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World War-I. 1914-1918. Vocabulary. Neutrality- Nonparticipation in a dispute or war. Nationalism. The belief that ethnic groups should have control over land in which their ethnicity is dominant. Militarism. Glorification of military forces and war preparation. Alliances.

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World war i

World War-I

1914-1918


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

  • Neutrality- Nonparticipation in a dispute or war.


Nationalism
Nationalism

  • The belief that ethnic groups should have control over land in which their ethnicity is dominant.


Militarism
Militarism

  • Glorification of military forces and war preparation.


Alliances
Alliances

  • Agreement to assist in conflicts if necessary.


Assassination
Assassination

  • In June 1914 archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Astro-Hungarian throne is assassinated in Serbia by a Serbian Nationalist.

  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia and WWI begins.


U s neutrality
U.S. Neutrality

  • The United States followed a policy in which they would not participate in the disputes,wars or alliances of other countries.


U s abandons neutrality
U.S. Abandons Neutrality

  • American banks loan money and war materials to the Allied Forces.

  • May 7,1915, German submarines sink the British vessel the Lusitania, the dead included 128 Americans.

  • March 1,1917, U.S. intercepts the Zimmerman Note in which the Germans offer to aid the Mexicans in re-cooperate New Mexico, Arizona and Texas.


New warfare weapons
New Warfare & Weapons

  • Trench Warfare-the use of deep ditches as protection on battlefield. Soldiers would then rush out these ditches to cross “no man’s land” and attack the enemy trenches.

  • Tanks are used as a way to get around machine guns.


Major battles of wwi
Major Battles of WWI

  • Major battles of WWI took place in France where at the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Verdun at least 2 million deaths and injuries were recorded.

  • Battles sites in France during WWI

  • Mame (1914)

  • Ypres (1914) (1915)

  • Verdun (1916)

  • Somme (1916)


U s enters wwi in 1917
U.S. Enters WWI in 1917

  • Over 4 million U.S troops were mobilized during WWI and many were sent to France to aid the allies against the Germans.

  • 10,000 Native Americans and many Mexican Americans and Japanese Americans volunteer for service during WWI.


African americans soldiers in wwi
African Americans Soldiers in WWI

  • 400,000 African Americans served during WWI

  • Many African Americans volunteered for WWI with the hopes that this would bring them first class citizenship in the U.S.

  • Henry Johnson

    • Highest metal of Honor in France The Croix de Guerre.


  • Convincing america to fight
    Convincing America to Fight

    • Committee on Public Info (CPU)

  • Propaganda campaign to convince Americans to join and support the war.

    • Espionage Act and the Sedition Act

    • Outlawed opposition and criticism of the American government’s involvement WWI

  • Vocabulary

  • Propaganda- information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.

  • Espionage- the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets

  • Sedition- Language that speaks against the government


  • The war at home
    The War at Home

    • Paying for the War:

      • Liberty Bonds

      • Tax Increase

      • Food Conservation


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