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    • U.S. Involvement in WWI 10-1 American History Benchmark D: Connect developments related to World War I.
    • Learning Targets
      • I can explain how U.S. neutrality impacted our foreign policy decisions.
      • I can evaluate the United States' reasons for entering WWI.
      • I can analyze the impact war has on U.S. domestic policy.
    • American Neutrality
      • Woodrow Wilson adopted Neutrality
        • U.S. Would not choose sides during the war
      • Neutrality became an issue for immigrants
        • Ties to former nation
      • Large quantities of food and war goods were sent to both sides (Central and Allies).
    • Reasons for U.S. Entry
      • German U-boat attacks against ships
        • Lusitania
          • 128 Americans were killed
      • Bolshevik Revolution
        • Russia pulls out of war (1917)
      • Zimmermann Note
        • Intercepted note from Germany to Mexico
          • Germany offered to help Mexico take back territory lost to the U.S. If they attacked America.
    • The Home Front
      • Economy focused on war production
      • War bonds
      • Draft
      • Increased taxes
      • Food Administration
        • Increase agriculture
        • Reduce consumption
        • Victory gardens
        • Wheatless and meatless days
    • Industry
      • Railroad Administration
      • Limits on rates and wages
      • War Industries Board
        • Allocating scarce materials
        • Production priorities
        • Setting prices
    • Labor
      • National Labor Board
        • End disputes
      • Growth of union membership
      • Women took traditionally male jobs
      • Women’s involvement will greatly influence suffrage! (19 th Amendment)
    • Mobilizing Attitudes
      • Committee on Public Information
        • Propaganda campaign
        • Censored to represent an “upbeat” version of war
        • Hollywood influenced ideas
        • Anti-German sentiment
          • Spies
          • Renaming of German sounding items
            • Liberty cabbage
    • Victory!
      • John J. Pershing agreed to have Americans fight with France.
      • Americans key to an allied victory.
      • Germany agreed to an armistice (cease-fire).
      • November 11, 1918
      • Germany agreed to harsh terms.