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Growth Of Canada As A Nation During Wwi

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Canadians contributed in many ways to help our country's great efforts in the First World War. Canadians had literally the whole country and made enormous demands on the Canadian people, whether they were involved in the actual fighting or remained on the home front to work in industry or farming to support the war effort. Canada grew tremendously through the war as a nation, individually and emotional. Canadian troops had to be strong and responsible as they were always running from one front to another and had to be strong so that the little thing don’t bother them so they don’t become emotionally unstable, then could end there life. Strength played a major role through the war as did courage and every Canadian troop had those two components making them a strong army to attack against.


Canada's sacrifices and contributions to the war changed its history and enabled them to become more independent and they friendship with Britain grew stronger and stronger. Canada was first inducted into the World War 1 when Britain declared war on Germany, August 4, 1914. Canada being allies with Britain had to support those in the war even know they weren’t in there and fighting all on the front they were backup just in case the German soldiers broke through the trenches and head towards France. Later on the Governor General also declared war on Germany but the Canadians fought under the ruling of a Britain commander. The achievements of Canadian military during the First World War came during the Somme, Vimy Ridge, and Passchendaele battles and what later became known as "Canada's Hundred Days". They help fight for the freedom and peace for the small village of Passchendaele and however as it was a muddy hell, they still persevered through and help conquered there freedom in 1917. The four month Battle of the Somme was fought from July 1 to November 16, 1916. Allies commanders came together to fight to relieve pressure on the French defenders of Verdun , by bringing German reserves into the war killing their reserves troops and having their allies Britain attack them on the French front. Lastly the most memorably war the Canadians fought was the one at Vimy Ridge. Canadians really out thought everyone and was a stepping stone for Canada becoming a whole and uniting as one in a nation.


Canada grew as people, economically and throughout the war as a powerful nation. Canada’s debt began during the war went there crops weren’t growing to their fullest length causing farmers to lose more money than expected. Between 1914 and 1914 about 50 000 Canadian living families lost their jobs because of the railway debt. However Britain along with Canadians came up with an industry called the Imperial Munitions Board making ammunition and shells for the troops in the war. The Imperial Munitions Board did not only open up jobs for the men staying home from the war, it also gave females the chance to help make money and help there nation out to work manufacture...

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