The Chanak Chisis: British Imperial War Policies

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WW1 turned out to be a major turning point for Canada both economically and internationally, as Canada got the recognition of a great independent nation. In addition, Canada was one of the principal reasons to end the world war. Canada grew as an autonomy during the world war and essentially they prosper during the 1920s and in the end the key success in Canada came during the 1930s in the statute of Westminster when they got independence as a sovereignty. During the world war, Canadian served overseas as part of the Canadian expeditionary force (CEF), they fought alongside Britain. Canadian lieutenant general Arthur Currie, ensured that the Canadian’s fight as one unit with a sense of pride, the creation of the corps strengthened the unity of Canadian soldiers and also gave Canadians at home a sense of pride. Similarly, Vimy ridge marked the first time Canadian soldiers fought together as one unit, independent of British forces, and this victory became a symbol of Canada’s independence and nationhood. One of the key reasons for Canada’s growth during WW1 was the treaty of Versailles as it marked an important stage in the gradual movement toward Canadian independence from Britain. During the 1920s, Prime Minister Mackenzie king made it clear to Britain that Canada would not automatically sent troops in support, he stated that only the Canadian parliament would decide whether to send troops or not to support Britain. This was the first time that Canada refused unconditional

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