The Good Bright Days (1919 – 1927)




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The Good Bright Days (1919 – 1927)


  1. Why were some Canadian soldiers in Russia in 1919? What did “Red Scare” mean?


  1. Answer the following next to the question:




    1. When did Wilfrid Laurier die?




    1. Who was his successor?




    1. Who was his successor’s opponent?




  1. A working girl in an office would earn ___________ per week in 1920, whereas a factory worker would earn approximately _______________ per week.

  2. How fast did new “autos” travel?



  1. Identify the following figures:




    1. Samuel Gompers:

    2. Rudolph Valentino:

    3. Man-O-War:

    4. Mary Pickford:

  1. What country did Britain nearly go to war with in 1922? What was Canada’s reply to the British request?



  1. What did King want at the Imperial Conference of 1926?



  1. How was the Canadian economy in 1927?

The Good Bright Days (1919 – 1927)


  1. Why were some Canadian soldiers in Russia in 1919? What did “Red Scare” mean?

  • Communist Revolution (Lenin) – active intervention by Canadians and others opposed to Communism.

  • Red Scare: fear of the Soviets was being established. (In Canada, many thought Communists were supportive of such movements).




  1. Answer the following next to the question:




    1. When did Wilfrid Laurier die? Feb. 22, 1919 (era came to an end)




    1. Who was his successor? William Lyon Mackenzie King




    1. Who was his successor’s opponent? Arthur Meighen

  1. A working girl in an office would earn __$15.00___ per week in 1920, whereas a factory worker would earn approximately ____$20-25.00____ per week.

  2. How fast did new “autos” travel?

- Model ‘T’ could drive 25 miles/hour (top speed), 12 miles/ hour was the regulated speed


  1. Identify the following figures:




    1. Samuel Gompers: Founder of the AF of L

    2. Rudolph Valentino: “Great Lover” (women adored him – he was a movie star)

    3. Man-O-War: Great horse (fastest one)

    4. Mary Pickford: Movie Star (Canadian) was known as America’s Sweetheart

  1. What country did Britain nearly go to war with in 1922? What was Canada’s reply to the British request?




  1. What did King want at the Imperial Conference of 1926?




  1. How was the Canadian economy in 1927?

- Prosperous (surplus funds/ stock market = ‘win-win’ perception)


Sunshine and Eclipse (1927 – 1934)


  1. Who was the Prime Minister in 1927 on Canada’s diamond jubilee?



  1. How might the economy be described in 1927?



  1. Approximately how much did a brand new car cost?



  1. From what countries did immigrants come from?


  1. What was Canada’s population in 1927?



  1. What was the “eleven year drought”?



  1. Who was the richest man in Canada?



  1. Who won (and lost) the election of 1930?



  1. What new political outlooks and philosophies represented answers to the Depression for some people?


  1. What was introduced into football at this time?



  1. Who was Foster Hewitt?



  1. Who was Grey Owl? What did he eventually come to represent to the people of the era?



  1. Which famous babies were born in 1934? What did they represent for some Canadians?


Sunshine and Eclipse (1927 – 1934)


  1. Who was the Prime Minister in 1927 on Canada’s diamond jubilee?

William Lyon Mackenzie King (diamond jubilee – Canada’s 60th birthday)


  1. How might the economy be described in 1927?

Booming (buying of stocks/ shares) - invest in natural resources

Risk and gambling - cost of living (leveling off)



Buy big, buy now


  1. Approximately how much did a brand new car cost?

Less than $600.00


  1. From what countries did immigrants come from?

- Britain, Sweden, Dutch, Poles (1920s – these groups settled in the prairies)


  1. What was Canada’s population in 1927?

9.5 million people


  1. What was the “eleven year drought”?

Prohibition was over (‘dry’)


  1. Who was the richest man in Canada?

Herbert Holt (believed in prolonged prosperity)


  1. Who won (and lost) the election of 1930?

Won: R.B. Bennett Lost: William Lyon Mackenzie King


  1. What new political outlooks and philosophies represented answers to the Depression for some people?

Ideas that fascism or communism were the answer


  1. What was introduced into football at this time?

The forward pass


  1. Who was Foster Hewitt?

Voice of Hockey Night in Canada


  1. Who was Grey Owl? What did he eventually come to represent to the people of the era?

“Imposter” – represented Canadian Indians and the belief/ idea to get back to simpler times (but people felt cheated when the truth came out about his British background and that he was not of aboriginal decent)


  1. Which famous babies were born in 1934? What did they represent for some Canadians?

Dionne quintuplets (represented to many that miracles were possible)

They gave people a sense of “hope”.


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