Economic Motivations for the Canadian Soldier During WWI


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Economic Motivations for the Canadian Soldier During WWI
This study will analyze the important economic motivations for soldiers during WWI and the resulting economic experiences that they accrued during combat at home and in Europe. The economic depression in Canada during the pre-war years had a direct impact on the way soldiers were recruited and motivated into joining the First World War. Also, the Canadian soldier’s experience defines the equally difficult economic funding apparatus of the Canadian government during the war, since it could not afford to supply its armies with the necessary weaponry per its population. By evaluating these important factors in the motivations for war during WWI, the resulting Conscription Crisis of 1917...
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