Presentation on theme: "World War I on the Home Front"— Presentation transcript:
1World War I on the Home Front Supportvs.Opposition
2Get out your notes and take 5 minutes to study for the quiz Check InGet out your notes and take 5 minutes to study for the quiz
3How did WWI affect the daily lives of Americans? Essential Question:How did WWI affect the daily lives of Americans?
4Risked prison time for resisting draft Conscientious objectorsCreated the Woman’s Peace PartyRisked prison time for resisting draftOPPOSEMade short speeches to build support for the warCreated because of WWISUPPORT
5SUPPORT SUPPORT Women’s fashion modernized People went with less Bought & sold bondsPlanted Victory GardensConserved food & energySUPPORTWar Industries BoardFood AdministrationConservation & bond sale effortsWorked closely with industries for 1st timeSUPPORT
6MIXED SUPPORT Divided the community For: Urge African Americans to serve to gain equalityAgainst: End home first!Divided the communityMIXEDMoved North to work open jobs in factoriesNew job opportunitiesStarted to fight backSUPPORT
7Historical AnalysisPrimary Source Interpretation:Title: African-Americans Lynched by K.K.K in Alabama (1917)Analysis: President Wilson asked Americans to help make the world safe for democracy in WWI, why would many wonder about democracy at home after witnessing images like this?
8Social Changes The Great Migration Millions of African Americans move from Southern states to Northern statesPull Factors –1. Employment in Wartime Industries2. Opportunities in Northern CitiesPush Factors –1. Crop Failures2. Hate Crimes3. Racism
9Historical Analysis1. What are some of the cities African Americans migrated to?2. Would this migration help or hurt racism towards African Americans?
10SUPPORT OPPOSE (most) Faced discrimination & mob violence Accused of spyingBought war bondsConserved resourcesWorked in wartime industriesSUPPORT(most)Arrested for disloyaltyMeeting halls raidedMob violenceSpeeches & newspaper articlesRefused to serve in militaryOPPOSE
11Forced “Americanization” Self-appointed patriot groups enforced “100 percent Americanism”Robert Prager, a German born, was lynched by a mob in 1918He had tried to join the draft!
12DiscussionWhat do you see in this political cartoon? What do you think the message is?