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Veterans Day. After this lesson you will be able to: . Name the war related to Armistice Day. Explain the reasons for declaring the holiday called Armistice Day Explain why Armistice Day was changed to Veteran’s Day

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after this lesson you will be able to
After this lesson you will be able to:
  • Name the war related to Armistice Day.
  • Explain the reasons for declaring the holiday called Armistice Day
  • Explain why Armistice Day was changed to Veteran’s Day
  • Have a better understanding and appreciation for national monuments and veterans.
war timeline
War Timeline

Civil

War

Cold

War

Vietnam

WWI

WWII

1861- 1914- 1941- 1945- 1954-

1865 1919 1945 1961 1973

wwi timeline
WWI Timeline

WWI

Begins

WWII

1939

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United Streaming Video Clip

http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com

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WWI Timeline

Treaty of

Versailles

WWI

Begins

WWII

1939 June 28, 1919

Officially ended WWI when this treaty was signed.

wwi timeline2
WWI Timeline

An armistice was signed on Nov. 11, 1918

Treaty of

Versailles

WWI

Begins

WWII

1939 June 28, 1919

Armistice – agreement to stop fighting

wwi timeline3
WWI Timeline

An armistice was signed on Nov. 11, 1918

Treaty of

Versailles

WWI

Begins

Armistice

WWII

1939 Nov. 11, 1918 June 28, 1919

slide18

This photo was taken at 10:58 am, on November 11, two minutes before the armistice ending World War I went into effect.

http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp

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WWI Timeline

President Wilson proclaims firstArmistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919

Treaty of

Versailles

WWI

Begins

Armistice

WWII

1939 Nov. 11, 1918 June 28, 1919

wwi timeline5
WWI Timeline

November 11, 1919

Treaty of

Versailles

Armistice Day

WWI

Begins

Armistice

WWII

1939 Nov. 11, 1918 June 28, 1919 Nov. 11, 1919

slide21

President Wilson issues a proclamation eulogizing fallen allied soldiers.

What do the following words mean?

Eulogize –

Allied –

armistice day also became a holiday in
Armistice Day also became a holiday in
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Canada

These countries were a few of our Allies during WWI.

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WWI Timeline

Armistice

Treaty of Versailles

Armistice Day

Korean

War

WWII

WWI

Begins

1939 1918-1919 1941-1945 1950-1953

slide26

World War II and the Korean War

created millions of additional war

veteransin addition to those of

WWIalready honored by Armistice

Day.

slide27
1954

The name Armistice Day was changed to Veteran’s Day

to honor all

United States veterans.

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WWI Timeline

Armistice

Treaty of Versailles

Armistice Day

Armistice Day changed to Veterans Day

Korean

War

WWII

WWI

Begins

1939 1918-1919 1941-1945 1950-1953 1954

slide29

The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held at

Arlington National Cemetery on November 11 every year.

Arlington Memorial Amphitheater

Tomb of the

Unknown Soldier

what did you learn
What did you learn?

http://www.theholidayzone.com/veterans/interactive.html