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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.