I can describe the events that led the United States into World War I, & I can analyze the war’s impact on American society.
Critical Vocabulary: Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Central Powers, Allied Powers, U-boat, Lusitania, Sussex Ultimatum, Election of 1916, Charles Evans Hughes, “peace without victory,” unrestricted submarine warfare, Zimmerman Telegram, Committee on Public Information, George Creel, Food Administration, Herbert Hoover, Fuel Administration, War Industries Board, Bernard Baruch, National War Labor Board, Espionage Act of 1917, Sedition Act of 1918, Industrial Workers of the World, Eugene V. Debs, William D. Haywood, Schenck v. U.S., Oliver Wendell Holmes, “clear and present danger,” American Expeditionary Force, General John Pershing, “doughboys,” Battle of the Argonne Forest, Fourteen Points Address, Big Four, League of Nations, League Covenant, collective security, “war-guilt” clause, reparations, Treaty of Versailles, Henry Cabot Lodge, “reservationists,” “irreconcilables,” “Lodge Reservations,” Election of 1920, “return to normalcy,” Warren G. Harding
- Background Question: What was the Committee of Public Information? How did they achieve their goals?
- Citizenship Question: Which of the following includes two rights of everyone living in the United States?
- freedom to work and freedom of speech
- freedom to work and freedom to make laws
- freedom of speech and freedom of assembly
- freedom to make laws and freedom of assembly
- Individual Learning: Eugene V. Debs Document Study
- Reflection Question: What were the Espionage and Sedition Acts? Were they justified during World War I? Explain.
Homework: World War I
Tentative Test Date: February 23