<ul><li>NOT A JOURNAL </li></ul><ul><li>Can you think of anything American people do to support our troops in Iraq? </li><...
Neutral Countries: Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland Triple Entente Britain France Russia Triple Alliance Italy...
<ul><li>The War Begins… </li></ul><ul><li>• War quickly became a bloody stalemate </li></ul><ul><li>Germany Faces a war on...
Images courtesy of:  www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/ FWWtriple.htm
The U.S. Gets Involved <ul><li>The Sinking of the Lusitania </li></ul>Image courtesy of  moana.patentes.com/ gl/biografias...
<ul><li>America Become’s Restless… </li></ul><ul><li>• Germany intensified strong hold of Atlantic Ocean </li></ul><ul><ul...
Was the sinking of the  Lusitania justified? <ul><li>U.S. claimed the Lusitania carried an innocent cargo </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>More trouble for the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>• Germany also tried to align with Mexico and help them gain back “con...
<ul><li>Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to remain neutral </li></ul></ul><ul>...
America (finally) Joins the War <ul><li>April 2, 1917, President Wilson asks Congress to Declare war on Germany </li></ul>
Neutral Countries: Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland Allied Powers Britain France Russia Italy Japan VS. Centra...
On the Home Front… <ul><li>Rationing </li></ul><ul><li>Propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Women go to work </li></ul><ul><li>(p....
 
Image Courtesy of Temple History Department (www.Temple.edu/history/) Tomorrow: A Christmas Truce…
Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.garrettcollege.edu/faculty/bluers  -  </li></ul><ul><li>Temple History Department ( http:/...
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WWI - End of the War and Legacy

  1. 1. <ul><li>NOT A JOURNAL </li></ul><ul><li>Can you think of anything American people do to support our troops in Iraq? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we as civilians help keep up the morale during a time of war? </li></ul>Header image courtesy of: www.usgennet.org/.../ preservation/dav1/pg185.htm
  2. 2. Neutral Countries: Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland Triple Entente Britain France Russia Triple Alliance Italy Germany Austria VS. Allied Powers Britain France Russia Italy Japan Central Powers Italy Germany Austria Bulgaria Ottoman Empire Italy Germany Austria
  3. 3. <ul><li>The War Begins… </li></ul><ul><li>• War quickly became a bloody stalemate </li></ul><ul><li>Germany Faces a war on two fronts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schlieffen Plan – attack on west first and quickly go to east where a weak Russia would be delayed in supplying front lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany did not win West and stalemate continues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On the Eastern Front Russia begins to struggle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Russian army short on food and supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No railroads to bring supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus Germany controlled the Baltic Sea region </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fighting Spreads beyond Europe into Africa and Asia and is truly becoming a World War (see page 852) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Images courtesy of: www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/ FWWtriple.htm
  5. 5. The U.S. Gets Involved <ul><li>The Sinking of the Lusitania </li></ul>Image courtesy of moana.patentes.com/ gl/biografias/galeria-5.htm
  6. 6. <ul><li>America Become’s Restless… </li></ul><ul><li>• Germany intensified strong hold of Atlantic Ocean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Announced sinking of ANY ship without warning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lusitania is sunk in May of 1915 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>War hits home and U.S. citizens call for war </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other American ships are attacked </li></ul></ul><ul><li>President, Woodrow Wilson still hoping to remain neutral </li></ul>
  7. 7. Was the sinking of the Lusitania justified? <ul><li>U.S. claimed the Lusitania carried an innocent cargo </li></ul><ul><li>Lusitania was in fact heavily armed;* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,248 cases shells </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4,927 boxes of cartridges (1,000 round/box) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2,000 cases of small-arms ammunition </li></ul></ul>*Information from Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States
  8. 8. <ul><li>More trouble for the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>• Germany also tried to align with Mexico and help them gain back “conquered” land in exchange for becoming an Ally. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to remain neutral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany tried to align with Mexico </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Russia withdraws from war </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allied Powers need help </li></ul></ul>Image Courtesy of Temple History Department (www.Temple.edu/history/)
  10. 10. America (finally) Joins the War <ul><li>April 2, 1917, President Wilson asks Congress to Declare war on Germany </li></ul>
  11. 11. Neutral Countries: Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland Allied Powers Britain France Russia Italy Japan VS. Central Powers Germany Austria Bulgaria Ottoman Empire Allied Powers Britain France United States Italy Japan
  12. 12. On the Home Front… <ul><li>Rationing </li></ul><ul><li>Propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Women go to work </li></ul><ul><li>(p. 854) </li></ul>
  13. 14. Image Courtesy of Temple History Department (www.Temple.edu/history/) Tomorrow: A Christmas Truce…
  14. 15. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.garrettcollege.edu/faculty/bluers - </li></ul><ul><li>Temple History Department ( http://www.temple.edu/history/01wandsout.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn, author </li></ul><ul><li>McDougal Littell – World History, Patterns of Interaction , text book </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.revision-notes.co.uk/revision/927.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul>
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