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2. He became prime minister during the Great Depression. Because he couldn't stop the Depression, he lost the election (and his job) in 1935. (Bennett)
6. He was prime minister from 1894 to 1896, and couldn't solve the Manitoba Schools Question. (Bowell)
7. He was prime minister twice, with Joe Clark serving between his terms. (Trudeau)
8. He lost two elections to Brian Mulroney in the 1980s. (Turner)
9. This Conservative prime minister was elected in 1984 and brought in the GST (Goods and Services Tax) and Free Trade. (Mulroney)
10. He died in 1894 in England, while visiting the Queen. (Thompson)
11. He was Canada's 20th prime minister. (Chrétien)
12. He beat Macdonald and became prime minister -- and then lost to Macdonald in the next election. (Mackenzie)
14. He took over after Sir John A. Macdonald died. (Abbott)
16. He was prime minister three times, and led Canada for 22 years. (King)
17. She was Canada's first woman prime minister. (Campbell)
18. After Bennett, it was another 22 years until this Conservative was elected prime minister. (Diefenbaker)

1. People called him "Uncle Louis." His most important concern was national unity. (St.Laurent)
3. He was prime minister during the First World War (which was from 1914 to 1918). (Borden)
4. He was prime minister in the 1960s, and won the Nobel Peace Prize. (Pearson)
5. He was prime minister twice -- once for only three months. (Meighen)
8. He was prime minister for the shortest length of time. (Tupper)
12. He was Canada's first prime minister, and the main leader behind Confederation. (Macdonald)
13. He was Canada's youngest prime minister, and took over after Trudeau. (Clark)
15. He became prime minister in 1896, and believed that the 20th century would be Canada's. (Laurier)

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