Halifax Explosion 6 December 1917
The devastating explosion in Halifax harbour on December 6, 1917
brought the horrific carnage and destruction of the First World War
to Canadas doorstep.
Largest man-made detonation before the invention of the atomic
World War One: Journal Project
Aim: To gain and understanding of what it was like to be a soldeir from Canada during
the Great War.
1. To create a journal/diary based on the experiences of a member of the Canadian
2. To de
WW1 Memorial Proposal Project:
You have been commissioned to create a WW1 Memorial
for Westboro. It is going to be placed in the field owned
by the NCC, right beside The Keg restaurant.
Your proposal for the memorial can be presented in one
of the followi
Text Ref Ch 5 Conflict and Challenges at Home
On the Homefront
Canadians left behind as soldiers went to the front
sought ways to help the troops and support the war
Womens organizations provided packages and
money to relief efforts
Fact versus Film
Using credible resources (suggested internet websites, textbook, in class scrapbooks
investigate and summarize the Battle of Passchendaele and issues on the home front as
portrayed in the film Passchendaele.
Step 1: Find and
Schlieffen Plan and What
"To win, we must endeavour to be the stronger of the
two at the point of impact. Our only hope of this lies in
making our own choice of operations, not in waiting
passively for whatever the enemy chooses for us." Sc
Treaty of Versailles
Govt leaders met at
Versailles, just 20 km from
32 Victorious nations
Canadian PM Borden
demanded that Canada be
represented as separate
nation (initially opposed by
Great Britian and
The Great Depression 1930s
Read p 102-104 in Text
Canadians were vulnerable at this time. They were dependent on
the sale of exports, credit, and high tariffs.
Define the following Terms:
(Second Battle of Ypres)
1915: (second year of war- Stronghold at Ypres)
February Canadian contingent shipped to Ypres area in France.
Stationed in trenches between British and French Troops
April 15- Second Battle of Ypres
The Long Road Back to Normal: Life after the
Armistice (Nov 11, 1918)
Although Armistice came into effect, there was a
long demobilization process for soldiers before they
could return to Canada.
The government policies did little to repay soldiers