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The War At Home Wwi

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