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THE “HUNDRED DAYS” OFFENS

With the Russians out of the war, Germany had a renewed hope for success. They could now concentrate all their troops along the western front in France in their last attempt to win the war. With the entrance of the Americans into the war, the Germans realized that their last chance at victory was to […]

THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES

The Great War Comes to an End, 1918 Germany surrendered at 11 am on November 11th 1918. The country had run out of food, ammunition and public support for the war. The Kaiser, faced with revolution, abdicated and fled to Holland, which had been neutral during the Great War. With his departure, Germany became a […]

Where was World One Fough...

Although World War One was a world war, most of the fighting was confined to a few key areas. These areas are usually referred to as the theatres of war. Western Front The German army crossed the Belgian border on August 3rd 1914. Britain and France declared war on Germany on August 4th. The Germans […]

Canadian Politics in the ...

Post World War II was a time of incredible political change in Canada MacKenzie King In 1945, the C.C.F. was becoming popular. King, the P.M. and leader of the Liberal party, wanted to find a way to “steal their thunder” and strengthen his party’s hold on Canadian politics. He introduced unemployment insurance to give unemployed […]

Cardinal Richelieu: Polit...

At the time when your Majesty resolved to admit me both to your council and to an important place in your confidence for the direction of your affairs, I may say that the Huguenots shared the state with you; that the nobles conducted themselves as if they were not your subjects, and the most powerful […]