War at home

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War

The war was expected to last a few short months: it lasted four bloody years. Over 8,500,000 soldiers and sailors along with 13-million civilians died in this global conflict

war

The war had other impacts on Canada and its regions. It was the time when the moral reform movement achieved many of its objectives: women were given the vote in federal elections and most provincial elections during the war. The sale of alcohol was banned.