Grade 10 Canadian History 20s & 30s part 1

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Can you name the Canadian History facts of the 1920s & 30s?

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Prime minister from 1921-1930
A person who only works when forced to.
When was the King-Byng affair?
Canada’s first gangster millionaire, also known as “Canada’s King of Bootleggers.”
The name of the group of women who asked 'Does the word 'Persons' in the British North America Act, included female persons?'
A place the government set up for unemployed men.
The report that states that Britain and the Dominions are equal in status and united by allegiance to the Crown.
These made the drought on the prairies even worse for farmers.
An expression that means riding on the outside of trains for free during the Depression.
Prime minister from 1935-1948
When was the Chanak Affair?
A word that means a downturn in the economy.
A famous Canadian and British constitutional case where it was first decided that women were eligible to sit in the Canadian Senate.
A type of music from the African American communitythat became popular in the 1920s and 30s
The act of parliament which established legislative equality for Canada and other dominions to self-govern.
The name for the young women with short skirts and hair.
Another name for the day of the Stock Market Crash
The name of the Canadian constitutional crisis when the Governor General refused a request by the Prime Minister to dissolve parliament and call a general election.
The socialist party led by Tommy Douglas.
A place where shares, stocks and bonds are bought and sold.
Prime minister from 1930 -1935
First female judge in Canada
When you buy these, you have bought a small part of a company.
What was the date of the Stock Market Crash?
A technology that probably had the greatest impact on Canadian lifestyle and communication during the 1920s.
First woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons
An expression that means to be out of work and receiving money from the government.
What was the name of the Act that banned Chinese people from immigrating to Canada?
A person who moves from place to place in order to find work.
A person who wanders around but does not work.
What was the most popular form of entertainment in the 1920s?
In which major city was there a General Strike in 1919?
The nickname for the 1920s
A word that means alcohol is banned by a government.
Illegal selling of alcohol
The place where the unemployed and poor went to eat during the depression.
What is the name of the ship that had Jewish refugees and was refused entry into Cuba, USA and Canada?
The person who created Canadian Medicare
What was the name of the 1923 Act to assimilate the First Nations People, which would result in losing their culture?
If you borrow money to buy a stock you are...
The nickname for the 1930s
The event where Mackenzie King first showed Britain that it could not automatically expect military assistance.
A social movement against the use of alcoholic beverages
A period of time during which sales or business activities increase rapidly.
A time when the economy is good.
First woman in the Canadian Senate
A time of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands in the 1930s
When were Chinese people banned from immigrating to Canada?
Led the 'Person's Case'
The name of the promise of a more progressive taxation system and better conditions for workers and the unemployed.

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