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