CHC 2D0 1920s & 30s TEST REVIEW
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(USE THIS REVIEW SHEET TO HELP YOU STUDY AND PREPARE FOR THE TEST.)
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THE DAY OF THE TEST OR FAIL TO PROVIDE A NOTE, YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO WRITE THE TEST AND WILL RECEIVE A MARK OF ZERO.
TEST FORMAT: MULTIPLE CHOICE, MATCHING, SHORT ANSWER, CARTOON/POSTER ANALYSIS
TERMS/PEOPLE/EVENTS: Define and explain the historical significance.
The Alberta Five OR Grasshoppers “Riding the Rods”
The Famous Five Inflation Spanish Flu
Autonomy Jazz Age Speakeasy
Balfour Declaration King-Byng Affair Statute of Westminster
Bennett Buggy On-To-Ottawa Trek Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday Pier 21 Talkies
Bloody Saturday Person’s Case Temperance Movement
Chanak Affair Prairie Drought Unemployment Relief Act
Dust Bowl Prohibition Widow’s Pension
Emily Murphy Regina Riot Winnipeg General Strike
“Five Cent Speech” Relief Camps
1. Why did people in the 1920s have a “carefree party mood”?
2. What are the four reasons why Canada’s economy was on the upswing in the 1920s?
3. How does consumerism in the 1920s help to create a boom in the economy, but also help to cause the
depression in the 30s?
4. Identify 3 groups that did not see economic prosperity in the 1920s and explain why they were “left out”.
5. Identify 3 groups of people who struggled for rights in the 1920s and explain the actions that they took.
6. Identify 6 new inventions in the 20s and explain how they help to transform society.
7. What are reasons for and against prohibition? How did people manage to drink during prohibition?
8. Describe the dress, activities and attitudes of Flappers. Are flappers an example of rebellion? Why or
9. Why did some people consider jazz music to be evil? Was their belief justified? Explain.
10. Why might some consider the 20s to be the era in which feminism was born? Use specific events, culture
and society to justify or refute (disprove) this notion.
1. Identify the 4 underlying causes of the Great Depression and explain how each cause contributed to the
2. Draw a diagram of the business cycle (including dates). Include specific details about sales, wages, prices,
production, profits and unemployment from your notes within the cycle.
3. What are 3 different actions the government took to help “relieve’ people from the economic strains of
the depression? How were these actions viewed by the public?
4. Why were the government and businesses concerned about the rise of communism in Canada? Where
was communism coming from? What was their response to it? Was their response effective? Why or
5. What are some of the challenges families face while preparing a realistic budget during the depression?
6. What are 5 new political parties that were formed in the 30s?
7. How were immigrants viewed and treated during the depression? Do you believe this treatment was