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U.S. Enters War -Peace without Victory -why??? -REASONABLE??? -Submarine warfare continues -Zimmerman Note intercepted -Russian Revolution takes them out.

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1 U.S. Enters War -Peace without Victory -why??? -REASONABLE??? -Submarine warfare continues -Zimmerman Note intercepted -Russian Revolution takes them out of the war

2 U.S. Enters War -Peace without Victory -why??? -REASONABLE??? -Submarine warfare continues -Zimmerman Note intercepted -Russian Revolution takes them out of the war

3 Military Operations -Selective Service Act drafted over 3 million troops -recruits trained for 9 months -transportation problems govt control of industry use of convoy system

4 Military Operations -Selective Service Act drafted over 3 million troops -recruits trained for 9 months -transportation problems govt control of industry use of convoy system

5 Military Operations -Over There -Dough Boys -General John Pershing American Expeditionary Force -Argonne Forest Campaign -Alvin York -Armistice Nov no battles fought in Germany

6 Fighting Over There -most U.S. soldiers were not experienced travelers -huge cannons, Zeppelins, machine guns, poison gases, tanks, airplanes -poor medical care shell shock, trench foot,

7 Preparing for War -War Industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities -Conservation efforts Victory Gardens Daylight Savings Time -Liberty Bonds, increased taxes

8 Preparing for War -War Industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities -Conservation efforts Victory Gardens Daylight Savings Time -Liberty Bonds, increased taxes

9 Preparing for War -War Industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities -Conservation efforts Victory Gardens Daylight Savings Time -Liberty Bonds, increased taxes

10 Preparing for War -War Industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities -Conservation efforts Victory Gardens Daylight Savings Time -Liberty Bonds, increased taxes

11 Preparing for War -War Industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities -Conservation efforts Victory Gardens Daylight Savings Time -Liberty Bonds, increased taxes

12 Public Opinion -Committee on Public Information George Creel 4 Minute Men I want You Campaign -Anti-immigrant sentiment -Espionage and Sedition Act Schenck v. United States

13 Public Opinion -Committee on Public Information George Creel 4 Minute Men I want You Campaign -Anti-immigrant sentiment -Espionage and Sedition Act Schenck v. United States

14 Social Changes -African Americans Great Migration brought increased opportunities Civil Rights Debated?? -Women took the jobs left by many men 19 th Amendment was passed

15 Epidemic -World War brought disease to a new level -large groups of people were exposed -Influenza (flu) outbreak of 1918 spread all over the world -1/4 of the U.S. fell victim and ½ million died -as many as 40 million dead worldwide


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