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Military Service Act: Canada’s Conscription Crisis of 1917

Nothing can split a society more than a controversial issue with two equally passionate sides. Such was the case in Canada when the passage of the Military Service Act of 1917 split the nation along cultural lines. Lines Are Drawn The Military Service Act passed July 24, 1917.  The legislation was designed, in part, to […]

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