World War IMs. TanakaJohn Ehret HS Marrero, LADo Now:Connect Victory Gardens to the concept of Total War.
Create an example of propaganda for someone who wants to be homecoming king or queen.
What kind of changes occurred in the American economy as a result of war?
Are innovations in technology necessarily good or bad? Is itpossible to stop the flow of newideas?Who lost? Who won? Why?Essential Questions4Objectives:SWBAT assess how innovations in military technology and strategy affected the outcome of WWI.
SWBAT analyze how major events and key military leaders affected the outcome of WWI.
5Key WordsTrench WarfareTanks & AirplanesBolshevik RevolutionEntry of American expeditionary force
6PART I Technology in WWI
9Video ClipAnswer the Questions:What kinds of technology were mentioned in the video? What did you learn?http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/videos#trench-warfare
Trench footRatsTRENCH WARFARE
Led to a stalemateWhat improvements would you hve made to the trench layout?14Statistics:9 out of 10 men diedLife expectancy of Second Lt. was 3 months
TANKS & AIRPLANESTanks = new technologyAirplanes = used for spying
Tanks and airplanes could effectively attack the opposition across no mans land
PART II Key events in the war
ConvoysDefinition: When groups of merchant ships sail together, protected by warshipsto protect products being shipped to British & American troops
Effect on the allied powers (Britain, France, U.S.): Germanys U-boat (submarine) attacks dont really work
Bolshevik Revolution, 1917Definition: A revolution that gives Vladimir Lenin, a COMMUNIST, control of Russia.Effect on the allied powers (Britain, France, U.S.): Russia makes a treaty with Germany (1918) and draws out of the war.Germany launches all-out offensive against Britain, France, & the U.S.
Americans Join the Fight, 1917American troops (called doughboys) begin arriving in large numbers, led by General John Pershing. Effect on the allied powers (Britain, France, U.S.): Germany gets exhausted and starts collapsing by late 1918. Heroism: Example = Alvin YorkVideoPart III End of WWI Treaty of Versailles
Statistics1.3 million American soldiers served50,000+ American soldiers died230,000 American soldiers wounded5 million Allied soldiers died8 million Central Power soldiers died6.5 million civilians died
Ruins of the Hotel de Ville (town hall) Arras, France
What level of destruction does this picture indicate? What are some emotions evoked when viewing this image?
Why is it significant that the town hall was destroyed?
Can you envision what these buildings and towns may have looked like before the war? How long do you think it would take to rebuild these buildings and communities? How much do you think it would cost?
Can a community ever really recover from such destruction? How might France's goals for postwar settlement be different from the goals of the United States?
What would France probably want with respect to Germany? Why? Would those desires be reasonable? Why or why not?
Why might the U.S. be able to take a more idealistic perspective?
After the War Exit TicketExplain how the creation of tanks or airplanes affected the outcome of WWI. Show me what you know! Use your key words.What effect did the Bolshevik Revolution have on WWI?Who is Vladimir Lenin? EC: Who is John Pershing?
Exit TicketIn a 3-5 sentence paragraph, explain how the creation of tanks or airplanes affected the outcome of WWI. Show me what you know! Use your key words.What effect did the Bolshevik Revolution have on WWI?Who is Vladimir Lenin? EC: Who is John Pershing?