The Generals: The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the

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Canada's geographic expansion in the second half of the nineteenth century was matched by population growth that continued into the early decades of the twentieth century. As an immediate result of this setback, France founded the powerful Fortress of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island. When the igloo began to melt in summer, it was abandoned and replaced by a seal-skin tent called tupiq, a portable dwelling like the TIPI, consisting of a framework of poles covered with seal skins.

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Raiders from the sea

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The average American was able to save money on buying a car to dramatically improve the efficiency and lower the cost of transportation. Total casualties between 1951 and 1953 include 1,558 Canadian soldiers – 516 of those as fatalities. 8) The Vietnam War (November 1, 1955 – May 15, 1975) Though the Canadians never took part in any battles during the Vietnam War, I have included it in this list due to the unfortunate impression that Canada did nothing during the Vietnam War.

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Props on Her Sleeve: The Wartime Letters of a Canadian

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S. and Canada at the end of the 20th century? After 1920, mpg seems to have stayed in the range of 13-15 mpg until federally-mandated fuel economy standards were enacted in the 1970's. You can also link to pages focused on the century you prefer or by the artists' nationalities. Except maybe when it comes to innovation. The Collins and Co. mark was used between 1915 and 1919, although it is unlikely much was produced during the Great War of 1914-1918.

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The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Politics, War, and

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This provided another motivation to seek pregnant women as clients and is still a motivation today. In most countries it is true to say that the rich have become poorer, and the poor have become richer. Canadian achievements often have a bittersweet edge, reminding us how perceptions and politics divide us. The lists are today found in two of the National Archives' St. Reports have been found for the ports of Quebec and St. This is published by the Ontario Genealogical Society (Family History Library book 971.3 B2og .) An Online resource is Young Immigrants to Canada.

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Stone Voices: Wartime Writings of Japanese Canadian Issei

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In 1915, Quebec withdrew the voting rights of Indians living on reserves, and by July 1919, Indians living on reserves anywhere in the country were no longer entitled to vote in federal by-elections. FHL Collection Digital version During World War I more than 628,000 Canadians joined the armed forces. Sarah Orford is a woman of action who has built up a solid track record in a very short space of time. At the other extreme, he made a three-minute telephone call to Chicago (to a lady, we suspect, from other evidence, and plainly not his wife; for the latter, he evidently brought back—and charged to this paper—a 49-cent souvenir from Niagara Falls).

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Under the Northern Lights: My memories of Life in the

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He knows little about the rest of the world. S., the "B'nai B'rith" openly took the side of the Confederates. UNICEF works to protect the rights of children worldwide, including protecting them from trafficking and slavery. In the north the Inuit lived by hunting seals, walruses and whales. This trend is true for the industrial nations as a whole. This has created a culture where each pregnancy and baby generates intense attention. These form part of the Great Britain War Office Certificates of Birth, Baptism, Marriage, and Death.

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The Black Devil Brigade: The True Story of the First Special

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Husbands left for battle not knowing their wives were pregnant. WIENER, STERLING;" great patina, some light surface wear, otherwise fine condition. Simpson was seen in a car with his friend, A. Thiele The 1st Gordon Highlanders and Royal Canadian Regiment, mingled together, fording the Modder River on Saturday morning, 18 February 1900. ‘Military command’, on the other hand, implies a more limited scope of activity than ‘supreme command’, and denotes the more specific actions of “directing and controlling operational forces”. 15 Military commanders, from the strategic to the tactical levels, exercise military command. ‘National military command’ is even more limited than military command, and refers more exclusively to the direction of military forces of one nation.

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Fragments of War: Stories from Survivors of World War II

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It fleshes out the mysterious and mythical world of Blackstar and leaves enough room for your imagination to fill in the gaps. Downtown, there was a grim, but now-gone slum - 'the Ward' - located west of Bay Street and north of Queen, which absorbed a portion of the city's poor. Yet both French and English speaking Canadians wanted a more democratic form of government. Rogers's major competitor was Mattie Silks, who had risen from the ranks of streetwalkers in Abilene, Texas, and Dodge City, Kansas, to become a brothel owner by the age of nineteen.

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Nine Innings for the King: The Day Wartime London Stopped

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By far the easiest war to know when the youngest combatant may have registered (June 10, 1967), let us assume again they were 16 at the time. This threshold was very high; at the turn of the century, a textile worker, for example, earned an average of $240 per year. The oldest krewes (social clubs) that host New Orleans’ many Mardi Gras parades and balls were formed before 1860. Papanek naturally outraged many of his colleagues, but thanks to him and to other progressive activists, the movement toward socially and ecologically responsible design became increasingly prominent in the late twentieth century.

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The Forgotten War: A Pictorial History of World War II in

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The increased travel (and increased population) in the 20th century not only canceled out the 5-fold gain in fuel efficiency but increased fuel consumption for travel 40 times. From the most vivid colourism (Fauvism, Expressionism) to revolutionary intellectual painting (Cubism, Constructivism) and political art, (Entartete Kunst, Socialist Realism), the period gave rise to a wealth of schools, theories and differing aesthetics. Robert Foulis invented a steam-powered foghorn in 1854, but died penniless because he didn't patent it.

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