Why it matters.

Section 1: What caused World War I, and why did the United States enter the war?

World War I, caused by nationalism, imperialism, militarism, and complicated alliances, began in 1918 and stretched all over the world. The United States attempted to stay neutral but abandoned that when they began to get involved with the conflicts.

Section 2: How did the war affect Americans at home?

As war waged in Europe and America got involved, the role of the federal government in the United States increased. It now regulated industrial production and established a new military draft. The war was about sacrifice but the amount of economic opportunities increased in America. Americans migrated all over the country and the relationship between them and the government changed.

Section 3: How did Americans affect the end of World War 1 and its peace settlements?

The U.S entered the War in spring of 1917 when the war was at a stalemate. The stalemate had been going on since 1914 and wasn't able to be broken by either side. The entry of the U.S would play a big role in the victory of the allies.

Section 4: What political, economic, and social effects did World War I have on the United States?

The end of World War I brought unstable international order. Germany was hungry for revenge and Russia was undergoing revolution. In the United States, American began to question thier political and economic roles in the world.


Question 1:

Before WWI what did Wilson have Pershing doing?

Question 2:

What did Germany do that caused the U.S to declare war?

Question 3:

Why were Sacco and Vanzetti arrested and executed?

Question 4:

Who had the largest Navy during this time?

Question 5:

What was the red scare?

Question 6:

What was the Zimmerman's note?

Question 7:

Why was the CPI important?

Question 8:

Where does Influenza come from?

Question 9:

How did the war help Hispanics, African Americans, and Women?