CHC2D – Unit 2b. Boom and Bust, Canada in the 30s REVIEW Q-UEST DATE: Tuesday November 3 Q-UEST Format: Multiple Choice Matching Defining Moment Topics to Know: The Stock Market and in ‘Black Tuesday’ (easy credit, lack of financial regulation, vulnerable Canadian economy – export based) Causes of the Great Depression: European Currency Stock Market Crash No world demand for Canadian natural resources King’s response to the needs of the depression – how he thought it would fix itself King – Bennett election (1930) Bennett’s response to the economic crisis: Trade protectionism and tariffs, imperial preference, response to the unemployment crisis, relief Relief Camps – riding the rails. The trek to Ottawa and the Regina riot. Impact of the Depression, region by region (drought in the prairies) How people coped. The Political Spectrum: Communism (L) (R) Capitalism Growing popularity of new political / economic ideas and our government’s reaction to them. ie Socialism, Communism and Fascism Rise of new political parties: CCF, Social Credit, Union Nationale Bennett’s New Deal 1935 election – King or Chaos! Canada moves towards autonomy: 1919 Canada participates in Paris Peace Conference & League of Nations 1923 Halibut Treaty, Imperial Conference. 1926 Statute of Westminster and the Balfour Report. 1927-1935 Stronger economic relations with the United States Culture and the Arts: the radio age, movies, professional sports (hockey – Toronto Maple Leafs), magazines American influence on Arts and Culture: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)1936 (founded to establish and promote Canadian arts and unity, National Film Board (NFB) 1939 The Dionne Quintuplets born May 28, 1934 BEST OF LUCK !