7U.S. Entering the WarWhen the U.S. entered the war with a fresh supply of weapons, food, and most importantly soldiers, it did not take long for the Allied Powers to win the war.
8U.S. Entering the WarWhy do you think it did not take long for the Allied Powers to win World War I after the United States entered the war?
9U.S. in World War I When the U.S. entered World War I, they brought: more and fresh soldiers to fightmore suppliesmore weapons
10Central Powers Surrender Shortly after the U.S. entered the war, the Central Powers realized that they could not win the war so they signed an armistice.An armistice is an agreement to stop fighting.The war ended on November 11, 1918This day is now called Armistice Day.
12Europe after the WarMany parts of Europe were destroyed because of the war.Many of the buildings and homes were destroyed.Millions of people had died.The economy had come to a stand still. No one was buying or selling things.
13Central Power Death Toll Germany - 2,500,000 DeadAustria Hungary - 1,567,000 DeadOttoman Empire - 5,000,000 Dead
14Allied Power Deaths Russia - 3,331,000 Dead Great Britain - 987,000 DeadFrance - 1,797,000 DeadUnited States - 117,000 Dead
15QuestionHow does the huge death toll affect Europe?
16Europe after the War Europe was not doing well: Cities were destroyed The young population decreased a lot because of all the people that died in the war.Countries’ economies were destroyed
19What to do?In January of 1919, leaders of the Allied countries met in France to write a treaty to decide what to do with Europe; especially the countries that were part of the Central Powers. They met in Versailles, FrancePresident Woodrow Wilson, was one of the leaders who met in Versailles.
20Treaty of VersaillesThe Allied Powers decided to blame the entire war on the Germany and the Central Powers.Therefore, the Treaty of Versailles:Took land away from Germany and gave it to France...Made Germany pay money to the Allied Powers...Took away all of Germany’s colonies in Africa.
22Treaty of VersaillesDo you think it is a good idea or a bad idea to punish Germany like the Treaty of Versailles did?
23U.S. PolicyMany Americans saw how devastating World War I was, and did not want America to get involved in events that were going on around the world.Many politicians in America, people that work in government, wanted isolationism.Isolationism - The act of staying out of world events and only paying attention to your own country.
25U.S. after the WarSince the war was not in the United States, the U.S. and its factories, buildings, and people living in America were not hurt by World War I.Therefore, the U.S. was much stronger than many European countries.
26U.S. After the WarThe U.S. had to play a major role in the reconstruction and rebuilding of Europe.Why would the U.S. have to play such a big role in the rebuilding of Europe?
27ConclusionThe U.S. entered World War I in 1917 and helped the Allied Powers win World War I inAfter World War I, much of Europe was destroyed.The U.S. took on a new policy of isolationism.