World War I and Post-World War I America Presentation (PDF)
Common Core aligned:
*SS5H2: Describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-war 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.
~Sinking of the Lusitania
~Concerns over safety of U.S. ships
~U.S. contributions to the war
~The impact of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919
**b. Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s:
~Jazz Age (Louis Armstrong
~Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes)
~Baseball (Babe Ruth)
~The automobile (Henry Ford)
~Transatlantic flight (Charles Lindbergh)
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