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Do Now: On you map of Europe you made early in the unit, mark the locations and years of the following Battles using page 594 of the text: Ypres, Tannenberg , Somme, Verdun, First battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, and Caporetto.

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Do Now: On you map of Europe you made early in the unit, mark the locations and years of the following Battles using page 594 of the text: Ypres, Tannenberg, Somme, Verdun, First battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, and Caporetto

Objectives: Students will be able to...(1) interpret a primary source for key information about the armistice (2) be able describe WWI after American Entry into the war.

Homework: Print the document on Mr. Collison’s Website under “Day 11”, and answer the questions posted underneath it.

the war at sea
The War at Sea
  • American Admiral – William Sims
  • Britain vs. Germany on the seas
    • Britain sent ships to hunt U-Boats (Not Very Effective)
    • Merchant Ships trying to be sneaky
  • Sims proposes convoys (Brilliant!)
    • Ships travel in packs along with warship escorts
russia bails omg
Russia Bails! OMG!
  • Riots Break out in in Russia in 1917
    • Scarce food and fuel
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicated throne
  • Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin overthrew gvt.
  • Brest-Litovsk pulled Russia out of war
    • They lost land, but German troops left land
  • Germany free to focus on Western Front
the failure of the german offensive
The failure of the German offensive
  • Germany – Focused on Western Front and made one last BIG offensive
  • Americans captured Cantigny
  • French and American Troops repelled Germans at Chateau-Thierry
the battle of the argonne forest
The Battle of the Argonne Forest
  • American offensive
    • 600,000 Troops
    • 40,000 TONS of supplies
    • 4,000 Artillery pieces
  • Victory after victory and shattered German Defenses