during this decade many advances in technology was made. electricity came in to use in the average household, and soon almost everyone owned a car.
agnes macphail was the first woman elected into parliament
King refuses to send troops to Britain during chanak crisis
first document Canada signed without Britain, this represented the growing autonomy for Canada
farmers in the prairies were hit especially hard due to the dust bowl
people took their anger out on bennett and named things after him such as the bennett buggy, and the bennett blanket. the bennett buggy was a car someone no longer could afford so they tore it apart and used it as a carriage
the dust bowls were especially bad between these years. on "black sunday" the dust storms reach 60 mph, and over 100 acres of land lost their topsoil.
these camps were for single unemployed men. the beds were often bug infested, the food was bad and there were long hours for only 20 cents a day