|Mr. Martin's World War 1 Internet Scavenger Hunt
1. Causes of W. W. 1
List four of the main causes of the Great War.
2. The Assassin Strikes!
________________ On what day in 1914 was the Archduke Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo?
3. The First To Declare War
________________ Which nation was the first to declare war?
4. Posters from the Great War
_______________ Choose the poster you like best. (Click to enlarge.) What is the poster trying to get people to do?
5. U-Boats Assassins of the Seas
Read the brief description of the sinking of the Lusitania at the bottom of the page. What is your opinion? Did the Germans have a right to sink the ship? Explain why or why not.
6. Wartime Cartoons
________________ In one of these propaganda cartoons, who are the German soldiers shown executing?
7. Thumbnail Bio
__________________ What was the nickname of Manfred von Richthofen?
8. The Great War - Interviews
__________________ According to the author, what was the first thing one noticed about the trenches?
9. The Germans Become Desperate
__________________ On February 1, 1917, Germany resumed what policy? It would result in drawing the U.S. into the war.
__________________ What was the meaning of the slang term "Fritz" during the Great War?
11. Russia Quits!
_________________ What was the name of the March 3, 1918, separate treaty that took Russia out of the Great War?
12. U-Boats On Patrol with U 35
_________________(View the entire sequence) What did the U-boat use to sink the neutral merchant ship?
_______________ What was the nationality of the designer of the German's Maxim machine gun (MG-08)?
_______________What was the nickname of the American 369th Regiment?
15. 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?
_____________________What was the title of the 1941 film in which Gary Cooper played a World War I hero?
17. Over There
__________________According to this popular war song’s “Chorus,” who would be coming “over there” to Europe to fight in the war? (Hint: it was slang for “Americans.”)
18. Revolution in Russia
__________________ Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks (Communists) when they overthrew the Russian monarchy and took control of Russia’s government?
19. Lost Battalion
_________________ Of the 550 men in the Lost Battalion, how many were killed in action in the Argonne Forest?
20. The Fighting Ends
_________________ What was the original name for the day of remembrance we now call “Veterans’ Day,” honored each year on November 11?
21. 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?
22. The Big Four
_________________Which one of the members of the Big Four was nicknamed “The Tiger”? He badly wanted to punish Germany for its part in World War 1.
23. 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.
24. 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?
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