World War 1

  • Causes of WWI

    Imperialism- Extending economic and political control over weaker nations.
    Nationalism- Devotion to the interest and culture of one nation.
    Militarism- Development of armed forces and their use as tools of diplomacy.
    Alliance System- Formal agreement or union between nations.
  • 3 new weapons

    Observation BalloonsPoison Gas and Gas MasksTanks & Planes
    The planes made a huge impact cause they would just go right down a trench and kill hundreds in minutes. Gas masks would make it harder to get gassed by poison.
  • Womens Role

    Manual LaborRR workers, miners, dockworkers, bricklayersTraditionalCooks,Nurses,Clerks,Teachers,Planted Gardens, and sold bondResult- 19th amendment
  • Assassination of Franz

    Assassination of Franz VideoAssassination of Franz
    Gavrilo Princip fired two shots at Franz and was dead. Gavrilo belonged to a Serbian Terrists Group, The Black Hand.The Great-Serbia wanted the provinces to be part of a Serbian led pan-Slav state, rather than part of the Austro-Hungarian empire.
  • Allies and Central Powers

    Triple Entente or Allies ( winning)-FranceBritainRussiaTriple Alliance-GermanyAustria-HungaryOttoman Empire
  • Fighting Begins

    Website of fighting beginsThe Battle of Liege was said to be the first land battle and was found in France.
  • British Blockade

    British Blockade WebsiteThe purpose of the British Blockade is to stop all ships carrying “ war supplies” to germany750,000 Germans starve
    The Germans respond with a U-Boat.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare Website The Trenches was a very big roll in World War 1. It killed lots of people. Some people would get trench foot which is a fungal infection of the feet caused by cold, wet and unsanitary trench conditions. There would be rats in the treches. And also lice which caused trench fever. And a lot of men died in the no mans land which is in the middle of the trenches where you got shot down instantly.
  • Lusitania

    Lusitania VideoLusitania WebsiteLength overall was 787 feet / 239.8 meters. The Germans sunk this ship cause they knew that the British was getting war supplies from the Americans and warned that all boats going through a certain area by the Germans they would blow them up. I would blame the Germans cause it is law that you can't own any water or sea so they can't tell anyone to not go trough that water.
  • Great Migration

    Great Migration videoIt was a large scale movement of 100,000’s African Americans to Northern cities. They started migrating before the war in the late 19th century, they trickled from the south to the north to ecsape the Jim Crow South. But then after the trun in the century the migration became even bigger.
  • Election of 1916

    Election of 1916 website
    Wilson won the election of 1916, he won mostly because of the slogan he kept us out of war.
  • Zimmerman Note

    Zimmerman Note websiteIn the Zimmerman Note the Germans declare war on US. They say they want Mexico and Japan to join them. And they promise Mexico land in America ( Texas, Arizona, New Mexico). This really sparked the Americans and was thought to be one of the reasons the U.S. joined the war.
  • Americans Join the War

    The Americans joined the war cause of Lusantania ship that killed multiple people. Also the Zimmerman Note that made the US mad cause the Germans acted like they could stomp all over us cause they told Mexico that they would get their land back.
  • CPI

    CPI websitePropagandaBiased communication designed to influence peoples thoughts and actions. Speakers,Cartoons,Pamphlets/booklets,posters,sculptures, and Paintings. Leader was George Creel and was a former Muckraker.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act VideoSelective Service Act Website
    24 million signed up
    3 million drafted
  • Espionage and Sedition Act

    Fined $10,000 and/or jailed 20 years. Schenck, Debs,and Emma Goldman was the three major people in the Acts. No conscription League.
  • WIB

    The US government established an agency which is named War industries board in ww1. It made supplies of war that were required can easily be purchased. And the leader was Bernard M. Baruch.
  • 14 pts

    The author of the 14 pts was Woodrow Wilson the president of the US at the time. The plan was sent to leaders to negogiate and these were the main goals to the 14 pts, to make it so there was no secret treaties, freedom of seas, tariffs should be lowered, military arms should be reduced, and colonial policies should consider consider the interests of the colonial people also the imperial powers.
  • League of Nations

    The purpose of the League of Nations was to make world peace and security. The author of the League of Nations was Woodrow Wilson. The points of the League of Nations are.
    Stop war
    Improve people's lives and Jobs
    Enforce the Treaty of Versailles
  • Map

    Before the war Russia and Ausria-Hungary were huge 1 country powers. After world war 1 they split them up and a couple others. Here are some of the new countries:
    Russia - Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
    Austria-Hungary - Yugoslavia (Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians)
    Turkey - Artvin, Kars, Igdir
  • Final Statistics

    $185,533,637,000 was spent in ww1
    Equivalent to
    $3,900,473,000,000 today
    Death tolls:
    65 million men were mobilised
    8.5mill were killed
  • Armistice

    Armistice VideoArmistice WebsiteIt is an agreement between the Germans and the Allies to end the war.It is the time remembered as the official ending of the First World War. It basically made it impossible for Germany to restart the war in the next while. They were ordered to give up 2,500 heavy guns, 2,500 field guns, 25,000 machine guns, 1,700 aeroplanes and all submarines they possessed.
  • Big 4

    France, United Kingdom, U.S.A, and Italy.
    Woodrow Wilson (US)
    Georges Clemenceau (France)
    David Lloyd George (UK)
    Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (Italy)
  • Schenck v. US

    The purpose of Schenck vs. US.Is that if someones speech poses a danger they will be in trouble in some way. The outcome of this case is that it supported Schenck conviction saying that it did not violate the first amendment of freedom of speech. But he did get arrested cause he wrote a paper and it violated the Espionage Act.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The pros of the traety was that it reduced soldiers of Germany and it was really harsh on Germany like they have to say that they started the war. The cons of the treaty was that the treaty punished Germany people that other people did not them. And it also gave them whole blame which is not true.