World War I

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King Edward VII was crowned king and emperor

1901

Britain commissioned the most advanced ship HMS Dreadnought

1905

Passed Regulation 17 Law

1912

The Patriotic Fund was established

1914

Assassination in Sarajevo

June 28, 1914

War broke out

August 1914

Canadian troops sailed for Britain

October 1914

The Battle of Ypres

October 19, 1914 - November 22, 1914

German submarine sank the Lusitania

1915

Canadians were victims of the poison gas

February 1915

The Battle of Sommes

July 1, 1916 - November 18, 1916

Conscription Crisis

1917

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 9, 1917 - April 12, 1917

The Battle of Passchendaele

July 31, 1917 - November 6, 1917

Halifax Explosion

December 6, 1917

Winnipeg General Strike

May 1919