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jazz age

1920

women given right to vote

1920

roaring 20s

1920 - 1929

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 elected in parliament

1921

agnes macphail was the first woman elected into parliament

king byng crisis

1922

King refuses to send troops to Britain during chanak crisis

halibut treaty

1923

first document Canada signed without Britain, this represented the growing autonomy for Canada

old age pensions

1927

women considered persons

1929

stock market crash

1929 - 1954

farmers in the prairies were hit especially hard due to the dust bowl

black tuesday

october 29 1929

dirty 30s

1930 - 1940

bennett in office

August 7, 1930 - October 23, 1935

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

dust bowls

1932 - april 1935

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.

market at bottom

1932 - 1933

10,000 banks go bankrupt

1932

work camps are established

1932

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

regina riot

july 1 1935

market recovers

1954