Jan 31, 1917 Germany
Declares Unrestricted Sub War
 Felt like they had no other choice
 Their people were starving

 Th...
“The Doughboys”
- Go Over There –

#24 / Including #25
Mobilization
The U.S. prepares for War
How will America get ready to fight?
- needed to raise an army

1) Selective Servic...
Wilson selects the

st
1

Draft Inductees
2)Production of Weapons increased
3) Income Taxes were Raised
 16th Am. For the Progressives now extend to

help pay for the war – wealthy pd.

77%

- only...
4) Liberty Bond Campaign
U.S. Govt. Borrows $ from its Citizens -Encouraged to help with the war effort
5) Limited Rights of Americans

speaking out against the War
 Espionage & Sedition Acts were passed

**** Spying & Negati...
6) Citizens were asked to
Conserve for the troops
Hooverizing :
“Doing your part over here for the Boys over there”
 Grow...
1918 Flu Pandemic: Depletes All Armies

50,000,000 – 100,000,000 died
Wilson names Gen. John Pershing
Commander of the (AEF)
American Expeditionary Forces
 Untrained American Troops (Doughboy...
The Yanks
Are
Coming!
“Going Over There”
convoys of ships
–troops were in the middle 5 ships
Eastern Front
 Russia’s (Communist) Revolution at home

forces the to seek peace with Germany
(Treaty of Brest-Litovsk) –...
A Multi-Front War
Americans are Pressed in Action
Chateau-Thierry : (Am. & Fr.) hold a German
advance outside of Paris

2nd Battle of the ...
Americans in the Trenches
“A Street in Arras”
John Singer Sargent, 1918
American Heroes p. 568
 Alvin York
- Medal of Honor 1918

 Eddie Rickenbacker
- Ace Pilot (26 Kills)
- Fought 7 Gr. Plan...
Allies on the Offensive
Bloody fighting begins to push the Germans back

1) St. Mihiel – U.S. Victory
2) Argonne Forest – ...
11 a.m., November 11, 1918

The Armistice is Signed!
9,000,000 Battle Field Dead
37,000,000 Casualties
The Somme American Cemetery in
France

116,516 Americans Died
World War I Casualties
10,000,000
9,000,000
8,000,000
7,000,000
6,000,000
5,000,000
4,000,000
3,000,000
2,000,000
1,000,00...
Assignment – Ex Cr.
Answer questions from Textbook1)

What were several problems faced by Miranda in
“Pale Horse, Pale Rid...
The Lost Battalion – Film Notes
#25
1. Identify the Following from the Movie:
Maj. Charles White Whittlesey / Capt. George...
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  1. 1. Jan 31, 1917 Germany Declares Unrestricted Sub War  Felt like they had no other choice  Their people were starving  They were desperate to end the war  U.S.A – wasn’t truly neutral anyway  Germany began sinking many U.S ships  April 6, 1917 – Congress Declares War
  2. 2. “The Doughboys” - Go Over There – #24 / Including #25
  3. 3. Mobilization The U.S. prepares for War How will America get ready to fight? - needed to raise an army 1) Selective Service Act (Conscription) - 1st draft in America since the Civil War - All Men Age (18-45) had to enroll - A lottery actually determined the draft - Many Men enlisted themselves(volunteered) - 4.8 Million Troops were raised
  4. 4. Wilson selects the st 1 Draft Inductees
  5. 5. 2)Production of Weapons increased
  6. 6. 3) Income Taxes were Raised  16th Am. For the Progressives now extend to help pay for the war – wealthy pd. 77% - only top 5% paid taxes – 1/3 of war cost  In 1917 the Fed. Budget was almost equal to all the budgets from 1791-1916  Where did the rest of the money come from? - Clue: George Creel & The CPI
  7. 7. 4) Liberty Bond Campaign U.S. Govt. Borrows $ from its Citizens -Encouraged to help with the war effort
  8. 8. 5) Limited Rights of Americans speaking out against the War  Espionage & Sedition Acts were passed **** Spying & Negative Talk**** -Made any obstruction of the war effort illegal  Eugene Debs(S) was thrown in prison for speaking out against the war  All Things German Became Suspect - German language not taught in schools - dachshund (Liberty Pups)
  9. 9. 6) Citizens were asked to Conserve for the troops Hooverizing : “Doing your part over here for the Boys over there”  Grow Victory gardens  Save fuel  Daylight savings begins - One more hour of light at night  “Wheatless & Heatless” - Mondays
  10. 10. 1918 Flu Pandemic: Depletes All Armies 50,000,000 – 100,000,000 died
  11. 11. Wilson names Gen. John Pershing Commander of the (AEF) American Expeditionary Forces  Untrained American Troops (Doughboys) begin arriving in France – June 1917  Provided a great moral booster for Allied troops on the front  Marshall Fosh(Allied Commander) - wanted AEF as fillers to established lines  Pershing – wanted separate units of Am.
  12. 12. The Yanks Are Coming!
  13. 13. “Going Over There” convoys of ships –troops were in the middle 5 ships
  14. 14. Eastern Front  Russia’s (Communist) Revolution at home forces the to seek peace with Germany (Treaty of Brest-Litovsk) – March 3, 1918  1 mill. German soldiers move to Western Front  Germany launches a series of Offensives to crack the Allied line
  15. 15. A Multi-Front War
  16. 16. Americans are Pressed in Action Chateau-Thierry : (Am. & Fr.) hold a German advance outside of Paris 2nd Battle of the Marne – July 15th Gr. Attack/hold/Fosh orders counter attack “The Tide of the War begins to turn”
  17. 17. Americans in the Trenches
  18. 18. “A Street in Arras” John Singer Sargent, 1918
  19. 19. American Heroes p. 568  Alvin York - Medal of Honor 1918  Eddie Rickenbacker - Ace Pilot (26 Kills) - Fought 7 Gr. Planes at once - Medal of Honor 1918  Charles Whittlesey - Hero / “The Lost Battalion”
  20. 20. Allies on the Offensive Bloody fighting begins to push the Germans back 1) St. Mihiel – U.S. Victory 2) Argonne Forest – Sept. 1918 over 1 million Americans were involved (movie- The Lost Battalion) Germany begins to realize defeat is eminent - favorable peace is offered by Wilson(14pts)
  21. 21. 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 The Armistice is Signed!
  22. 22. 9,000,000 Battle Field Dead 37,000,000 Casualties
  23. 23. The Somme American Cemetery in France 116,516 Americans Died
  24. 24. World War I Casualties 10,000,000 9,000,000 8,000,000 7,000,000 6,000,000 5,000,000 4,000,000 3,000,000 2,000,000 1,000,000 0 Russia Germany Austria-Hungary France Great Britain Italy Turkey US
  25. 25. Assignment – Ex Cr. Answer questions from Textbook1) What were several problems faced by Miranda in “Pale Horse, Pale Rider”? 2) Did Progressives in America support the War? Explain 3) Did women help in the War effort? Explain 4) How were African-Am. troops treated in WWI? - by the American Govt. & Allies(Fr.) Opinions 5) Was it necessary to have a draft in WWI? Is a Draft ever necessary? Explain your reasons 6) Should U.S. troops ever be placed under the command of foreign generals when we are at war? Explain
  26. 26. The Lost Battalion – Film Notes #25 1. Identify the Following from the Movie: Maj. Charles White Whittlesey / Capt. George McMurtry / Sgt. Gaedeke Pvt. Jacob Rosen / Pvt. Lipasti / Pvt. Bob Yoder / Pvt. Abraham Krotoshinsky Cher Ami 2. Make a list of any WWI technologies present in the film 3. Discuss the Following Statement from the Movie. Write at least three(2) paragraphs to explain how this became a true statement. “The Germans gave them two choices-Surrender or Die. They chose a third.”

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