|Mrs. Dierks World War 1 Internet Scavenger Hunt
Name____________________ Name ____________________ The Assassin Strikes!
1.________________ On what date in 1914 was the Archduke Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo?
2. The First To Declare War
______________________________ Which nation was the first to declare war?
______________________________What was the nickname of the American 369th Regiment?
4. Wartime Cartoons
________________________ In one of these propaganda cartoons, who are the German soldiers shown executing?
5. The Great War - Interviews
______________________ According to the author, what was the first thing one noticed about the trenches?
6. ______________ What were the same size as cats and snuggled up next to the soldiers as they slept?
7. The Germans Become Desperate
__________________ On February 1, 1917, Germany resumed what policy? It would result in
drawing the U.S. into the war.
8. Russia Quits!
__________________________ What was the name of the March 3, 1918, separate treaty that took Russia out of the Great War?
9. U-Boats On Patrol with U 35
_________________(View the entire sequence) What did the U-boat use to sink the neutral merchant ship?
10. The Fighting Ends
______________________ What was the original name for the day of remembrance we now call “Veterans’ Day,” honored each year on November 11?
11. Women in the War
_________________ _________________Who were the two women to be the first uniformed women in the Coast Guard? 12._____________________How long after WWI was it before women were "considered as an integral part of the United States military establishment"?
Christmas Day Truce 13. _______________In what year was the Christmas Day Truce?
14-18. Trenches on the Web - Timeline
_____________________a. Which nation mobilized the most soldiers?
_____________________b. Which nation suffered the greatest number of soldiers killed?
_____________________c. How many U.S. soldiers were wounded?
_____________________d. (Photo) How many surviving British soldiers became amputees?
_____________________e. Which nation had the highest percentage of wounded soldiers among its total mobilized forces?
19. Lost Battalion
_________________ Of the 550 men in the Lost Battalion, how many were killed in action in the Argonne Forest?
20. President Wilson’s Plan
________________________ What was the name for President Wilson’s series of proposals for peace in Europe at the end of World War 1?
21. Seeking a Peaceful Future
_____________________________ What was the name of the organization that President Wilson proposed in his 14th Point? Its purpose would be to prevent future wars.
22. The Seeds of World War 2
__________________What was the name of the corporal who served in World War 1 and would one day lead Germany into World War 2
Posters from the Great War
_______________ Each member must choose a different poster (Click on the poster to enlarge).
Each member must do a propaganda analysis.
Extra Credit (15 points)
TRENCH WARFARE AND THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE
FROM THE ABOVE WEBSITE…..WRITE A 10 LINE POEM ABOUT THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE.
Illustrate it and turn it in by February 21th