use to hit people with!

This a good photo because it has a lot of details on it.

!!!!AUCH!!!!!!What!!It was a Huge strike for rights and freedom.

This Is Where It Took Please

When did the strike take place? It took place on the quarter of portage and main.It was mostly around city hall.

Who was in the strike!Iron moldersLaborersThe Winnipeg policeSome soldier and other people

!When and Where When Where It happened on May 19th ,1919 long time ago.In Winnipeg on a quarter of portage and main.

The Winnipeg Strike Photo!

The Winnipeg Strike Photo of polices !

How The Strike Began

The immediate post-war period in Canada was not a time of peace. Social tensions grew as soldiers returned home to find large numbers of immigrants crowded into cities and working at their former jobs. High rates of unemployment among returned soldiers compounded their resentment towards the immigrants.

WebsitesWebsites we want on are http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.enotes.com/w/images/thumb/3/30/Battle_strike_1934.jpg/300px-Battle_strike_1934.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.enotes.com/topic/Strike_action&usg=__2IDeeczlA9Sl2gb4GfGNG0MCy98=&h=239&w=300&sz=25&hl=en&start=44&zoom=1&tbnid=IpOhAvpNATF57M:&tbnh=134&tbnw=172&prev=/images%3Fq%3DWorkers%2Bfrom%2Bwinnipeg%2Bin%2B1919%2Band%2Bthe%2Bstrike%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26gbv%3D2%26biw%3D1004%26bih%3D580%26tbs%3Disch:1s. Thank You We hope you enjoined our Winnipeg strike slide show!! !!

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