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United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
United States Enters The War2
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United States Enters The War2

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  • 1. Bell Work
    • What did Europeans use to justify imperialism?
    • Social Darwinism
  • 2. United States enters the War Objective: Cover the events that cause the U.S. to enter the war and the war’s conclusion.
  • 3. Weapons of WWI
  • 4. Entry of U.S.
    • U.S. tried to stay neutral
    • The naval war between Britain and Germany is what caused the U.S. to enter the war
    • Germany sank any ships heading to Britain including civilian
  • 5. Entry of U.S.
    • Germans sink British ship Lusitania killing 1,100 civilians including Americans
    • America strongly protest and Germany stops for awhile
  • 6. Entry of U.S.
    • In 1917 British intercepted the Zimmerman Note from Germany; passes it to U.S.
    • Note asks Mexico to go to war against U.S.
    • U.S. declares war on Germany
    • This gives huge boost to Allied morale as well as money and supplies
  • 7. Lusitania and Zimmerman
  • 8. On the Home Front
    • Total war requires complete mobilization of people and resources
    • War had enormous impact on every American’s life.
    • Government increased its power
    • Drafted millions of men into military
    • Started rationing food, fuel, and materials
  • 9. On the Home Front
    • As casualties mounted public support for the war waned
    • Government uses propaganda to keep morale up.
    • Restricts voices against the war
    • Women start to take over traditional male jobs in the workforce
  • 10. Last Years of the War
    • Just as the Central Powers were about to win America sends 2 million troops to fight
    • They stop the German advance and push them back
    • German emperor flees country
    • Germany surrenders
  • 11. Last Years of the War
    • Allied nations meet in Paris
    • Woodrow Wilson outlines his Fourteen Points for a lasting and just peace
    • Wilson also calls for the League of Nations to be formed to help prevent future wars
    • Major goal of Britain and France was to prevent Germany from rebuilding their military
  • 12. Treaty of Versailles
    • Germany is guilty of starting the war
    • Must pay reparations for all damages to Britain and France
    • Germany must reduce military
    • Germany must surrender all territory gained during war
  • 13. Aftermath of WWI
    • Treaty outraged many Germans
    • Felt it was too harsh and unfair
    • New nations are formed among them are Poland, Yugoslavia, Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia
    • Britain and France gain Mandates in the Middle East after breaking promise
    • Ottoman Empire is broken up to form new countries Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria

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