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Home Front overview for CHC2D Canadian History in the 20th century Glebe CI Ottawa Ontario

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  • Mennonites spoke German arose suspicions
  • Also sent Germans, Italians and conscientious objectors to interment camps
  • Home front

    1. 1. What is thiscartoon sayingabout MackenzieKing?Do you agree withthe cartoonist?Why or why not?
    2. 2. Were against war on spiritual and moral basis and 10,700Canadians fell into this category during WWII• Included Mennonites, Dukhobors & Quakers who had come to Canada to escape conflict• Supported non-violent ways to bring change and end conflict• Contribute to the war effort by : • Buying Victory bonds • Farming or forestry • Serving in medical and dental corps
    3. 3. Compare these posters
    4. 4. Camp X was a paramilitary and commando training center locatedbetween Whitby and Oshawa, Ontariowhere Allied spies trained• Spies helped organize the resistance movements in Europe• Helped sabotage Nazi supply lines and railways• Fed Germans false information in preparation for D-Day
    5. 5. The ship was carrying nearly 1000 Jewish Refugeesseeking asylum from persecution in Nazi Germany• Turned away from Cuba• Turned away from the USA group of academics and clergy tried to persuadethe Canadian government to accept them but failedThe Captain managed to gainacceptance for some of therefugees in the United Kingdom,France, Belgium, and theNetherlandsThe refugees were eventuallycaptured. Less than half of theformer S.S. St. Louis passengerssurvived the war

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