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Hi Cell phones off/silent and in your backpacks, please. Study Guide to page 152. – Many posters “dehumanized” the enemy…something we probably wouldn’t tolerate in society today. Please read pages 154, “Automatic” – Miranda Lambert
Warning! “Trench Foot”
TrueFalseMobilization is the process of preparing for war. TrueFalseThe Espionage and Sedition Acts were rightly declared unconstitutional. TrueFalseLiberty Bonds are loans from the people to the government. TrueFalseThe Selective Service established the draft of men into the army, even against their will. TrueFalseThe Western Front was the series of trenches between Germany and Russia. TrueFalseOne thing the six new weapons of WWI had in common was dealing with no man’s land. TrueFalseRussia joined WWI after their Communist government fell and helped pick up the slack. TrueFalseAn armistice and a treaty are basically the same thing. TrueFalseWilson’s 14 Points sought to help Germany rebuild. TrueFalseThe United States was the first member of the League of Nations. TrueFalseThe Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, blamed Germany, and punished them.
Christmas Truce 1914
Belgium Belgium was brought into WWI after Germany’s invasion in Located between France and England, it was the country in which much of the heaviest fighting on the western front was located, and the country that perhaps made the greatest sacrifices. The Belgian people have similar feelings of pride and remembrance that Pennsylvanians have towards the Battle of Gettysburg. Page 167.
“Doughboys” in WWI The American soldier was nicknamed “doughboy” during WWI, and there are several theories as to why. 1. The dust on the gray uniforms looked like flour. 2. They were plump and well fed in 1917 after not fighting, whereas the German, British, and French soldiers were war weary and malnourished. 3. They were “kneaded” in ‘14 but didn’t “rise” until ‘17. One of the more controversial movies of late is “American Sniper.” The first person account of life during WWI starting on page 156 includes some pretty strong opinions of snipers and what they do! NTK Lists & Review Pages when done with the reading. Test tomorrow, all multiple choice, bring #2 pencil.