This PowerPoint and Notes set is everything you need to teach your students about the causes of World War I! It covers imperialism, militarism, nationalism, alliances, politics, Allied Powers, Central Powers, Archduke Ferdinand, and the beginning of World War I.
- 9 slide PowerPoint
- 3 pages of scaffolded notes
- answer key
This PowerPoint and Notes Set covers Georgia Performance Standards:
SS5H2 Describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War I America.
a. Explain how German attacks on U.S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914-1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany; include the sinking of the Lusitania and concerns over safety of U.S. ships, U.S. contributions to the war, and the impact of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.
b. Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s of the Jazz Age (Louis Armstrong), the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes), baseball (Babe Ruth), the automobile (Henry Ford), and transatlantic flight (Charles Lindbergh).
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!
Keywords: World War I, World War 1, WWI, WW1