▪   Militarism- Build up of armies and navies▪   Alliances- Nations organized against each other▪   Imperialism- Competiti...
 1914 a man from Serbia killed Austria- Hungarian heir to throne Archduke Ferdinand CENTRAL POWERS - Austria-Hungary;  G...
 German-American and Irish-American  immigrants wanted US to back Central  Powers Many Americans disliked autocratic lea...
 December 1914 National Security League  train men for combat  make sure people are ready for war  make sure people ar...
Even though the US proclaimed its neutrality it began to trade more and more with Allied powers.Germany warned US it wou...
U-Boat = submarinesMay 7,1915 Germans sink British passenger liner Lusitania  *Cause of American Entrance Into WarKill...
 On May 24,1916 Germans sink French passenger ship Sussex US threatened to cut off diplomatic relations with Germany if ...
 Britain intercepts a telegram from  Arthur Zimmermann, Germany’s foreign  secretary to Mexico Telegram offers Mexico he...
Liberty Bonds were sold to pay for warPeople could redeem the bonds after war with interest$20 Billion was raised
 With less immigrants coming to  America factories turned to African  Americans and Mexican Americans to  work 500,000 A...
400,000 women joined the workforce1918 Congress proposes the Suffrage AmendmentAugust 24,1920 Amendment becomes law
 People began to distrust anything  related to Germany Changed German sounding names,  burned books Attacked and lynche...
 Espionage Act of 1917   Crime to interfere with draft   Crime to mail “treasonous” materials Sedition Act of 1918   ...
 Supreme Court rules free speech can be restricted during wartime  Clear and present danger  “fire” in a movie theater
 1917 Russian Revolution  Communist state established  Russia out of war Fear communism will sweep through US
 November 1918 war ends  Allies win Paris Peace Conference Jan. 1919  Meeting of world leaders to discuss peace
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  1. 1. ▪ Militarism- Build up of armies and navies▪ Alliances- Nations organized against each other▪ Imperialism- Competition for markets and colonies▪ Nationalism- Belief your country is the best  ASSASSINATION OF ARCHDUKE FERDINAND
  2. 2.  1914 a man from Serbia killed Austria- Hungarian heir to throne Archduke Ferdinand CENTRAL POWERS - Austria-Hungary; Germany; Bulgaria; Ottoman Empire ALLIED POWERS- Serbia; Russia; France Great Britain
  3. 3.  German-American and Irish-American immigrants wanted US to back Central Powers Many Americans disliked autocratic leader in Germany America remained neutral
  4. 4.  December 1914 National Security League  train men for combat  make sure people are ready for war  make sure people are patriotic
  5. 5. Even though the US proclaimed its neutrality it began to trade more and more with Allied powers.Germany warned US it would use its U-Boats to sink American ships transporting ammunition
  6. 6. U-Boat = submarinesMay 7,1915 Germans sink British passenger liner Lusitania  *Cause of American Entrance Into WarKilled 1,200 passengers 128 Americans
  7. 7.  On May 24,1916 Germans sink French passenger ship Sussex US threatened to cut off diplomatic relations with Germany if they didn’t stop submarine warfare
  8. 8.  Britain intercepts a telegram from Arthur Zimmermann, Germany’s foreign secretary to Mexico Telegram offers Mexico help if they fight the United States
  9. 9. Liberty Bonds were sold to pay for warPeople could redeem the bonds after war with interest$20 Billion was raised
  10. 10.  With less immigrants coming to America factories turned to African Americans and Mexican Americans to work 500,000 African Americans left the South for Northern cities
  11. 11. 400,000 women joined the workforce1918 Congress proposes the Suffrage AmendmentAugust 24,1920 Amendment becomes law
  12. 12.  People began to distrust anything related to Germany Changed German sounding names, burned books Attacked and lynched people of German ancestry
  13. 13.  Espionage Act of 1917  Crime to interfere with draft  Crime to mail “treasonous” materials Sedition Act of 1918  Crime to say or publish anything bad about the government, constitution, flag, or military
  14. 14.  Supreme Court rules free speech can be restricted during wartime  Clear and present danger  “fire” in a movie theater
  15. 15.  1917 Russian Revolution  Communist state established  Russia out of war Fear communism will sweep through US
  16. 16.  November 1918 war ends  Allies win Paris Peace Conference Jan. 1919  Meeting of world leaders to discuss peace

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