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

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