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2 1929: William Lyon Mackenzie King is PM Felt the crash was a __________part of the business cycle Believed the government should not ____________in the economy Calls an election in 1930

3 Leader of the Conservatives: R.B. Bennett Campaigns across Canada promising to take action Bennett promises jobs for everyone willing to work, and high __________to protect Canadian industry

4 "I propose that any government of which I am the head will at the first session of parliament initiate whatever __________is necessary to that end, or perish in the attempt." – R.B. Bennett, June 9, 1930.

5 The Five Cent Piece Speech King, in response to provincial governments’ requests for relief funding, said he would not give any Conservative provincial governments “a _______-cent piece”

6 Bennett and the Conservatives win a majority in the 1930 election

7 Bennett’s Policies Also reluctant to interfere with the economy, but does keep his promises Relief Acts set aside millions of dollars for emergency relief and, in 1932, create the __________ ________system Raises _____________on imported goods

8 “Blasting” into World Markets Wanted the British Empire to adopt preferential tariffs – "I offer to the Mother Country and to all the other parts of the Empire, a preference in the Canadian market in exchange for a like preference in theirs." But Britain was committed to ________trade

9 But Bennett’s policies are not effective... Unemployment _________by 1933 Bennett begins to gradually increase government ______________in the economy: 1934 – created ________of Canada to regulate monetary policy 1935 – established Canadian _________Board to regulate wheat prices 1935 – introduced ______________benefits Legacy items as they are still with us today

10 “Bennett Buggies”

11 Bennett’s 1935 “New Deal” – ______________his former policies – New _____________programs – unemployment insurance, minimum ________, regulation of working conditions, health and ___________ insurance, ______age pension, agricultural support programs – Goes against his former support of unregulated capitalism – critics said he was making a “deathbed conversion” to ______the election

12 Techniques to look for: – Captioning: a sentence or phrase that is the title for the cartoon. – Labelling: words in the drawing to identify people, ideas, or objects. – Relative size: figures are drawn much larger or smaller than others to make a point or statement. – Shading (light and dark): use of white space and dark shading to create an effect. – Composition: the arrangement or location of figures or objects in the cartoon – Symbolism: a sign such as a facial expression, gesture, or body position, and symbols, an object used to represent something else – Caricature: a distorted, oversimplified, or exaggerated stereotype used to represent something else. Political Cartoons,

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