Social inequality lecture 4 October 2,
Movie Continuous journey
immigrants from India deported to India
he came from India and the only reason he was allowed an enter to Canada
because he spoke good English
in 1914 Canada vancover was all about white in Canada( they made a song
May 13 1914: the ship arrived in Canada filled with Muslims, siks, farmers.
They were the British slaves
The Indians who came to Canada were all bristish Indians
The Indians were under the British rules
Malcalx reid: dominant immigration agent charged of everything.
Komagata Guru challenged Malcome for the law to let him into canada. He
was a business man.
The man who is charged in Stevens hh who is the ruling person who had to
power and the authority to deport and not allow immigrants to Canada.
Siks were the the majority of the people on the ship. They are different from
hindus by having long hair and not cutting their hair.
Siks: the siks were working as labors when they first arrived to canada.
Guru wanted a democratic society which would allow them to have rights.
Hussien Rahim: was the the gurati singhs and baghka sings. He was in
power to fight for indain siks rights
J Edward bird a lawyer: he was ready to fight for the indains siks to allow
them to come to canada
Vancover: Kamogatra used to be a german ship which would bring
eourpeans to canada
The ship was sold to Hong Kong Back in the 1900s Johnny macdonal announced in the parliament that canada
was a white man country and everything would be ruled under the bristish
Japan community: the japanes would come to canada and canada would
have no restrictions against them. The japenies were just like the Indians but
canada didn’t say anything against them.
All Indians were bristish: they should be not treated unequally.
The Prime minster Mackinze: said that canada should remain a white
country. The prime minster also said that they should not come to canada
due to cold weather because they would die
May 14 1914: day 2
the ship was there without having anwers, they were not being allowed to
come to canada
Edward birds hired by Hussien Rahim won the case for 39 indians
Reid the immigrant agent suffered this lost and was scared
May 15 day 4
Hussien Rahim and bakg singhs had to raised 15 thousand dollars
Balwant singhs: a person fighting for the Indians a former fighting soilders
To take over the charter they needed 15 thousands they raised about 5 thousands
and need ten thousands: people didn’t believe that they would find the money to
buy the charter.
Gurdits a person who is not interested in violence to win freedom because he was a
follower of Gandhi