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  1. MAIN Causes of The Great WarUS Involvement in the war Please pick up : World War 1 packet Yellow KWL paper Homework paper is the gov’t review paper due next clas.

  2. No School Monday – MLK Jr day What do you know about him? What do you think his legacy is? How will you spend the day?

  3. Midterm announcement • Let’s look over this handout. • Please record in your agendas when this happen. • Your first item to prepare is tonight’s homework to complete the review sheet on Review of Government, due next class.

  4. Guided slide show on MAIN causes of World War 1 • You need to follow along with the note pages in your packets. • You may want to add any facts or details that Mrs. Wenk provides as she is sharing this information with you. • We will stop every 10 min or so to process what we are hearing/seeing • Feel free to ask any questions during the presentation.

  5. What are reasons that bring people to conflict? • Why do people have disagreements, arguments, fights ? • What triggers these disagreements? • Who do you find out that someone is having a disagreement? • When countries go to war, it is very similar. • Let’s predict what it will take for countries to form • “sides” and go to war • Let’s predict what it will take for the United States to enter WW1 !

  6. Independent Work • Read Chapter 23 sec 1 and 3 • Complete vocab • Complete Chapter 23 sec 3 questions 1-7 • Powerpoint at 8:40 to wrap up todays lesson

  7. World War I 1914 - 1919

  8. MAIN CAUSES OF WORLD WAR I

  9. M A I N

  10. MILITARISM

  11. MILITARISM ALLIANCES

  12. MILITARISM ALLIANCES IMPERIALISM

  13. MILITARISM ALLIANCES IMPERIALISM NATIONALISM

  14. MILITARISM • Military build-up by neighboring countries that cause tensions. • By 1914, Europe was an armed camp that was ready to explode.

  15. ALLIANCES • Alliances in Europe were often secret. This increased tensions. • Friends one year - enemies the next.

  16. IMPERIALISM • European countries scrambled for colonies in Africa and Asia. • Countries fought for land & power

  17. NATIONALISM • People of Europe united by common language and culture. • Love of Country - very important Italy England Germany France Austria

  18. Murder in Sarajevo • Archduke Francis Ferdinand (Heir to the Austrian Throne) and wife Sophie were shot by a Serbian while visiting Sarajevo. • The War BEGAN! 1914 Spark that started WWI

  19. M A I N

  20. PLeeZtell me why the United States entered the war. Propaganda Lusitania Zimmerman Telegram

  21. Propaganda Posters and news papers were used to influence peoples opinions and actions.

  22. Have we heard this happening before?Does journalism influence the public’s opinion? Yellow Journalism – Spanish American War Muckrakers- Progressive Era

  23. KILLED 128 Americans • Americans regarded the attack as an act of terrorism, not war/ Others said that the passengers traveling on ships of foreign nations did so at their own risk • President Wilson said the U.S. was “too proud to fight” • Sussex Pledge- Germany & U.S. meeting, Germany promised, with certain conditions, to sink no more merchant ships without warning

  24. ZIMMERMANN TELEGRAM • Jan. 1917- Arthur Zimmermann sent a telegram to the German ambassador in Mexico (intercepted by Britain) • If Mexico attacked the U.S. if they entered the war in Europe, when Germany won WWI, Germany would give Mexico back land they had lost to the U.S.

  25. PLeeZtell me why the United States entered the war. Propaganda Lusitania Zimmerman Telegram

  26. SHIP CONVOY • Destroyers protect troop ships on the way to Europe

  27. This Means War! • Feb. 1, 1917- Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare • Feb. 3-Mar. 21- Germany sank 6 American merchant ships w/o warning • April 6, 1917- U.S. declares war on Germany

  28. Video clip from the Young Indiana Jones series from the 1990s It explains the alliance system and how even the soldiers fighting in World War 1 were confused about how the war started ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBqD7UHncVo

  29. Vocab review • In packet with notes, answer the vocabulary. • If you have to use your vocab answer sheet to help. • You may work with your 12 o clock partner or by your self

  30. Closure 3:2:1 3 of the 4 MAIN Causes of the world entering into the Great War? 2 names of the alliances that made up the Great War 1 Could you PLZ ( please) tell me why the US enters World War 1? ( 1 reason)

  31. Ending activity : Read Chapter 23 section 3 – USA joins the War Complete 1-7