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

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