Take Historical Perspective

How can we ever understand the past?

Example: Responses to the Depression

Hungry Thirties -  Relief Camps - Strikes - Regina Riot

 

"ON TO OTTAWA TREK"

 

What do the 1,500 men riding atop boxcars have to do with the 6 men below?

William "Bible Bill" Aberhart

Social Credit Party

 

(Photo wikipedia.ca)

 

Aberhart Foundation

Maurice Duplessis 

Union Nationale Party

 

Duplessis and the Union Nationale

 

Photo  Archives nationales du Québec, P1000, S4, D83, PD94

William Lyon

Mackenzie King

Liberal Party

 

(Photo: National Archives of Canada (C-000387) 

R.B. Bennett

Conservative Party

 

"Blaming the Prime Minister" CBC

J.S. Woodsworth

Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF)

 

Photo Library and Archives Canada C-057365

"Human needs before property rights."
 - election slogan

We would like to acknowledge that our school is on unceded Algonquin Territory and thank the Algonquin Nation for hosting us on their land.

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