Class Notes (839,189)
Canada (511,223)
History (3,264)
HIS263Y1 (268)
all (27)
Lecture

HIS263 jan 21.docx

2 Pages
136 Views

Department
History
Course Code
HIS263Y1
Professor
all

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
Description
The Great WarFuel coal wood and gas controlled much more by the state post1917Economic efforts relied heavily on persuasion and propaganda was haphazard Govt had to do a lot of convincing the people The Soldiers Story Throughout the war 660000 Canadians enlisted 420000 ended up fighting overseas War fought by volunteers not a professional standing army ie militia officers position not acquired through meritocracy but via connections Professionalization came much later after the warMany who tried to sign up were turned down because of a failure to pass the medical exam Criteria included ages 1835 good eyesight good teeth however became less and less rigid as the government got more desperate for soldiers Many signed up giving up very good jobs to sign up for the war patriotic enthusiasm didnt even have weapons Many under aged soldiers lied in order to enlist in the army Asian Canadians and Black Canadians were not accepted into the army general rule Sam Hughes minister of militia and defense played a formative role in the early stages of the war in shaping the nature of CanadianoBecame the personification of the early war eff
More Less
Unlock Document

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit