This Transparency discusses the entrance of the U. S . into World War I and how that helped the Allies shift the balance against the Central Powers. This a colorful and engaging transparency that is appropriate for special education students, English language learners, and students who struggle with grade level material generally. It was created to go along with Chapter 11, Sec. 2 of the textbook "The Americans:Reconstruction to the 21st Century, published by McDougal Littell. It can also be used as a stand alone lesson.