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    • WORLD WAR I:
    • OBJECTIVES:
      • 1. Explain the major causes of unrest in Europe prior to WWI
      • 2. Understand the results of the early fighting
      • 3. Analyze the term “stalemate and trench warfare”
      • 4. Explain the United States position and the challenges that came with it.
      • 5. Identify events that led to US entry into WWI
      • 6. Understand efforts to prepare the US military
      • 7. Describe new technology of WWI.
      • 8. Understand the efforts of American civilians to aid the war effort
      • 9. Analyze the effectiveness of propaganda
      • 10. Analyze Wilson’s 14 points and the creation of the League of Nations
      • 11. Explain the global impact of WWI
    • #1- Explain the major causes of unrest in Europe prior to WWI
      • Nationalism
      • Militarism
      • Alliances
      • This was the perfect ingredient for a war… the only thing missing was an event to ignite war!
    • THE ASSASSINATION OF ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND :
      • Prince of Austria Hungary that was visiting Bosnia
        • Shot and killed by a Serbian
          • (Serbia wanted freedom)
          • The terrorist wanted Bosnia to join Serbia in freedom
    • Pg. 312
    • #2- Understand the results of the early fighting
      • Germany wanted to strike France first and isolate Great Britain
        • Germany would invade France through Belgium
      • Fighting reaches a stalemate
      • Then turn to the east and attack Russia
    • STALEMATE:
      • No one wins…
        • Gain and lose ground on a daily / weekly basis.
      • Two sides traded millions of casualties over a few yards of mud
    • TRENCH WARFARE:
    • THE UNITED STATES POSITION:
      • ?
    • #4- Explain the United States position and the challenges that came with it.
      • President Wilson
      • had to guide
      • America to or away
      • from war.
    • I have decided it is in America’s best interest to stay out of the war in Europe. We are a Neutral nation!!! Woodrow Wilson
    • #5 - Identify events that led to US entry into WWI
      • German submarine warfare
      • Sinking of the Lusitania (128 Americans killed)
        • Created strong anti-German feelings in the US
      • Zimmerman Note – Germany asked Mexico to start a war with USA.
    • Lusitania
    • Zimmerman Note
    • # 6- Understand efforts to prepare the US military
      • National Defense Act:
        • 90,000 to 175,000 , 313 million for Navy
      • Selective Service Act :
        • Men 21-30 years old had to sign up for the draft
        • Eventually 21-45 years old
          • 3 million had been drafted
          • Another 1 million joined
    • PAYING FOR THE WAR:
    • #7- NEW WWI WARFARE: pg 313
    • #8- Understand the efforts of American civilians to aid the war effort
    • #8- Understand the efforts of American civilians to aid the war effort
      • 1. Meatless days
      • 2. Victory Gardens
      • 3. Sewing Clothes
      • 4. Donating books
      • 5. Purchasing bonds
      • 6. Women taking jobs in factories
    •  
    • # 9- Analyze the effectiveness of propaganda
      • Increased support
      • Raised Money
      • Limited Rumors
      • Pride
    • #10 - Analyze Wilson’s 14 points and the creation of the League of Nations
      • President Wilson and others sign the Treaty of Versailles
        • Ended the war
        • Put blame on Germany
          • ($$$ and loss of military)
        • Created the League of Nations
          • US Did not join!!!
      • New Nations – map on 326
    • # 11- Explain the global impact of WWI
      • 8.5 Million soldiers
        • 126,000 US soldiers killed
      • 33 Billion dollars
      • Formation of new countries (see map)
      • Germany was severely punished
      • Formation of the League of Nations
    •  
    • Russia Revolts:
      • While fighting Germany, the Russian people lead a revolt.
      • The country becomes Communist
        • Government ownership of… Farms, Factories, banks
      • The new government decided to make a peace pact with Germany
        • 1 million troops were pulled
      • **** Now Germany could focus entirely on England and France
    •