Lesson 2: The Roaring 20s


Understand the significance of the following:

  • Branch Plants
  • Tariffs
  • Primary/ Secondary industries
  • Prohibition
  • Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
  • Urbanization
  • Increases in Mobility
  • Increases in Communication
  • 1920s Art, Sports, & Entertainment

Concepts to understand (test yourself):

  • Why did Canada’s economy start to boom?
  • What is the foundation of a booming economy?
  • What are the effects of a booming economy?
  • Who did not benefit from the Roaring 20s and how?

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