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Social Studies : Chapter Six : The First World War (1914 - 1918)

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Conscription
compulsory military during war time.
Patriotism
a strong expression of love for ones country or nation.
Suffrage
took place in March 1819, 50 St. John's Women dressed in white ribbons symbolizing purity, they marched to the colonial building on military road to demand the right to vote.
No Man's Land
the space between the front line of the opposing forces.
Propaganda
the use of literature or visuals to promote or spread a belief.
Beaumont Hamel
where the battle of somme took place, in France.
Book of Remembrance
in ottowa maybe.
Wemons patrioat association
made goods for the soliders, they also marched to the colonial building, dressed in all white, dmanding the right to vote.
Newfoundland Regiment
fought significantly in the battle of somme in Beaumont Hamel, France. crossed over no mans land. a lot died.
Spanish Flu
was brought over to Newfoundland when a solider came back from fighting in the war and spread to flu to others.
Volunteer Aid Detachment
nurses and doctors helped injured soliders in the was.
Tommy Ricketts
(1901-1967) born in white bay, enlisted in Newfoundland Regiment, lied about his age, too young. got bullet in leg. he was the youngest to reveice a victorian cross
Owen Steele
(1887 - 1916) born into a St.John's merchant family. enlisted in the Newfoundland Regiment. part of famous Blue Puttees. promoted to corporal. died when a german shell exploded near him.
John Shiwak
(1889 - 1917) a Labradorian, came to be known as "the best sniper in the British army". William Lacy Amy an American journalist wrote a rememberance for him
John Bernard Croke
(1892 - 1918) born in Green bay. received the first Victorian Cross awarded to a Newfoundlander for his bravery during the Battle o Amiens. severely wounded in bombing a machine gun nest. he died of wounds.
danger tree
Newfoundlanders passed this on their way to slaughter by German machine guns. Many of them were killed.