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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y5
Professor
Fraser Mc Kee
Semester
Winter

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His263ConscriptionCrisis in 1916 1917 the year of the decisionImportant TermsNames Military Voters Act Same Hughs minister of Militia War time elections Act Robert BadenPowell Andrew Macphail Regulation 17 Lapointe Resolutiony Conscription resulted in Canada being at its weakest point after confederation y Canada is at great strain because of the war o Almost destroyed as a political entity o Canada is coddled together with politics y English protestant Canadians Torontonians in particular were widely enthusiastic for the war o There were lineups at the recruiting centers and were dancing in the streets o Many feared that they might miss the great opportunity to participate in the war and prove their manhood and devotion to the great cause and prove their worthy o War had been romanticized the language the way it was inacted o Valiant imperial soldiers bringing the light of civilization to the imperial wo
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