SOCIAL,ECONOMIC,AND POLITICAL TRENDS IN CANADA FROM 1914-1929
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This resource pack explores the social, political,and economic spheres of Canada in the years following the First World War. Lessons make use of a variety of primary source documents, analysis, discussion,and inter active activities. The first lesson explores conscription and the division that it caused in Canadian society at the time. The second lesson takes students through an interactive experience of the Stock Market Crash,and explores the varying causes and consequences of the crash. The third lesson focuses on the changing roles of women after the war, as well as successes of the Famous Five and the Persons Case. In the fourth and final lesson in this pack students have the opportunity to explore the different narratives surrounding Vimy Ridge, and can decide for themselves whether they truly believe this event was in fact the“birth of a nation.”Together,these lessons provide students with an overview of the social,political,and economic changes that were taking place between 1914 and 1929,and delves into the significance of these changes to Canada’s history.