Review the impact of World War I on the American homefront with this detailed and engaging PowerPoint. Plenty of primary sources, including photographs, political cartoons, and propaganda posters are included along with questions to prompt class discussion and critical thinking. Key topics in the Powerpoint include, but are not limited to: mobilization; opposition to the war; impact on race, gender, and ethnicity; and relationship to the Progressive Era. Major vocabulary terms are underlined throughout to draw student attention to terminology.
The final slide serves as a short-answer exit ticket to assess student understanding.
Looking to engage students in further analysis of American WWI propaganda? Check out Evaluating American World War I Propaganda