World War I Makes Learning Fun!

By Anna T. & Rachel J.


World War I was triggered by 3 things. First, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Bosnia by a Serbian nationalist. Second, in 1915, a German submarine torpedoed the Lusitania- a British passenger ship, killing 1,200 people. Last but not least, the Zimmerman Telegram. Germany promised Mexico US land if Mexico joined them.

Women's Role

Women took over jobs men left behind. New jobs were also created as part of the war effort, for example in factories. Women made weapons, tanks, and ammunition. Many women also served as nurses in the war. Some stayed home and grew fruits and vegetables. These were called victory gardens.
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End of War

At the end of the war, there were outcomes. The Allied Powers defeated the Central Powers! On the 11th