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VALLÉE, CHARLES-AMÉDÉE – Volume XV (1921-1930)

d. 19 March 1924 in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Que.


Responsible Government

Sir John A. Macdonald

From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir George-Étienne Cartier


The Fenians

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

For Educators

The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

The South African War

“On 12 Oct. 1899 London declared war on the Boers in South Africa, and the delicate question of military aid to Britain arose. After various stormy consultations, [Sir Wilfrid] LAURIER, true to form, arrived at a policy based on a compromise that came close to the wishes of the English Canadian majority.”

To discover how Laurier managed the country’s participation in the war, click on the link below.

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