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

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

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