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Daily life In 1930's Canada

It's for my history class
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Nathan Lamoureux

on 28 April 2011

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The Great Depression Daily life in 1930's Canada The 1930's was a time of economic ruin. this was no different in Canada. Cars being pulled by horses became a common sight during the Depression. During the boom years of the 1920s, many Canadians had bought cheap vehicles for the first time, but during the depression, many found they did not have enough money to operate them. By: Nathan Lamoureux The Great Depression in Canada Soup Kitchens The concept of soup kitchens hit the mainstream of U.S. consciousness during the Great Depression. One soup kitchen in Chicago was even sponsored by American mobster Al Capone in an effort to clean up his image. Inventor Benjamin Thompson, contemporary to the Founding Fathers of the United States, is said to have invented the soup kitchen. The food was either free, or inexpensive The Bennett Buggy

A Bennett buggy was a term used in Canada during the Great Depression to describe a car which had its engine and windows taken out and was pulled by a horse. In the United States, such vehicles were known as Hoover wagons, and named after then-President Herbert Hoover.
The canadian name was mocking Richard Bennett the Prime Minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935, who was blamed for the nation's poverty.

Cars being pulled by horses became a common sight during the Depression. During the boom years of the 1920s, many Canadians had bought cheap vehicles for the first time, but during the depression, many found they did not have enough money to operate them.

The Great Deppression The depression was difficult to handle and people had to reinvent their lifestyles in order to cope. The Bennett Buggy A Bennett buggy was a term used in Canada during the Great Depression to describe a car which had its engine and windows taken out and was pulled by a horse. In the United States, such vehicles were known as Hoover wagons, and named after then-President Herbert Hoover.
The canadian name was mocking Richard Bennett the Prime Minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935, who was blamed for the nation's poverty. Cars being pulled by horses became a common sight during the Depression. During the boom years of the 1920s, many Canadians had bought cheap vehicles for the first time, but during the depression, many found they did not have enough money to operate them. soup kitchens offered food to people who were out of work because of layoffs, caused by the depression. Soup kitchens offered food to people who were out of work because of layoffs, caused by the depression. And yet, out of the wreck and ruin came new inventions and innovations that are the very reason for the end of the deppresion. Pogey Pogey is a term from british hobo slang that reffers to a poorhouse, workhouse, welfare office or charity hostel Pogey
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