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Internal Links – Unifying Aspects of the War

Internal Links – Unifying Aspects of the War

Media Kit 1 > Canada Rallies > Canadian Reactions to War

  • The quotes, images, and news clips in this section talk about patriotism, a lack of partisanship in Parliament, and how people in Canada-from ocean to ocean – were supporting the war.

Media Kit 1 > Canadians in Battle > Battle of Vimy Ridge, 1917 > Vimy Ridge Documents > Vimy and Nationalism

  • The Battle of Vimy Ridge is often central to discussions of Canada`s growth of national identity that is argued to have taken place during the waging of the First World War.

Media Kit 1 > Canadians in Battle > Battle of Vimy Ridge, 1917 > Vimy Quotes

  • Many of the quotes provided here deal with arguments about Canada`s increased sense of independence that came from fighting in Europe.

Media Kit 4 > Peace and Victory > Paris Peace Conference

  • Early Conference Work – Sir Robert Borden fights for Canada to have direct representation at the Paris Peace Conference rather than simply being represented by the British delegates and to be a signatory on the ultimate treaties produced by the Conference. (See documents).
  • League of Nations – Canada gets her own seat at the League of Nations – this is often seen as a sign of Canada`s increased sovereignty and independence as a result of the First World War. (See news items.)

 

 

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