The Winnipeg General Strike Analytical Essay by Top Papers

This paper discusses the cause and significance of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919.
# 135079 | 2,500 words | 0 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Canadian Studies (History, Culture)

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This paper discusses the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. The paper explains that the Winnipeg General Strike was not a resounding success, however, it did have long-lasting effects that led to many social changes. The paper discusses these changes that included women's movements, which led to their self-education and advancements, and other social changes which included better conditions for the Canadian worker, many of which still exist today. The paper relates that while other strikes have occurred since that time, this strike was, perhaps the most influential of those in the twentieth century.

From the Paper:

"Every nation has at least one significant event that changes citizen's lives forever. The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of those significant and life changing events. This strike was a radical, although relatively peaceful movement that brought dramatic and lasting adjustments to the lives of the Canadian worker. The Winnipeg General Strike occurred during a tumultuous period of history, following, as it did, the First World War. In addition, the strike occurred on the heels of the Bolshevik Revolution, which led many analysts to suggest that the two were somehow associated. Due to the fears..."

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The Winnipeg General Strike (2007, December 01) Retrieved March 03, 2024, from

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"The Winnipeg General Strike" 01 December 2007. Web. 03 March. 2024. <>