This PowerPoint discusses the shift of the United States at the beginning of the war to being involved in World War I. It discusses Woodrow Wilson's efforts to stay neutral, why we ended up getting involved in the war, and the ways people at home contributed to the war effort.
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** This PowerPoint presentation includes an activity to with directions to create a World War I propaganda poster to encourage people at home to contribute to the war effort. It can be used as a ticket out of the door or be expanded for a full assignment.
** This item is part of a bundle that includes 4 PowerPoint presentations, a World War I propaganda poster activity, 2 ten question true/false quizzes, vocabulary, a jeopardy review, and a 50 question unit test with true/false, multiple choice, and matching questions. This bundle discusses the role of the United States prior to World War I, the causes of the war, how people contributed to the war effort at home, and the peace treaty discussions to end the war. (some items are exclusive to the bundle). It can be purchased here:
World War I Unit Plan