Tuesday,jan29-interwaryrs

Tuesday,jan29-interwaryrs - Tuesday, January 29, 2008 The...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008 The Interwar Period: Part 1 After ww1 government had to deal with the mass amounts of soldiers returning from the battle front o How would they deal with them? Canada comes into the roaring 20’s o Economic recession- ended in 1923 and 1925 in the west o Political tension 1. Demobilization 1918: Department of Soldiers Civil Reestablishment o Soldiers needed help to return to civilian life o Provided vocational training for any kind of skill such as being a mechanic or farmer etc. o Hospital care o Many soldiers felt that it was problematic was that the attendants had no perception of the was experience and therefore many attempts to re assimilate failed o Resulted in(below) Great War Veterans Association= Canadian Legion o This would be a venue where soldiers could come and talk to other soldiers and trade stories and share their experiences o Veterans affairs was the second most costly program of the federal government Readjustment: making soldiers into farmers? Feeling of under appreciation
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course HISTORY 2203 taught by Professor None during the Spring '07 term at UWO.

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Tuesday,jan29-interwaryrs - Tuesday, January 29, 2008 The...

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