Presentation on theme: "Created By : Kevin Xu. One of Canada’s greatest Prime Minster King is a very dedicated writer A dairy of his life that he wrote contains over 30,000."— Presentation transcript:
One of Canada’s greatest Prime Minster King is a very dedicated writer A dairy of his life that he wrote contains over 30,000 pages (more than 7,500,000 words)
Born in December 17, 1874 in Berlin Ontario Prime Minister and also the leader of the Liberal Party Bachelor (unmarried) Ran Prime Minister for 22 years He Died on July 22, 1950 at the age of 75
King graduated from University of Toronto and Studied Economics at University of Chicago and Harvard. In 1900, he became Deputy Minister of Labor. King joins the Liberal party and wins a seat in the 1908 election. In 1919, King was elected leader of the Liberal.
In 1944, King successfully negotiate the issue of conscription King introduced Unemployment Insurances (1940) and Family Allowance(1944) Unfortunately he died in 1950, less than two years after retiring. King took advantage of the prosperity during the late 1920s to introduce old age pension and reduces war debts. Led Canada through WW2
Old Age Pension 1926 First Canada government Deputy Minister of Labor Avoided the depression after the war Appointed Cairine Wilson as first woman senator
Unemployment Insurance 1940 National Resources Mobilization Act in 1940 Family Allowances Act 1944
King avoided the national crisis over conscription He help reduce tariffs rates and war debts He governed Canada during World War 2 and succeeded Maintain the harmony between English Canadians and French Canadians during WW2 Helped survived the conscription that was suppose to split English and French lines.