• Airplanes

    The Wright brothers invented airplanes. Airplanes fought in the sky.
  • Causes of WWI

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

    World War One - Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip because Bosnia wanted their independence.
  • Map

    All countries in Europe before WWI.
  • Allies vs Central Powers

    Overview of World War IThe Allies were France, Great Britain and Russia. The Centralm Powers were Austria Hungary, Germany and the Ottoman Empire.
  • British Blockade

    British blockade4 Aug 1914The Britain did this to prevent boats from coming to land and drop off weapons and men for Germany. America didn't send food and there was a famine.
  • Fighting Begins

    Battle of Liege was the first battle. It was Germany against Belgium.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare in WW1 - TeacherTube VideoWW1 World War 1 Trench Warfare93Over 200,000 men died in the trenches of WW1, most of them died in battle, but many died from disease and infections because of the unsanitary conditions.
    Rats and lice were constantly in the trenches.
    Death was everywhere in the trenches. Men were killed through the shell bombardment, poison gases, disease or a random bullet from a sniper.
  • Lusitania

    It sank as a result of being hit by a torpedo fired by a German U-Boat. Of the 1,959 passengers and crew, 1,198 died of injury, drowning or exposure. This was thought to be one of the reasons America joined the war.
    Lusitania An Epic Tragedy
  • Great Migration

    The Great Migration-ShortThis was when blacks moved from the south to the north. They moved to escape the racism of the south.
  • Election of 1916

    The Democrats' theme was "He kept us out of war". Wilson said that it was his policies that wer defending American rights and keeping the US out of war. Many political analysts predicted a victory for Hughes, and on election night it looked that Hughes had won.Wilson won because he carried California by 3,000 votes.
  • Zimmerman Note

    The Zimmermann TelegramThe Zimmerman Note was sent from a Germany Mexico asking them to join an aliance with Germany. The Germans told them that they would help get the USA back to for the Mexicans. The government intercepted this telegram and they gave it to the media, which forced americaa into the war.
    January 16, 1917
  • America Joins the Fight

    America joins the fight because of the Unrestricted Submarina Warefare and because they wanted to get more involved in Europe.
  • New Weapons

    World War One - TanksThe gas mask saved many lives. before this was invented many men died from dangerous gases.
    The tank made things a lot easier. It made it easy to go over wild lands.
  • Women's Roles

    Women In World War 1The woman in the family was the on ethat cooked so she made sure to save for the soldiers. She was also in charge of the gradens. World War I gave women an opportunity to prove themselves in a male-dominated society, doing more than cleaning the house and tending to the children, too. With so many men going to war, there was a large gap in employment and, in response, women came in to replace the men.
  • Selective Service Act

    While only 3 million people were sent to fight, 24 milion people were registered.
  • Espionage and Sedition Acts

    Espionage and Sedition Acts of World War The Espionage Act was enacted following the U.S. declaration of war on Germany, authorized federal officials to make summary arrests of people whose opinions “threatened national security.”
  • WIB

    War Industries Board in Ww1War Industries Board. The leader is Bernard M. Baruch. This agency was created during First World War so supplies of war that were needed can easily be purchased.
  • CPI

    Commitee on Public Information Commitee on Public Information. The leader was george Creel. The main purpose of the Committee on Public Information was to gather support for American involvement in the war.
  • 14 pts

    Modern History Sourcebook: Woodrow Wilson:Speech on the Fourteen Points Jan 8, 1918President Woodrow Wilson presented his Peace Programme to Congress. Compiled by a group of US foreign policy experts, the programme included fourteen different points.
  • Map

    New countries and boundaries were set after WWI.
    New Countries- Austria, Czechoslovakia, Rumania, Yugoslavia, U.S.S.R. East Prussia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.
  • Armistice

    It was later called Veterans Day. This was an agreement that both sides were tired of fighting.
  • Schenck v United States

    Schenck v. United StatesIn Schenk v. United States, the Supreme Court found that the Espionage Act did not violate the First Amendment. Holmes agreed with the majority that there exists a standard of "clear and present danger" which can restrain free speech. Because of this Eugene V. Debs was sentences to ten years in prison for interfering with the draft.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    WW1:The Treaty of VersaillesTreaty of Versailles Terms: Germany accepted the blame for starting the war. It made its army to 100,000 men. Itcould only have 6 battleships in its navy. It couldn't build any aeroplanes, submarines or tanks. Ithad to pay 6,600 million pounds in reparations to the countries that won the war. All of its colonies were given to France, Britain and other countries. It couldn't unite with Austria. It was to demilitarise the Rhineland. Germany lost the Polish Corridor.
  • Big 4

    United States, Britain, France, Italy. Wilson, Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Orlando were the leaders.
  • League of Nations

    Woodrow Wilson was the author and he was horrified by the slaughter that had taken place in the war. The only way to avoid repeating it was to create an international body whose purpose was to keep world peace and sort out international disputes.That was the task of the League of Nations.