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: How many times has the U.S.formally declared war? List each, then add the name of the president(s) during each conflict.
- Citizenship Question: When must all men register for the Selective Service?
- at birth
- at age 16
- at age 18
- men no longer have to register
- Guided Instruction: World War I
- Individual Learning: U.S. Entry into World War I Voicethread
- Reflection Question: Do you think the U.S. should have gotten involved in World War I before 1917? Explain.
Homework: World War I
Tentative Test Date: February 23