Presentation on theme: "The American Nation In the Modern Era"— Presentation transcript:
1 The American Nation In the Modern Era 4/12/2017Chapter 12 WORLD WAR ISection 1: World War I Breaks OutSection 2: The United States Goes to WarSection 3: The War at HomeSection 4: The War’s End and AftermathCHAPTER 12--WORLD WAR I
2 Objectives: Section 4: The War’s End and Aftermath What were the final events of World War I?What were the goals of President Wilson’s Fourteen Points?What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?Why did the U.S. Senate reject the Treaty of Versailles?What was the global impact of World War I?
3 Final events of World War I Section 4: The War’s End and AftermathFinal events of World War IGermans fail to capture Paris in 1918.Allies push forward in the Argonne offensive.Mutinies break out in the German army and navy, and civilians riot over food.Armistice signed on November 11, 1918.
4 Goals of the Fourteen Points Section 4: The War’s End and AftermathGoals of the Fourteen Pointsprovide self-determinationresolution of territorial disputesend secret diplomacy and the arms racestop violations of freedom of the seasend trade barriers
5 Terms of the Treaty of Versailles Section 4: The War’s End and AftermathTerms of the Treaty of Versaillesdivided Germany’s colonies and the Ottoman Empire among Allied nationsestablished a mandate systemcreated new nations
6 Reasons for Senate rejection of Treaty of Versailles Section 4: The War’s End and AftermathReasons for Senate rejection of Treaty of VersaillesSome senators rejected the League of Nations completely.Some senators rejected Article 10 in the League Covenant because it might force the U.S. into an unwanted war.
7 Global impact of World War I Section 4: The War’s End and AftermathGlobal impact of World War Iheavy human costheavy economic costgrowing chaos in Germanyterritorial disputes in Europe and the Middle East