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Review US Foreign Policy Trends prior to World War I

Review US Foreign Policy Trends prior to World War I

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Review US Foreign Policy Trends prior to World War I

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  1. Review US Foreign Policy Trends prior to World War I

  2. The US & World War I Be ready to answer the question on your slide in mentioning terms listed.

  3. Group #1: US Entry to WWI Read pp. 398-401 in Green Text What factors caused the U.S to abandon neutrality and enter the “Great War”? Social & Economic Ties to Allies, Lusitania, 1916 Presidential Election, Zimmerman Note, Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, Making the world “Safe for Democracy”

  4. Group #2: US Military Contributions in WWI Read pp. 402-407 in Green Text What was life like for U.S. soldiers “Over There” during WWI? Selective Service Act, Convoys, J.J. Pershing, Western Front, Alvin York, New War Technology, Shell Shock

  5. U.S. Military Contributions • 2.8 million drafted & 2 million volunteer • “Black Jack” Pershing leads AEF (Doughboys) into 8 months of fighting in 1918 • AEF assists allied victories in France & Belgium • 50,000 killed in battle -- 60,000 die of disease 200,000 wounded • Other nations total killed/wounded: Russia 9 million, Germany 6 million, France 5 million, England & Italy 2 million each

  6. Group #3: Economic & Social Impacts of WWI Read pp. pp.410-411 & 414-415 in Green Text What were the main economic and social impacts of WWI domestically? War Industries Board, Fuel & Food Administrations, Women, Racial Minorities & the War

  7. Increased Government control of the Economy • War Industries Board • Railroad Administration • Fuel Administration • Food Administration • National War Labor Board

  8. Liberty Loans = Gov’t IOU’s

  9. “Victory Garden” Poster

  10. Food Administration Poster Aimed at Recent Immigrants

  11. Group #4: Promoting Unity & Limiting Civil Liberties During WWI Read pp. 411-413 in Green Text How did the government promote nationalism & curb dissent during WWI? “Liberty Loans”, CPI, George Creel, Liberty Cabbage, Espionage & Sedition Acts, Eugene Debs

  12. Creel Committee Poster Appealing to American Nationalism

  13. CPI Anti-espionage Advertisment in a magazine

  14. Domestic Paranoia During the War • Espionage & Sedition Acts • Anti-Immigrant Views and Laws • First “Red Scare” • Attacks on IWW & Socialists