Internet Activities Unit 2: Growing Independence, 1920-1939
Chapter 3: The Twenties: Growth and Change
Chapter 4: The Twenties: Boom and Bust
Chapter 5: The Great Depression
Chapter 6: Canada and Events in Europe
- Pier 21: Sample Immigrant Stories from the Pier 21 Collection
These stories show the hopes, dreams, and the hardships of immigration to Canada. Read some of these immigrants' stories to learn why they came to Canada, and the problems they had once they got here. You might want to create your own immigrant story, or find out your parents' or grandparents' stories. This might be useful for your upcoming local history Performance Task in the next unit.