World War I

By lottaus
  • Causes of World War I

    [causes of WWI](<a href='<a href='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htyue8xRS7M)' >Video</a>' >Video</a> The 4 Causes are:
    Militarism-Development of armed forces and their use as tools of diplomacy. Alliance System-Formal agreement or union between nations. Imperialism-Extending economic and political control over weaker nations. Nationalism-Devotion to the interest and culture of one nation.
  • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    [Franz Ferdinand Assassination Info](<a href='<a href='<a href='<a href='http://www.funtrivia.com/en/subtopics/The-Assassination-of-Archduke-Franz-Ferdinand-138037.html)' >Web</a>' >Web</a>' >Web</a>' >Web</a>
    Gavrilo Princip assassinated Franz Ferdinand because he did not want to be part of the Austro-Hungarian empire.
  • Allies vs Central Powers

    Web The allies-Russia, France and Britain
    Central Power-Germany, Austro-Hungary, and Turkey.
  • Fighting Begins

    Web Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia beginning in Europe but spreading fast throughout the world.
  • Map

    Before WW1 most women worked at home or only did womens work, power wasn't astablished as much, and laws were different. When the war was over many women took over jobs that men who had been drafted had done before. This is what started women doing "mens work". When the war was over the countries who had one gained more power over other countries since it was a world war. Laws had changed in America because of the World War. New countries were Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,
  • Map 2

    Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Turkey, and Czechoslovakia.
  • British Blockade

    Web The british blockade was set up on August 4th by Admiral de Chair. He set it up so enemy ships would not get in or out of the area. If ships could not get in, that meant that people could not trade to get more supplies. Without supplies you would grow weaker.
  • Trench Warfare

    Video The conditions in trench warfare were awful. It smelled extremely bad from all the blood from the dead bodies, men who had not washed in weeks, poison gas was staying in the air, and much much more. There was no facilities in the trench which meant you could not wash and you probably had to use the trenches as bathrooms. Most of the men shaved their heads so they wouldn't get lice. Millions of mice would stay in the treches eating the dead people which
  • Trench Warfare 2

    Video meant that they could grow up to the size of a cat. If the mice stayed there and there was millions that must be where they went to the bathroom so thats more smell. Men also suffered from shell shock which could end their time in the front line.
  • The League of Nations

    The League of Nations purpose was the promotion of international peace and security. Woodrow Wilson was the author who created the points that they wanted to make sure that war never broke out again. They tried disarmament, collective security, negoating the disputes between countries, diplomacy, and improving global welfare.
  • Lusitania

    WebThe Lusitania was a ship that was sunk by German U-boats. On May 1st, it left New York City to go to Liverpool. There was hidden munitions and contraband on the ship. All of this was destined for the British war effort. As the ship neared the coast of Ireland, it was hit by a torpedo which was fired by the German submarine U 20. We blamed Germany because we identified that it was the German submarine, the U 20.
  • The Great Migration

    VideoAfrican Americans moved from the South to the North because they wanted to have better jobs and they wanted to try and escape from the racism that was happening.
  • 3 New Weapons

    Video3 weapons that were used in WW1 are machine guns, flamethrowers, and gas. By having machine guns, it was a lof faster which meant more people were dying. It changed the way people fought because muskets were used before that and it was way slow and many people would line up in rows out in the open to increase the fire rate. By having a flamethrower, you could clear out confined spaces, you could have close range attacks against
  • 3 New Weapons 2

    Videoand there was the destruction of Field Fortifications. This changed the war because before this you would have to do close combat which is more dangerous without a flamethrower and when you cleared out confined spaces you would have to go through it which meant you could be surprised attack. A flamethrower could clear out a place and you barely would have to go through it.
  • 1916 Election

    [Web](<a href='http://millercenter.org/president/speeches/detail/3795)' >Web</a> Woodrow Wilson won the 1916 election because he made a promise not to go to war.
  • The Zimmermann Note (Zimmermann Telegraph)

    WebThe Zimmermann Note or Zimmermann Telegraph, was a memo sent from the German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to the German Ambassador to mexico. The Zimmermann note informed the Ambassador that Germany would be resuming its policy of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and, crucially, ordered him to propose and alliance.
  • America Joins the Fight

    WebUntiil now we tried to stay out of the war even though we traded with countries that were involved but we joined the war mainly because of unrestricted submarine warfare. Germany used it on January 9th, 1917 and they destroyed the Lusitania which carried Americans on it.
  • Womens Roles

    VideoBefore WW1 many women just worked at home. Once the war started and the men were getting ready to go to war, women starting getting jobs that men usually did such as bank clerks, ticket sellers, and elevator operators. They also started working in mills or factories like steel mills andpowder and ammunition factories.
  • CPI

    The CPI (Committee on Public Information) was an independent agency of the government in the United States which was made to influence the public opinion regarding us participating in WW1. George Creel was put in charge of this group because Woodrow Wilson picked him. Some examples are, setting up laws, settling problems, and helping with the war.
  • Selective Service Act

    Web By the end of WW1 about 24 million men had registered, 2.8 million drafted, and more then half of the 4.8 million Americans who served in the armed forces was drafted.
  • Espionage and Sedition Acts

    The Espionage Act was a law that was made by Congress that outlawed criticism of the U.S. government and the participation in Europe during the war. The purpose of this act was so we could put the IWW out of business.
    The Sedition Act was an act that made it a crime to write anything that was not true about the government or Congress. The purpose of this act was to stop the press from criticism of the government policies.
  • Schenck v United States

    The purpose of Schenck v United States was so that it could say that you can't just say whatever you want whenever you want and just get away with it. You have to watch what you say which also means you can't bad mouth the government. The outcome was that they found Scheneck guilty and he was sent to jail.
  • WIB

    The WIB stands for War Industries Board and this was created so supplies of war that were required can easily be purchased. Bernard Baruch was the leader of the WIB and some examples are they solved problems related to labors and board of directors, in order to solve disbutes between management and workers they increased wages of workers which led to the stop of strikes, and they worked on the conditons of factories.
  • 14 Pts

    The 14pts are 14 separate heads of ideas of an essential nature of a post-World War 1 that was written by Woodrow Wilson.
  • Armistice

    WebThe Armistice was signed on November 11, 1918 which was when they stopped fighting but it did not end the war. It didn't go into effect until 11 A.M which meant it was on the 11th day ofnthe 11th month on the 11th hour. On September 30, of the same year, Bulgaria called it quits. Within days of eachother, Turkey and Austria-Hungary gave up because they were to exhausted and could no longer go into battle.
  • Big 4

    The countries of the big 4 were the victors in ww1 and that was France, United Kingdom, Italy, and the U.S.A. The leader of France was Georges Clemenceau, the leader of the United Kingdom was David Lloyd George, the leader of Italy was Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, and the leader of the U.S.A was Woodrow Wilson.
  • Final Statistics

    During this World War, the Allied Powers had spent $125,690,477,000 and the Central Powers had spent $60,643,160,000. If you include civilians, then about 16.5 millions people were killed and within that about 50,000 Americans died.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The people that were for the Treaty of Versailles were the Big Four which were known as France, United Kingdom, Italy, and the U.S.A. The people that were against it was Germany because they are losing land and power. Some of the main terms include the surrender of all German colonies, the return of Alsace-Lorraine to France, and Danzig became a free city.