Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

cp-ch2 2

Robert Borden a Canadian political leader and prime minister who guided his country through World War I and, through astute bargaining, achieved equal status for Canada with England within the Commonwealth
Canadian Expeditionary Force The Minister of Militia and Defence, Col Sam Hughes, acted as a human dynamo in creating the CEF. He accepted the offer to raise a battalion of ex-regulars, PPCLI, which went on to serve with the British 27th Division
Sam Hughes the greasey nigger i writ about fer tha CEF explanation. a bunch of his enemies thought he was insane. he served as a lieutenant colonel in the South African War (1899 – 1902). In 1911 he became Canadian minister of militia and defence.
Imperial Munitions Board a national agency, set up in Canada under the chairmanship of Joseph Wesley Flavelle by the British War Cabinet to alleviate the Shell Crisis of 1915 in the First World War.
War Measures Act An act to confer extraordinary powers upon the Governor in Council in the event of "war, invasion or insurrection, real or apprehended."
Internment Camps the bits where they put people in camps in canada who were new to canada from 1914-1918
Schlieffen Plan Plan of attack used by the German armies at the outbreak of World War I. Germany aimed a large force at France's flank through Belgium, then sweep around and crush the French armies against a smaller German force in the south.
Trench Warfare when attackers dig trenches to protect themselves from the fire of the besieged. Both the terminology and techniques of trench warfare have roots in the 17th century.
No Man’s Land no one has ownership of the land
Going Over the Top The phrase may be applied to describe leaving a safe condition for an unsafe one. Compare to "out of the frying pan, into the fire", which refers to leaving a dangerous situation for a worse one.
Ypres, Battle of The German thrust toward the Channel ports of Dunkirk and Calais was stopped by the British at Ypres, but in the process the British Expeditionary Force of 100,000 was reduced to half its original size.
Somme, Battle of The Allied forces attempted to break through the German lines along a 12-mile (19 km) front north and south of the River Somme in northern France.
Vimy Ridge, Battle of The main combatants were the Canadian Corps against three divisions of the German Sixth Army. The battle, which took place from 9 April to 12 April 1917
Passchendaele, Battle of The battle consisted of a series of operations starting in June 1917 and finally dissipating in November 1917 in which Entente troops under British command attacked the Imperial German Army.
Billy Bishop Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop, (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace.
U-Boats German subs.
Created by: kspark



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards