Monthly Archives: March 2020

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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