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World War I 1914-1918. Vocabulary Neutrality Isolationism U-Boat Allies Woodrow Wilson Not taking sides Not taking sides U.S. policy of avoiding other.

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1 World War I

2 Vocabulary Neutrality Isolationism U-Boat Allies Woodrow Wilson Not taking sides Not taking sides U.S. policy of avoiding other countries issues. U.S. policy of avoiding other countries issues. Underwater Boat- Submarine Underwater Boat- Submarine Partners in an alliance Partners in an alliance U.S. President during WWI U.S. President during WWI

3 Event that started WWI June 28, 1914 Serbian shot and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary June 28, 1914 Serbian shot and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary Austria declared war on Serbia, war began Austria declared war on Serbia, war began

4 Why the U.S. got involved in WWI Why the U.S. got involved in WWI 1. Strong ties to Britain 2. Germany sank the Lusitania 3. Could no longer stay neutral. 4. Zimmerman Telegram

5 Zimmermann Telegram Discovered by the British. Germany wanted Mexico to join war. In return, Germany would help Mexico get their territories back from America. Zimmermann Telegram Discovered by the British. Germany wanted Mexico to join war. In return, Germany would help Mexico get their territories back from America. March German submarines sank three American ships. Pres. Wilson declared war in April. March German submarines sank three American ships. Pres. Wilson declared war in April.

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8 Allied Powers Allied Powers Central Powers Central Powers Serbia Serbia France France Great Britain Great Britain Russia Russia Italy Italy United States (1917) United States (1917) Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary Germany Germany Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Bulgaria

9 How WWI was fought Trench warfare - troops stayed in trenches and fired at each other. Trenches stretched across France to Switzerland Trench warfare - troops stayed in trenches and fired at each other. Trenches stretched across France to Switzerland Also used: tanks, machine guns, poison gas, airplanes, and U- boats (German submarines) Also used: tanks, machine guns, poison gas, airplanes, and U- boats (German submarines) roup.htm?cin=19&rg=animations&at=animated_history&npos=4&spo s=19&var=animated_history roup.htm?cin=19&rg=animations&at=animated_history&npos=4&spo s=19&var=animated_history roup.htm?cin=19&rg=animations&at=animated_history&npos=4&spo s=19&var=animated_history roup.htm?cin=19&rg=animations&at=animated_history&npos=4&spo s=19&var=animated_history

10 Machine Guns & Poison Gas Masks Trenches

11 Poison Gas

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14 U Boats Airplane & Zeppelin

15 Treaty of Versailles Treaty of Versailles League of Nations League of Nations Treaty that ended WWI Treaty that ended WWI Peace organization designed by President Wilson but the U.S. did not join. Peace organization designed by President Wilson but the U.S. did not join.

16 The Roaring Twenties Time period in American history in which good times and great changes happened. A time for prosperity.

17 Elizabeth Cady Stanton – Fought for women’s suffrage (right to vote). Susan B. Anthony – Fought for women’s suffrage. 19 th Amendment – Gave women the right to vote in 1920.

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