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PART III.—THE GROWTH OF THE NATION.—(Continued).

EVENTS IN CANADA.

 

EVENTS ELS4WHER1;.

Hon. Wilfrid Laurier, premier

1896

Queen Victoria's Diamond jubilee   1897

"Preferential   Tariff "

1897

War in   South Africa   1899-1902

Canadian troops sent to South Africa

1899-1902

Alaska Boundary Award   1903

Tour of Duke of York

igot

Imperial   Conference   1907

Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan

set

Panama Canal Opened   1914   d

apart

1905

The Great War   1914-1918

Hon, Robert Borden, premier

1911

Notable battles in which Canadians fought

Canadian Forces sent to the Great War .

1914-1918

Second   Battle   of   Ypres;   Festubert;

Dominion   Parliament Buildings burnt

1916

Givenchy   1915

Jubilee of Confederation

1917

St. Eloi; Sanctuary Wood; Hooge and

Union Government formed

1917

Battle of the Somme   1916

Women vote in Dominion Elections for first

Vimy Ridge;   Arleux;   Fresnoy;   Hill   ro

time

1917

70 and Lens; Passchendaele   1917

Halifax   Disaster

1917

Amiens; Arras; Cambrai   1918   y

 

 

Armistice   signed   .   .   Nov. Ilth, 1918   Z

 

 

First   full   Session   of   Peace   Confer-   j

 

 

ence   Jan, 18th, 1919   C

 

 

 

 

 

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