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Roaring Twenties

20 Questions for the Twenties

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Call this "Twenties Trivia". Put yourself to the test with 20 questions for the twenties!

1) What was a nickname for the twenties and what do you think the significance of it was?

 

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2) What were some of the post war problems people faced? Briefly explain.

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3) What was the cause of the Winnipeg General Strike? Do you think people took their fight too far? Explain.

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4) What were some of the Aboriginal movements around this time? Do you think aboriginal people had every right to fight for better conditions? Why?

 

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5) What was Xenophobia? How were these feelings expressed during the 1920s in regards to immigration?

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6) What industries boomed during this time?

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7) Why did Canada feel they deserved complete autonomy?

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8) What were new inventions in the 1920s? Name one person and briefly explain how they were involved with the invention.

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9) What is the nickname for the model T car?

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10) What were the causes of urbanization in the 1920s? Explain 3 factors.

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11) Name & explain one fad in the 1920s.

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12) What was twenties talk? Give an example.

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13) What was the biggest form of entertainment in the 1920s?

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14) How were women treated in the 1920s? Give examples to support your answer.

 

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15) The 1920s were known as the golden age of sports in Canada. Why is this?

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16) When was the pension act passed? Who could receive the pension?

 

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17) What were branch plants?

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18) What was one regional protest in the 1920s?

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19) Who discovered insulin? When was it discovered?

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20) What was one social support program the government offered veterans?

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