World War Two Historical Evidence

What does primary evidence from the Great Depression and World War Two tell us about the changing lives of the Canadian people?
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Canadian WWII poster for the Canadian Red Cross "They never fail you" ~  This source is an image of a woman who is part of the Canadian Red Cross helping wounded soldiers to get better. It is changing the live of people at the time who were in the war. Also, it changed the lives of many women who became nurses and helped out. (This image is quite credible, however it does not have a source or a date on it , so it's credibility can be questioned.

Red Cross worker maintaining contact cards on Canadians in enemy POW camps and neutral-country internment camps. Nearly all communication and packages were handled through the Red Cross. WWII poster for the Canadian Red Cross "They never fail you.

This picture is showing how the elected prime minister had a large impact on the citizens within the country. Reasons of the riot (The On To Ottawa Trek) include such low pay that many people had to resort to Bennett Buggies and Bennett Blankets.This is a credible source as it can also be found on www.ontoottawa.ca, which is a website created for the specific research of this event.

Great Depression in Canada Pictures

Strikers from British Columbia boarded freight trains making the On to Ottawa Trek to protest conditions in unemployment relief camps during the Great Depression in Canada.

In this picture, men can be seen protesting that they are unable to find work that will provde them with the money they need. Due to the great depression many men were searching for jobs and majority were unable to find one which leads to riots and protesting within Canada. This source is very credible as it has been received from a very formal, edited and professional Canadian history website (http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca).

United Church, Toronto, 1930 - Oliver - I like the tie-less buttoned all the way to the top look.

This is a Bennett Buggy that was often used in Canada in the time of the great depression as cars did not have engines. This was known as the Bennett Buggy, due to the fact that R. E. Bennett was the prime minister at the time. This changed people into thinking the Bennett was not a good leader. This source is credible because it is from a legitimate website (www.graintransportmuseum.ca).

This is a Bennett Buggy that was often used in Canada in the time of the great depression as cars did not have engines. This was known as the Bennett Buggy, due to the fact that R. E. Bennett was the prime minister at the time. This changed people into thinking the Bennett was not a good leader. This source is credible because it is from a legitimate website (www.graintransportmuseum.ca).

This ship, was known as the S.S St.Louis, which was a ship full of Jewish refugees who came to seek protection in Canada. Canada, however, denied their entrance. Mnay people were killed due to Canada's actions and this has changed people till this day. Canada is now a very racial discrimination free country, and is helping refugees from recently struggling nations. This is a credible source from a legitimate site (holocaustonline.org).

Louis set sail for Cuba with over 900 Jewish passengers on board. The captain, a German man called Gustav Schroeder who was against the Nazi regime, was aware of the Jewish passengers and did his best to help them escape persecution.

In this picture, Men can be seen having breakfast in a building. This is a building that sets up food for people who are unemployed. At the time, since many people could not find work, they were left with no money to pay for food or shelter. Thus, having to resort to free food offered to survive.This source is very credible as it has been received from a very formal, edited and professional Canadian history website (http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca).

In this picture, Men can be seen having breakfast in a building. This is a building that sets up food for people who are unemployed. At the time, since many people could not find work, they were left with no money to pay for food or shelter. Thus, having to resort to free food offered to survive.This source is very credible as it has been received from a very formal, edited and professional Canadian history website (http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca).

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