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Canada's most significant battle of the war, fought in 1917, ended with the capture of a ridge after French and British forces had failed
the battle where the Germans introduced poison gas, Canadians stood their ground while other troops retreated
"over the top"
Expression referring to climbing out of a trench or over the front edge of the trench to begin moving across no man's land.
Bonds sold by the government during World War 1 to help raise revenue for the war effort
Wartime Elections Act
granted the vote to the mothers, sisters, and wives of soldiers in the Armed Forces
first Canadian promoted to general after victory at Vimy Ridge. became commander of all Canadian corps.
War Measure's Act
gave the government sweeping powers to ensure "the security, defence, peace, order, and welfare of Canada"
War Guilt Clause
part of the Treaty of Versailles that stated that Germany was solely responsible for World War I
war fought between the British and the Dutch in South Africa. Britian requested Canada's help, French Canadians were against providing help
(1917) Caused by the collision of the Imo and the munitions ship, Mont Blanc. The resulting explosion caused nearly 2000 deaths in Halifax and leveled a large part of the city.
Alaska Boundary Dispute
territorial dispute between US and Canada. Britain sided with the US in settling the boundary
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