Freedom or despotism?

In this wide-ranging speech, Sifton, the chairman of Canada's Commission of Conservation, placed the First World War in the context of the long struggle for freedom that went back to Demosthenes, the Everlasting League, Magna Carta, and England's Glorious Revolution.

Sir Clifford Sifton, Some Historical Reflections Relating to the War: Address under the auspices of the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa, November 4th, 1915

Sifton address.pdf (9.87 MB)
pamphlet, 20 pages
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