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U.S. Enters War - ________________ name of Wilson’s Plan in World War One -why??? And is it REASONABLE??? -U-boat, Submarine warfare continues -Zimmerman.

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1 U.S. Enters War - ________________ name of Wilson’s Plan in World War One -why??? And is it REASONABLE??? -U-boat, Submarine warfare continues -Zimmerman Note intercepted Peace Without Victory

2 U.S. Enters War -________________ takes Russia out of the war -_____________ name of the groups who led Russian Revolution -Treaty of Brest- Litovsk: between Russia and Germany. Russia loses territory in Ukraine, Polish and Baltic territories, and Finland Russian Revolution Bolsheviks

3 Fighting Over There - No battles in Germany - most U.S. soldiers were not experienced travelers Weapons of War included: Cannons Zeppelins Recon Machine Guns Poison Gases (Mustard Gas) -poor medical care shell shock, trench foot

4 Military Operations -________________ set up the draft - over 3 million troops -recruits trained for 9 months -transportation problems - “Over There” Selective Service Act

5 Military Operations -_____________ nickname of the American soldier. Inexperienced but fresh, boosted morale -__________________ leader of the American Expeditionary Force -Argonne Forest Campaign – Germans vs. Americans -_________, Ceasefire, took place at 11:00 am on November 11, 1918 General John J. Pershing “Dough Boys” Armistice

6 Preparing for War -________________ was given the job of producing war materials Bernard Baruch – the head of the War industries Board -Opportunities for Women /Minorities War Industries Board

7 Preparing for War Herbert Hoover ran the Food Administration Conservation included ____________ gardens set up by American citizens, set up to raise vegetables Victory

8 Preparing for War _________________ set up to save energy and fuel - Heatless Holidays Paying for War -_____________ and __________, increased taxes through Bonds to pay fund the War effort Liberty Bonds Victory Bonds Daylight Savings Time

9 War, Industry, and Migration National War Labor Board Women support industry The “Great Migration” – Migration of 300, ,000 African Americans; leaving the South for the North

10 Public Opinion ____________________ had the task of “selling” the war to the public ____________head of the CPI, recruited people to help say public in favor of war 4 Minute Men “I want You” Campaign Committee on Public Opinion George Creel

11 Public Opinion “I want You” Campaign -Anti-immigrant sentiment grows… Why? -_________________ made any public expression in opposition to the War illegal _________________ court case the limited speech the makes known a “clear and present danger” Espionage and Sedition Act Schenck vs. United States

12 Social Changes -African Americans Great Migration brought increased opportunities Civil Rights Debated?? -Women took the jobs left by many men 19 th Amendment was passed

13 Epidemic -World War brought disease to a new level -large groups of people were exposed -Influenza (flu) outbreak of 1918 spread all over the world -1/4 of the U.S. fell victim and ½ million died -as many as 40 million dead worldwide

14 Wilson’s Plan -based on idea of Peace without Victory -would eliminate reasons for future wars democracy freedom of the sea reduce armaments -set certain goals for the world

15 -________________Wilson’s idea of the future -described solution to prevent causes of the war no secret treaties freedom of seas lower tariffs reduce armaments self determination -______________ organization formed as a result of Fourteen Points and Treaty of Versailles Fourteen Points League of Nations

16 Versailles Peace Conference -________________ U.S., Britain, France, Italy -Central Powers left out of the meetings as was Russia -Allied leaders wanted to blame and punish ____________ -Most of the 14 Points were ignored -Wilson did manage to secure the League of Nations Big Four Germany

17 Peace Treaty: Treaty of Versailles -nine new nation created and several borders moved -Germany is demilitarized -reparations must be paid -_________________ clause in the treaty saying that Germany Must take blame for war War Guilt Clause -Weaknesses of Treaty will lead to future wars -Germany can’t repay, Why? -Russia is ignored -Colonialism remained

18 Opposition -Some thought it too harsh -others thought it changed nothing -U.S. leaders disliked the League of Nations __________________ said that the treaty threatens our ability to stay out of foreign affairs -Wilson suffers a stroke U.S. Senate never approves the treaty Henry Cabot Lodge

19 Wilson’s Legacy -Progressive reformer -Prohibition starts -women’s suffrage -Victory in the Great War -vision of a world organization to prevent war -prediction of future wars WW II


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