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  1. Unit 3 1920 – Prosperity 1930 – Depression 1940 – World War 2 – Repercussions of the War – Canada in the World 1950 -1960 – Technology after the war 1950 -1970 – Social and Cultural Tendencies 1980-2000 – Globalization Decades of change

  2. Chapter 6 : Prosperity and Depression Objectives : • Evaluate the role of historic events in Canadian history. • Identify the factors that lead to economic prosperity in Canada in the 1920’s. • Evaluate the impact of new technology on lifestyles in the 1920’s. • Analyse the causes of the Great Depression (economic crisis) of the 1930’s. • Determine the effects of the Great Depression on an economic, social and political level.

  3. World War One 1914-1918 After the war…

  4. BEGIN A PERIOD OF ECONOMIC GROWTH “BOOM” In the 1920’s: Central Canada British Columbia The Prairies Prosperity in the 1920’s…

  5. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) THE GROWTH OF CERTAIN INDUSTRIES Pulp and paper Mines Automobiles Wheat

  6. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: • Increase productivity • Lead to new inventions Electricity & Assembly Lines

  7. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: The automobile advances in its technology, from steam-powered engines to using gas and combustion engines. The automobile

  8. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: L’automobile avance dans sa technologie, pour changer des moteurs à la vapeur comme source d'énergie, vers le pétrole et le moteur à explosion. L’automobile &

  9. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: Assembly Lines make it so that cars, as well as other inventions, can be mass produced and now cost much less money. $$$  Assembly Lines

  10. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: La chaîne de montage fait en sorteque les automobiles réalisentune production en masse et coûtentmoinscher. $$$  Tout le mondepeuts’enacheterune!!    L’automobile & La chaîne de montage

  11. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: Prosperity !! $$$  Everyone can buy one!!   

  12. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: La prospérité !! $$$  Tout le mondepeuts’enacheterune!!   

  13. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: • Our country changed... • from one where people had to work hard just to survive.... Washing clothes by hand

  14. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: • Le pays change d’une societé qui... • travaille fort juste pour survivre, • vers une qui travaille moins, et a du temps libre. Laver à la main &

  15. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: To a society where people didn’t have to work as hard. Washing Machine

  16. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: • Le pays change d’une societé qui... • travaille fort juste pour survivre, • vers une qui travaille moins, et a du temps libre. Laveuse électrique &

  17. Factors that contributed to prosperity (Western Canada and Central Canada) NEW TECHNOLOGY: • People had much more free time and energy to.... • Have FUN!!!!! Washing Machine

  18. Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: • Les gens avaient beaucoup plus de temps libre et d’énergie pour.... • s’amuser!!!!! Laveuse électrique &

  19. http://youtube.com/watch?v=684n8FO68LU Facteur qui ont menés à la prospérité (Ouest du Canada et Canada central) LES NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES: • Les gens avaient beaucoup plus de temps libre et d’énergie pour.... • s’amuser!!!!! Laveuse électrique &

  20. Factors that lead to economic decline in the Maritimes • Ship building was the force that drove the economy. • This industry was not important after the war, and there were no modernized techniques to advance the industry.

  21. Factors that lead to economic decline in the Maritimes Rail transportation • Fares were so high that it cost too much to ship by train. • We were located too far from ON and QC to transport goods another way. • With all the shipping costs, our products cost too much → loss of clients • Job loss → UNEMPLOYMENT

  22. Factors that lead to economic decline in the Maritimes • Failure to invest $$ in technology (such as electricity/manufacturing) • Industries did not have modern machines • Our secondary sector was not developed (manufactured products, like pulp and paper)

  23. Factors that lead to economic decline in the Maritimes • At the border, the US charged duty (tax) on all shipments from primary sector resources • Fishing • Agriculture • Mines • Forests