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World War I & It’s Effect on the American People By Chris Nelson
Standard 6 <ul><li>Understand the effect of World War I on the American people </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the causes of Am...
Why This Standard May Be Difficult to Teach <ul><li>Some students may not have a desire to learn about history </li></ul><...
Timeline of Events (click date for more information) <ul><li>June 28, 1914   Archduke assassinated </li></ul><ul><li>Augus...
June 28, 1914 <ul><li>The Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand, was assassinated in Sarajevo, the capitol city of Bosnia <...
August 1, 1914 <ul><li>Germany declared war on Russia </li></ul><ul><li>2 days later, on August 3, Germany declared war on...
August 4, 1914 <ul><li>President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, stated that the U.S. would stay out of the war </li...
August 1914 <ul><li>Allied Powers: Serbia, Russia, France, Italy, Great Britain (green countries); U.S. joins 3 years late...
May 7, 1915 <ul><li>The British passenger liner, the Lusitania, was torpedoed and sunk by German submarines </li></ul><ul>...
May 31, 1915 <ul><li>Germany signed the Sussex Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>The pledge promised that Germany would no longer t...
January 31, 1917 <ul><li>Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare </li></ul><ul><li>They would sink ALL vessels on s...
February 1917 <ul><li>Zimmerman Telegram intercepted by Great Britain and given to the United States </li></ul><ul><li>In ...
April 2, 1917 <ul><li>President Wilson asks Congress for declaration of war </li></ul><ul><li>Senate voted for war on Apri...
January 1918 <ul><li>President Wilson gives his “14 Points” </li></ul><ul><li>The Points were Wilson’s goals for a war-fre...
May 28, 1918 <ul><li>American troops achieved their first victory of the war </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. victorious at Cantigny...
November 11, 1918 <ul><li>World War I ends with a German surrender </li></ul><ul><li>The worst war in history is over </li...
June 28, 1919 <ul><li>Treaty of Versailles is signed by Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Treaty was written by President Wilson, ...
QUESTION 1 <ul><li>Franz Ferdinand was the Archduke of which country? </li></ul>AUSTRIA GERMANY SERBIA
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
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QUESTION 2 <ul><li>Which of the following countries was not a member of the Allied Powers? </li></ul>FRANCE UNITED   STATE...
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
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QUESTION 3 <ul><li>On which country did Germany initially declare war? </li></ul>FRANCE GREAT   BRITAIN RUSSIA
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
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QUESTION 4 <ul><li>Who was the President of the United States at the time of World War I? </li></ul>WOODROW WILSON WILLIAM...
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
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QUESTION 5 <ul><li>What year did the United States enter the war? </li></ul>1916 1917 1918
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QUESTION 6 <ul><li>Where and when did the American troops win their first victory in the war? </li></ul>CATIGNY, FRANCE on...
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
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QUESTION 7 <ul><li>On which day did Germany surrender? </li></ul>NOVEMBER 11, 1918 DECEMBER 5, 1918 JANUARY 1, 1919
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QUESTION 8 <ul><li>What was the name of the treaty signed by Germany and which war did it end? </li></ul>TREATY OF VERSAIL...
CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO FINAL SLIDE (REFERENCES)
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Hope You Had Fun!!!!!
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  1. 1. World War I & It’s Effect on the American People By Chris Nelson
  2. 2. Standard 6 <ul><li>Understand the effect of World War I on the American people </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the causes of American involvement in World War I </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why This Standard May Be Difficult to Teach <ul><li>Some students may not have a desire to learn about history </li></ul><ul><li>Limited in ways that can be utilized to teach this standard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Timeline of Events (click date for more information) <ul><li>June 28, 1914 Archduke assassinated </li></ul><ul><li>August 1, 1914 Germany declares war </li></ul><ul><li>August 4, 1914 U.S. declares neutrality </li></ul><ul><li>August 1914 Alliances align </li></ul><ul><li>May 7, 1915 Lusitania sunk by U-boat </li></ul><ul><li>May 31, 1915 Sussex Pledge signed </li></ul><ul><li>January 31, 1917 Unrestricted sub. warfare </li></ul><ul><li>February 1917 Zimmerman Telegram </li></ul><ul><li>April 2, 1917 Wilson asks for war </li></ul><ul><li>January 1918 Wilson lists his 14 Points </li></ul><ul><li>May 28, 1918 First American victory </li></ul><ul><li>Nov. 11, 1918 The Great War Ends </li></ul><ul><li>June 28, 1919 Treaty of Versailles </li></ul>CONTINUE TO QUESTIONS
  5. 5. June 28, 1914 <ul><li>The Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand, was assassinated in Sarajevo, the capitol city of Bosnia </li></ul>HOME
  6. 6. August 1, 1914 <ul><li>Germany declared war on Russia </li></ul><ul><li>2 days later, on August 3, Germany declared war on France </li></ul>HOME
  7. 7. August 4, 1914 <ul><li>President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, stated that the U.S. would stay out of the war </li></ul><ul><li>Public opinion at the time was against war </li></ul>HOME
  8. 8. August 1914 <ul><li>Allied Powers: Serbia, Russia, France, Italy, Great Britain (green countries); U.S. joins 3 years later in 1917 </li></ul><ul><li>Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (red countries) </li></ul>HOME
  9. 9. May 7, 1915 <ul><li>The British passenger liner, the Lusitania, was torpedoed and sunk by German submarines </li></ul><ul><li>No warning was given </li></ul><ul><li>1198 people were killed </li></ul><ul><li>128 of those were Americans </li></ul>HOME
  10. 10. May 31, 1915 <ul><li>Germany signed the Sussex Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>The pledge promised that Germany would no longer torpedo unarmed merchant vessels, if America would have consequences for Great Britain’s naval crimes in the British Isles </li></ul>HOME
  11. 11. January 31, 1917 <ul><li>Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare </li></ul><ul><li>They would sink ALL vessels on sight, armed or unarmed </li></ul>HOME
  12. 12. February 1917 <ul><li>Zimmerman Telegram intercepted by Great Britain and given to the United States </li></ul><ul><li>In it, Germany promised to give back to Mexico the land it had lost to the United States in the Mexican War </li></ul><ul><li>In order to get the land, Mexico had to promise Germany they would help them during war </li></ul><ul><li>United States receiving telegram was crucial advantage for the Allies </li></ul>HOME
  13. 13. April 2, 1917 <ul><li>President Wilson asks Congress for declaration of war </li></ul><ul><li>Senate voted for war on April 4 </li></ul><ul><li>House voted for war on April 6 </li></ul>HOME
  14. 14. January 1918 <ul><li>President Wilson gives his “14 Points” </li></ul><ul><li>The Points were Wilson’s goals for a war-free world </li></ul><ul><li>They were designed to create a new world order </li></ul><ul><li>The 14 Points created the League of Nations, which later turned into and is now known as the United Nations </li></ul>HOME
  15. 15. May 28, 1918 <ul><li>American troops achieved their first victory of the war </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. victorious at Cantigny, just north of Paris, in France </li></ul>HOME
  16. 16. November 11, 1918 <ul><li>World War I ends with a German surrender </li></ul><ul><li>The worst war in history is over </li></ul><ul><li>Over 20 million were killed or died from other causes during the war </li></ul><ul><li>German surrender came at the 11 th hour of the 11 th day of the 11 th month </li></ul>HOME
  17. 17. June 28, 1919 <ul><li>Treaty of Versailles is signed by Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Treaty was written by President Wilson, PM Clemenceau of France, PM George of Britain, and PM Vittorio of Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Treaty signed exactly 5 years after assassination of the Archduke </li></ul>HOME
  18. 18. QUESTION 1 <ul><li>Franz Ferdinand was the Archduke of which country? </li></ul>AUSTRIA GERMANY SERBIA
  19. 19. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  20. 20. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  21. 21. QUESTION 2 <ul><li>Which of the following countries was not a member of the Allied Powers? </li></ul>FRANCE UNITED STATES GERMANY
  22. 22. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  23. 23. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  24. 24. QUESTION 3 <ul><li>On which country did Germany initially declare war? </li></ul>FRANCE GREAT BRITAIN RUSSIA
  25. 25. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  26. 26. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  27. 27. QUESTION 4 <ul><li>Who was the President of the United States at the time of World War I? </li></ul>WOODROW WILSON WILLIAM McKINLEY THEODORE ROOSEVELT
  28. 28. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  29. 29. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  30. 30. QUESTION 5 <ul><li>What year did the United States enter the war? </li></ul>1916 1917 1918
  31. 31. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  32. 32. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  33. 33. QUESTION 6 <ul><li>Where and when did the American troops win their first victory in the war? </li></ul>CATIGNY, FRANCE on MAY 18,1918 BERLIN, GERMANY on JULY 15, 1917 MOSCOW, RUSSIA on MARCH 2, 1918
  34. 34. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  35. 35. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  36. 36. QUESTION 7 <ul><li>On which day did Germany surrender? </li></ul>NOVEMBER 11, 1918 DECEMBER 5, 1918 JANUARY 1, 1919
  37. 37. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO NEXT QUESTION
  38. 38. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  39. 39. QUESTION 8 <ul><li>What was the name of the treaty signed by Germany and which war did it end? </li></ul>TREATY OF VERSAILLES, WORLD WAR I TREATY OF PARIS, WORLD WAR i TREATY OF VERSAILLES, WORLD WAR II
  40. 40. CORRECT!!!!!! PROCEED TO FINAL SLIDE (REFERENCES)
  41. 41. INCORRECT  CLICK HERE TO TRY AGAIN
  42. 42. Hope You Had Fun!!!!!
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