|Chapter 11: The First World War
Over all student goal: To understand the causes of World War I, the reasons the United States entered the war in 1917, and the consequences of the war.
Identify the long-term causes and the immediate circumstances that led to WWI.
Describe the first two years of the war.
Summarize U.S. public opinion about the war.
Explain why the United States entered the war.
Describe how the United States mobilized for war.
Summarize U.S. battlefield successes.
Identify the new weapons and the medical problems faced in WWI.
Describe U.S. offensives and the end of the war.
Explain how business and government cooperated during the war.
Show how the government promoted the war.
Describe the attacks on civil liberties that occurred.
Summarize the social changes that affected African Americans and women.
Summarize Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
Describe the Treaty of Versailles and international and domestic reaction to it.
Explain the consequences of the war.