Changes in Canada Due to World War One

Group Brainstorm
• Think of 3 ways Canadian society & national
culture changed in WW1
• Why do you think each of these changes
Present to class
Changes in Canada Due to World
War One
1. We assert ourselves as an independent nation
From mixed with GBR troops to fighting alone
Vimy ridge success
Canadian soldiers acknowledged & respected
Canadian farms and industries kept GBR going
We sign the Treaty of Versailles as an independent
2. Role of Women in Society Changes
• Women forced to enter workforce,
not leaving
• Gain the right to vote
• First wave feminism
3. Canadian Unity declined
• Conscription splits French/
English Canadians
• Good Friday riot- 5 dead

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