Lesson 3: Canada’s Autonomy


  • Counterpoints, Chapter 3, pp 80-81, 83-84
  • PPT – Interwar Autonomy (all primary sources to decipher)

Understand the significance of the following:

  • Autonomy (vs independence)
  • Chanak Crisis
  • Halibut Treaty
  • King-Byng Affair
  • Imperial Conference/ Balfour Report/ Statute of Westminster

Concepts to understand (test yourself):

  • To what extent did Canada achieve autonomy before WWII?
  • Entering WWII, in what ways did Canada still not have full autonomy?

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