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CHAPTER 19 SECTION 3 AMERICANS ON THE EUROPEAN FRONT.

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1 CHAPTER 19 SECTION 3 AMERICANS ON THE EUROPEAN FRONT

2 The U.S. Army was very small The Marines were busy patrolling Central American nations and Pacific possessions IN WHAT WAYS WAS THE UNITED STATES UNPREPARED TO HELP THE ALLIES IN 1917?

3 Wilson sent the Allies an initial force of 14,500 men led by General John J. Pershing IN WHAT WAYS DID THE U.S. OFFER IMMEDIATE HELP?

4 It inspired patriotism while also bringing the war to a personal level WHY WAS THIS POSTER SO EFFECTIVE?

5 Passed in 1917 Authorized a draft of young men for military service SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT

6 American armed forces AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (AEF)

7 Most soldiers were new to the armed forces and needed to learn how to WHY WAS TRAINING IMPORTANT TO THE WAR EFFORT?

8 Consisted of a group of unarmed ships surrounded by a ring of destroyers, torpedo boats, and other armed naval vessels CONVOY

9 They enabled new recruits to WHY WERE CONVOYS IMPORTANT TO AMERICAN WAR EFFORTS?

10 Tanks were able to roll HOW DID TANKS OVERCOME THE OBSTACLES OF BARBED WIRE, SANDBAGS, AND ENEMY GUNS?

11 American soldiers drove Germans out of heavily defended positions in September of 1918 HOW DID AMERICAN SOLDIERS CONTRIBUTE TO THE ALLIED COUNTERATTACK?

12 German floating air ship…or blimp ZEPPELIN

13 A Cease fire Germany agreed to a cease fire on ARMISTICE

14 The Central Powers were collapsing German soldiers realized that defeat was inevitable WHY DID GERMANY AGREE TO AN ARMISTICE IN NOVEMBER OF 1918?

15 The U.S. only lost about 50,000 soldiers to battle and a bunch more to disease HOW DID AMERICA’S LOSSES IN THE WAR COMPARE TO GERMANY, FRANCE AND BRITAIN?

16 Millions are wounded An entire generation of people are missing fathers, brothers and sons HOW DO YOU THINK THESE LOSSES AFFECT THE WAY THAT PEOPLE IN THESE COUNTRIES REMEMBER WWI?

17 Tanks allowed the Allies to break though German lines HOW DID NEW WEAPONS CHANGE THE WAY THAT SOLDIERS FOUGHT DURING THE WAR?

18 The organized killing of an entire race of people GENOCIDE


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