This download includes PART 2 of the unit described below
Primary sources, links to video, questions, activities...enjoy!
Causes of World War One (18 slides) - including - militarism, nationalism, alliance system, assassination, colonialism, war being normal, ideological differences, Spirit of 1914 and more
Reasons for U.S. Involvement (20 slides) - including - defending democracy, aiding traditional allies, responding to unrestricted submarine warfare, the Zimmerman Note and more
U.S. on the Home Front (30 slides) - including themes of Stability, Election of 1912, War Production, Declaration of War, Selective Service Act, Americanization Movement, Gospel of the Clean Plate, Demonization of the Hun, Big Government, A World Leader, and more
Propaganda (20 slides) - including - Gospel of the Clean Plate (conservation, home gardens), Hatred of the ‘Hun’ (demonization, evil acts, animalistic), Americanization (anti-German or pro-American trends), Service Recruitment (Glorifying service, bravery, sacrifice), Buying Government Bonds (War Bonds or Liberty Loans), Helping on the Home Front (factories, women, Red Cross), and more
Fighting in Europe (24 slides) - including - Harlem Hell Fighters, U.S. Role, Western Front, other fronts, technology (Blimps, Wireless communication, Flamethrowers, Aircraft, Submarines, Poison gas, Armored cars and tanks, Machine guns, Mortars), and more
End of the War (27 slides) - including - statistics, Fourteen Points, Paris Peace Conference, Versailles Treaty, George, Orlando, Clemenceau, Wilson, Reparations, War Guilt Clause, League of Nations, and more