World War 1

By slhatch
  • Causes of WW1

    Causes of WW1
    Militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism were four major causes of WW1. Militarism is when a government or group of people believe that a country should maintain a strong military. Alliances are agreements between two or more parties. Imperialism is the policy of extending a nations authority over other countries by economic, political, or military means. Nationalism is a policy or doctrine of asserting the interests of one's own nation.
  • Assassination of Franz

    Assassination of Franz
    Videoassassination of Franz
    Franz was the Heir to the Austrian Throne. He decided to make a visit to Sarajevo which is the capital of Bosnia. Bosnia and Herzegovnia were controlled by Austria. The Bosnian people did not like this so when Franz was on his visit, Gavrilo Princip assassinated him.
  • Allies v Central Powers

    Allies v Central Powers
    The central powers consist of the German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Bulgaria. The allies consist of France, United Kingdom, and Russia.
  • Fighting Begins

    Fighting Begins
    The fighting began in Europe.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    videoTrench warfare
    It was very bad and tough for the people in the trenches. The smell was terrible. There was always rotting bodies laying around. There would be millions of rats and some of them would be the sizes of cats. They would try to kill them but it was impossible to get them all. It would also be very wet in the trenches where the soldiers would walk. This would cause diseases in their feet.
  • British Blockade

    British Blockade
    The British blockade would stop all ships carrying war supplies to Germany.
  • New weapons

    New weapons
    VideoThe flamethrowers were basically to spread fire by launching burning fuel. It was a good weapon that had a great impact on unprepared soldiers. The observation balloons were used for intelligence gathering and artillery spotting. This would be a great way to see what was going on during the war. This changed the fighting because they could see what else was going on and they could catch them off guard.
  • Lusitania

    LusitaniaThe Lusitania was one of the major reason U.S. is going to get involve with WW1. The ship was seen and sunk by the German U-boat. This killed many people.
  • Women’s Roles

    Women’s Roles
    Women's rolesVideoWomen would do manual and traditional labor. Some manual labor jobs include railroad workers, miners, dockworkers, and bricklayers. Traditional labor would include cooks, nurses, clerks, teachers, planted gardens, and selling bonds.
  • Election of 1916

    Election of 1916
    Wilson becomes electedThe election was Wilson against Hughes. Woodrow Wilson won this election. It was said that ke kept us out of war. People thought if Hughes won that they would be drawn to war. Wilson said he was going to defend American rights and keep the U.S. out of war.
  • Zimmermann Note

    Zimmermann Note
    Germans declared war on the U.S. and wanted Mexico and Japan to join them. Mexico will acquire land in America.
  • America Joins the Fight

    America Joins the Fight
    Americans join war The U.S. tried hard to keep out of the war like they said they were going to. Once the Zimmerman note was sent, that changed and the U.S. joined in on the war.
  • CPI

    CIPCPI stands for Committee on Public Information. Wilson created this to promote the war domestically while publicizing American war aims abroad. The leader was journalist named George Creel. Some examples that the CIP recruited are from business, media, academia, and the art world.
  • Great migration

    Great migration
    VideoGreat mirgationLarge scale movement of 100,000’s African Americans to Northern cities. They moved from the south trying to escape farming, sharecropping, and peonage.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    24 million people signed up for the Selective Service Act but only 3 million got drafted.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    The Espionage Act was amended many tims but it originally meant that it would prohibit any attempt to interfere with military recruitment. It was meant to deal with many issues from criminalizing various acts of espionage to protecting shipping.
  • WIB

    WIBWIB stands for War Industries Board. This was created so that supplies for the war could be easily purchased. Some examples of this are that it would provide labors with materials for production and it would solve problems related to labors and board of directors. The leader was Bernard M. Baruch.
  • 14pts

    The 14 points were in Woodrow Wilson's speech he gave to the American congress. These points were suppose to say that the country that the war was being fought for was fighting for a moral cause and for postwar peace in Europe.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    This extended the Espionage Act and it was very similiar to it. It was a set of amendments to the Espionage Act.
  • Map

    The two maps show Europe before and after WW1. Some new countries are Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and Poland.
  • Final Statistics

    Final Statistics
    StatisticsA total of 54,036 United States soldiers were killed during WW1. Out of all the countries, 8,538,315 soldiers were killed. For the Allied powers $125,690,477,000 was spent. For the Central Powers $60,643,160,000 was spent.
  • Armistice

    An Armistice means that means a cessation of hostilities as a prelude to peace negotiations. It was the agreement between the Germans and the Allies to end the war. The Armistice was signed at 5am but is the time remembered as the official ending of the First World War was at 11am. Arimistice is now known as Remembrance Day.
  • Big 4

    Big 4
    Leaders and countries consist of Woodrow Wilson of the United States, David Lloyd George of Britain, Vittorio Orlando of Italy, and Georges Clemenceau of France.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    This was meant to assure that the war didn't break out again. It was suppose to maintain world peace. Many countries signed up for the league fo nations. It was based in Geneva, Switzerland. The author of the league of nations was Jan Christiaan Smuts but Woodrow Wilson had many ideas with it.
  • Schenck v United States

    Schenck v United States
    Schenck was against war so he sent out pamphlets to men who had been drafted into the armed forces. The pamphlets said that the government didn't have any rights to send American citizens to other countries to kill people. The supreme court's decision ruled that Schenck did not violate the First Amendment right to free speech. Many people thought he violated the Espionage Act.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    It ended the war between and the Allied Powers. It was meant for Germany to accept responsibility for causing the war. The Germans didn't like this and thought it was unfair to them. The German's were treated as if they were the only country responsible for WW1.