Mrs. Dierks World War 1 Internet Scavenger Hunt Name Name The Assassin Strikes!

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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?


3. Troops

______________________________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)


Illustrate it and turn it in by February 21th

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