The battle was deadly for thousands of French and British troops. Currie confirmed that his supply and ammunition lines were laid down before he entered the fight. His infantry was divided into exact units, each of which had a main objective. As a result, his battalion acquired the ridge, which was a key moment both in the war and in Canadian history, as other nations took notice of the contributions of Canadian troops to the Allied effort. For this, Currie was promoted to lieutenant-general in charge of the Canadian Corps.
Although a gory battle, Canadians were able to learn a lesson on advancing technology. The last but definitely not the best battle was the 100 Days Offensive. Nationalism skyrocketed due to the Canadians in charge, and since it led to the end of the war. Finally, the
By February of 1778, there were only 8,000 soldiers left. That means that over 4,000 soldiers either died or quit at Valley Forge. I wouldn 't want to stay there if that many people were dying and getting sick. During their encampment, through the months of December -June between 1800 to 2500 soldiers had died from an illness. If that
After only three years of war, Russia had 4,950,000 wounded soldiers, and over 1,700,000 casualties. By the war’s end, Russia had weakened their international relations, shrunk their grain, coal and oil industries, and due to the millions of casualties, left women as the primary caretakers and providers for their families. Nearly every aspect of Russian economy and society had completely deteriorated which ultimately led to the Russian Revolution, and it began in March of 1917. Known as the February Revolution, it marked the beginning of the nine month revolution that would dismantle the functionality of the country for decades after. It took place in Petrograd, the Russian capital at the time, and was supported by 90,000 men and women on strike.
Britain and France had tried on countless occasions to capture the area, however they were forced back by German artillery. Thus, leaving the capture in the hands of the Canadian troops. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was the first battle that was fought by all four Canadian Corps division and was led by British general Julian Byng and under his command was Canadian general Arthur Currie. This attack on Vimy Ridge was very
During the war he put a lot of effort into building forts along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Which ended in a British-led attack on the Illinois countryside. He also led to huge expeditions that later destroyed the major Shawnee towns in Ohio. After he accomplished these things the rest of his life went into a big downfall because of the tremendous degrade of finances and health (National Park Service).
1. a) Confederation was the goal of many prominent politicians during the mid 1800’s. What did they hope to achieve and why? a lot of canadian politicians wanted to get all the territories in canada and the goal was to make a country. But because of all the wars that the british french and the first nations people fighting for the land a lot of people from all sides at time people still had treated their enemies in a bad way. The canadian government wanted to create a big country because they thought that if they create a country with a lot of people they thought that they would be a powerful and a strong nation.
Ali Kazimi, who wrote a documentary on the Komagata Maru told the Toronto Star, “that Canada for the first 100 years of its existence had what was effectively a ‘white man's’ policy” ( Tharoor, Trudeau's apology). Canada’s law that was placed had 2 requirements a $200 fee and a travel rule, which had to be met if you were to travel to Canada. Knowing that Canada stopped Asians immigrants, trying to get into the country, the activists of Punjab and other parts of Asia, so they focused on trying to get back into Canada by the Komagata Maru. They believed they could change Canada's rule since both India and Canada were under the British empire at the time.
However, there wasn 't a home to go back to. The Japanese-Canadian community was destroyed in B.C. Reconstructing their lives and their community wasn’t easy for the Japanese-Canadians. It was too late for some of them. The elder Japanese-Canadians had lost mostly everything they had worked for their whole lives and they didn’t have enough time to start fresh.
Arguably Haig does deserve his nickname. This is because Haig sent thousands of men to their deaths continuously after his war efforts seemed not to be working. For instance 60,000 soldiers died in the first day alone in the battle of the Somme. The reason that so many people died was that Haig ordered his men to walk across no-man 's land. They were easy
Born in a period of rapid change for Canada and the territory surrounding it, he was the voice of the minority people during the resistance in Red River. He helped create a province that had rights that were best for his people and in doing so, solidified their future. He was a rebel and a madman, trying as always, to help the Métis during the North-West Rebellion even as his mental instability began to take hold of him. Until the day he was hanged so controversially, Louis Riel was a man of religion, of politics, and of belief for his culture. His actions influence Canada even today.
Thirty years of war by J.L ganatstien, is an article that represents and emphasizes the fact that Canada became a strong, powerful and a united country after the harsh and the deadly conflicts of the two world wars. Canadians and the ally’s and all other country and knew by the end of the war that what Canada was capable of doing by itself, which was demonstrated through every Canadian soldier/officers who fought during the wars and helped other country to win wars by outstanding thinking strategies. Shaping of Canada into a strong and powerful could have been staring from the beginning only when Canada went to war for the first time in 1914 with only a population of few thousand people. Canada was a British colony which was based with
While Canadians versed peace and prosperity, they did not always have a sense of security. Throughout history Canada has always been known as the peacekeeping country but in reality our history is caused by the hardships of war and suffering. Canada took great efforts to help the people through these struggles, but these struggles did help define not only Canada but Canadians them self. We often identify Canada as a peacekeeping country but we are a nation built up by war and suffering. During all of history the most suffering Canada has experienced is during the Great Depression.
Challenges in Afghanistan has seen Afghanistan has been seeing challenges since 1970 During the past 20 years regard 2.5 millions of Afghans had died because of war Afghanistan is better off now than 2001 because of the harsh things that the taliban 's have done to the Afghanistans Challenges Canada has seen September 2006 in the battle 300 militants and 5 canadians died 45 canadians had died for bombing and etc. In January 15 2006 a canadian soldier Diplomat Glyn Berry because the first civilian to die in the mission in afghanistan. Berry was killed in a suicide attack on armoured vehicle he was driving. More than 1,800 Canadians have been wounded In May 17 Nicola Goddard, first Canadian women to die in action while serving in a combat role September 3rd four canadian soldiers are killed and 9 others were injured in the medusa mission Canada has spent more than $18 billion dollars for the veterinarians and much more Talibans Womens have suffered the most such sextual assualt, killed, forced as slaves Talibans are mostly pashtun Taliban 's go by the rule