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: During which did each of the following serve as president? A) Herbert Hoover B) Woodrow Wilson C) Dwight Eisenhower D) Harry Truman E) Ronald Reagan
- Citizenship Question: What does the Constitution do?
- sets up and defines the government
- draws boundaries of congressional districts
- sets codes of conduct for obeying local and federal laws
- determines whether citizens are prosecuted to the full extent of the law
- Collaborative Learning: Decades Project
- Reflection Question:
Homework: World War I
Tentative Test Date: February 23