Canada In The Twentieth Century Essay

Canada’s independence was fully granted in the twentieth century. In particular, independence was gained through the major battles and conflicts in which Canada fought. These include the battles of Vimy Ridge, the D-Day landing, and the Korean War. After confederation Canada was born, but truly they became one nation in the twentieth century. Many events occurred in the twentieth century like World War 1, World War 2 and post wars that have helped Canadians create a name for themselves.
During early 1900s, many battles occurred in World War 1 and Vimy Ridge was one of them. Vimy Ridge had a great role for the independence of Canada because it helped kindle a citizenry/nation. Additionally Vimy Ridge was a successful battle which was also the first total Canadian win. [7] “The
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