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: Spend 10 minutes studying the Unit 5 Vocabulary words.
Citizenship Question: What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
- the military
- the Bill of Rights
- checks and balances
- the Federal Reserve
- Guided Instruction: The Century - Seeds of Change Video
- Reflection Question: . Describe the changes and advances in technology during the twentieth century.
Homework: World War I
Tentative Test Date: February 23