Timeline with Attitude

Timeline created by pinshusaini
In History
  • Canada Joins the war +2 (PC)

    Canada Joins the war +2 (PC)
    After Germany’s invasion of Belgium, Britain declares war on Germany. Since Canada was a dominion of Britain, Canada automatically joins the war.
  • Second Battle of Ypres -1 (SC)

    Second Battle of Ypres -1 (SC)
    Germans released two waves of poisonous gas into the air and the Canadians struggled to survive. They eventually had to retreat and faced 6,000 deaths. A week later, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae quietly wrote the famous poem, “In Flanders Fields.”
  • Parliament Building Fire -1 (PC)

    Parliament Building Fire -1 (PC)
    On a freezing winter night, the Parliament building in Canada's capitol burned down in flames. People still don't know what caused the fire. Some say it was "enemy sabotage" while the Royal Commission ruled it an accident.
  • The Battle of the Somme -1 (SC)

    The Battle of the Somme -1 (SC)
    The Battle of the Sommes was a battle that barely gained anything. This battle is still know as a the bloodiest battle in human history with around 1.2 million deaths over the course of 5 months.
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge +1 (PC)

    Battle of Vimy Ridge +1 (PC)
    The Canadians attack Germans positioned on Vimy Ridge in France, which was an important piece of land that the Germans held since 1914. The Canadians were victorious by winning the land on April 12, 1917 but lost 3,600 troops along the way.
  • Battle of Passchendaele +1 (PC)

    Battle of Passchendaele +1 (PC)
    Also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, a muddy and messy battle between the Canadian and British army and Germans finally led to the Canadians and British managing to capture the Belgian village of Passchendaele. There were 4,000 dead and 12,000 wounded Canadians.
  • Halifax Explosion -2 (PC)

    Halifax Explosion -2 (PC)
    A French cargo ship filled with explosives, Mont-Blanc, collides with the Norwegian vessel SS and explodes killing more than 1,000 people and destroying about 6,000 homes.
  • Women's votes +2 (PC&SC)

    Women's votes +2 (PC&SC)
    Canadian women win the right to vote in federal elections.
  • End of WW1 +1 (PC)

    End of WW1 +1 (PC)
    The First World War comes to an end. Canada lost 60,000 troops.
  • Influenza Outbreak -1 (SC)

    Influenza Outbreak -1 (SC)
    After the war, soldiers brought back with them a highly contagious virus that killed around 50,000 Canadian and about 50 million people worldwide.