Canada Goes to War

Textbooks are in the closet at the back of the room. Please return them when they are done.

Please read Pages 128-129

Please answer the following:

  1. Why was Canada also at war once Great Britain declared war on Germany?
  2. What does calling Britain the ‘mother country’ suggest about Canada’s relationship with Britain?
  3. What factors motivated so many Canadians to sign up so quickly to fight in the war?
  4. Which groups of Canadians we not allowed to sign up to fight in the war? What does this tell you about Canadian society at the time?

Please read Pages 130-133

  1. How did technology change the way wars were fought by the end of the war? What are some examples of how warfare today is different from the First World War?