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The Legacy of America’s Story in World War I

“Understanding World War I is perhaps more important than ever. The war, quite simply, shaped the world in which we live.” Jennifer Keene, History Professor, Chapman University Now that you know a little bit about America and World War I, … Continue reading

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The War to End All Wars? Peace after WWI – for March 10/11

Once the war ended, what happened?  An easy peace treaty meeting in Paris – typical, right?   Not so fast … For your next class, preview the peace process that came after the war by reading and watching some content concerning … Continue reading

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Want some more from the trenches?

So, Doughboy – how were the trenches? After today’s class, you hopefully have an idea about the challenges AmericanS had when they were part of the trench warfare in World War I – and remember, they didn’t have it nearly … Continue reading

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Prepare to go “OVER THERE” as a member of the AEF! for March 6/9

You should have a solid understanding of America’s entry into the Great War, including the rationale outlined by Woodrow Wilson in his war message to Congress. You also should understand the role that Americans played o the home front during … Continue reading

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OVER HERE – The American Home Front during the Great War – for March 4/5

What was the impact of the Great War in the United States … and in Milwaukee?  Plenty! There are two video clips (with some embedded questions)  that you can use to prepare yourself for a next class activity on the … Continue reading

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Advice for President Wilson – LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR MARCH 2/3

SHOULD THE US GET INVOLVED IN THE GREAT WAR? War broke out in Europe in 1914, with the entire continent being affected by the “war to end all wars.” The United States did not get involved militarily until 1917, however. … Continue reading

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WANT SOME ORIGINS OF WWI INFO?

After the class intro, hopefully you have a basic idea about the origins of the Great War – The War to End All Wars – WORLD WAR I.  You can review the material below to get a better understanding about the long … Continue reading

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TEST PREPARATION – IMPERIALISM AND WWI!

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IMPERIALISM DEBATE – In the 50s in March!

I can discuss the the positives and negatives of American imperialism at the turn of the century. I can successfully and effectively prepare for and participate in an academic discussion. How do you hit these targets (and learn a ton … Continue reading

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IMPERIALISM – Learning Experience for February 25/26

I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. While the US was pushing for reform at home, the country was also expanding abroad in the era of IMPERIALISM.  Was American imperialism right or wrong?  That’s … Continue reading

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