Why Did Lizzie King Want Conscription

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Description caption: This picture portrays Mackenzie 's disapproving face of how unwilling he is to introduce the conscription. However, the governor general and his assistant look very happy since king introduced conscription and convinced them that it was going to make the conditions of overseas soldiers better. Mackenzie king did not want conscription because of the tensions that French and English Canadians faced during world war one. He didn’t want to imitate the mistakes again. In fact, he only wanted a limited number of men going overseas as a result of tremendous number of causalities. Nevertheless, the war quickly became longer than planned and desperate actions were needed to be taken. Hence, the conservatives started pressuring king
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