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o to Mr Tripp's Class Website and go to the Social page. Under the heading The Great Depression, there are a number of links that you will use to answer the following questions.
Using the information from the Great Depression of Canada website, answer the following questions:

  1. What was the Great Depression? (2 marks)

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  1. What were TWO of the CAUSES of the Great Depression? (2 marks)

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  1. When did the Great Depression happen? (1 marks)

Under the heading “Effects”, look at the chart to answer questions 4-6.




  1. What does this graph tell us? What is this chart about? (2 marks)

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  1. What was the average income of an Albertan in 1929? (1 marks)



  1. What was the average income of an Albertan in 1933? (1 marks)



  1. Compare the average income of an Albertan in 1929 (when the Great Depression began) to the average income of an Albertan in 1933 (the Great Depression at its worst). What do you notice? (2 marks)

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  1. How does the percentage difference between the average wage of an Albertan in 1929 and one in 1933 compare with the other provinces of Canada? Explain. (2 marks)

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On the same site, scroll down to the heading “Letters to Bennett”. Richard Bennett was the Canadian Prime Minister of Canada during the first half of the Great Depression. Read the three letters that people wrote to him to answer the following questions.


  1. What feeling do you get when you read these letters? Explain. (2 marks)

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  1. What do these letters tell you about the Great Depression? (3 marks)

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Under the heading “Groups and Expansions Introduced in Canada” read the information to answer the following questions.


  1. What were Relief Camps? Why did the government think it was necessary to start them? (2 marks)

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  1. Who were the Trekkers? What were they protesting? (2 marks)

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Go back to Mr. Tripp's Social page and click on the link called




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